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Webinar Forest Farming: Goldenseal

October 14, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Photo credit: Eric Burkhart

During this webinar, Dr. Eric Burkhart from Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center will discuss one of Pennsylvania’s most valuable woodland crops: goldenseal. 

Basic economics of goldenseal as an agroforestry crop, and essential horticultural aspects of the plant will be covered. Forest crop tree management and silviculture, including how to manipulate the forest canopy to promote goldenseal crops and salvage trees killed by invasive insects, such as the Emerald Ash Borer, will also be discussed.

Speaker information

Dr. Eric Burkhart is a professional botanist and ethnobotanist. He is an associate teaching professor at Penn State University, as well as the Appalachian Botany and Ethnobotany program director at Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center. 


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Date: Wed, October 14, 2020

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Cost: Member | $5 Standard | $10

Event Category: PASA Events