Certificate in Native Plants - Elective: Native Medicinal Plants

July 29, 2014 | 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Visitor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom

2450 S. Milledge Ave. Athens, GA 30605

Cost: $50 Member Cost: $45.00


The botanically rich southeastern U.S. is home to a vast array of native plants with a long history of use as medicines. This course will emphasize both traditional and current uses of native plants. Students will learn about the role that native plant medicines have played in history, the ecological impact of the growing demand for herbal medicines, and what is being done to move towards the sustainable use of medicinal native herbs.