VNPS Jefferson Chapter Meeting: Medicinal Plants and Other Non-Timber Forest Products
Wednesday, October 9th, 7:30-9:00 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.