Hawaii

Ethnobotany Course on the Big Island of Hawaii

by Andrea Butje on November 5, 2012

At the Sandalwood Symposium in Hawaii, I had the honor of talking with Kathleen Harrison and learning about her extraordinary work “preserving biodiversity, respecting natural ecosystems and traditions of ecological knowledge.” Kathleen Harrison is an ethnobotanist, and is especially interested in the relationship between people, plants and mushrooms. On her website, she says: “We appreciate, study, and educate others […]

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