Steve Kruger: Non-timber Forest Products

Wednesday, October 9 - 7:30 PM

VNPS Jefferson Chapter Meeting: Medicinal Plants and Other Non-Timber Forest Products

Wednesday, October 9th7:30-9:00 pm, Education Building at Ivy Creek Natural Area, 1780 Earlysville Road, Charlottesville. 

Steve Kruger is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation at Virginia Tech. He will speak about his work using surveys and qualitative interviews to study the Appalachian non-timber forest products, particularly the trade in native medicinal plants. Before coming to Virginia Tech, Steve worked as a public folklorist in North Carolina. He helped produce the Blue Ridge Music Trails Project and documented cultural traditions in the western mountains and along the southeastern coast. Free; all are welcome.


1780 Earlysville Road
Charlottesville, VA 22901
Event Type
Lecture / Workshop


Virginia Native Plant Society (Jefferson Chapter)

Date / Time

Wednesday, October 9, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM