ABC has arranged for the two keynote speakers to be Steven King, Ph.D., Senior Vice President of Ethnobotany and Conservation at ShamanBotanicals.com, and Phyllis Hogan, founder of the Arizona Ethnobotanical Research Association and Practitioner Associate in the Anthropology Department at Northern Arizona University.
ABC will also sponsor book and plant sales at the event, and staff members will lead workshops and demonstrations. Some of the events that ABC will be responsible for are a voucher sample identification lecture, an archeobotany lecture, a demonstration of for both function and using gourds beauty, a phytocosmetic demonstration, and a wildflower apothecary.
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By Gayle Engels