Montana's Medicinal Plants: Harvesting the Wild

Dates: June 7-9, 2022

Meets: Tu and Th from 10:00 AM to 12 N

Location: Pilgrim Congregational Church - Field Trip

OLLI Member: $45.00

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Enrollment requires a 2021 - 2022 OLLI at MSU Membership

Medicinal and edible plants of Montana have a long history of being harvested for Indigenous tradition, personal, and market uses. Learn guidelines of harvesting plants, and which ones are "at risk" of being overharvested. We will first meet for an indoor presentation June 7th, followed by a field trip on June 9th to view some of our edible and medicinal plants of Montana.

Course Takeaways

History of harvesting wild plants of Montana.
Organizations conserving medicinal wild plants.
Guidelines for wildcrafting/harvesting wild plant material.
In-person field trip to view some Montana edible and medicinal plants.

Apply for a needs-based scholarship to take this offering.

Fee:   $45.00

Pilgrim Congregational Church - Field Trip

2118 S 3rd Ave, Bozeman, MT 59715

Roberta (Robyn) Klein

Robyn Klein has been teaching herbal medicine, medical botany, and plant identification for decades. As adjunct instructor, she introduces these subjects to K-12 teachers for the MSSE Program at MSU. Her gardens are full of medicinal plants from Russia and China, as well as medicinal native plants of Montana.
Date Day Time Location
06/07/2022Tuesday10 AM to 12 N Pilgrim Congregational Church
06/09/2022Thursday10 AM to 3 PM Field Trip
Suggested readings: Medicinal Plants of the Mountain West, by Michael Moore Edible Wild Plants of the Prairie, by Kelly Kindscher TRAFFIC Report Wild at Home: Exploring the global harvest, trade and use of wild plant ingredients, Martin Jenkins, Anastasiya Timoshyna and Marcus Cornthwaite United Plant Savers Sustainable Herbs Montana's Wildcrafting Law


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