Wildharvesting Practices for Medicinal Plants
In this semester long course students learn about the many issues surrounding the sustainable harvest of wild medicinal plants both locally and internationally. Ethical and traditional harvesting practices associated with specific medicines are investigated in depth, with consideration for at-risk species. The course engages students an in depth research process to connect their understandings of botany, ecology, and herbal wild harvesting as applied to sustainable wild harvesting methods.
Prerequisites: PD101 and BMS112 Credits: 3 Hours: 45