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2018

This year's herb walk will be presented by Christopher Hobbs on October 2nd at 4 PM at the ACVBM annual conference in Kissimmee, FL. Additional details will be available soon.

 

2017

The American College of Veterinary Botanical Medicine celebrated its third annual conference in San Diego, California, October 3-4, 2017. Our conference started with an herb walk led by Dr. Ihor Basko. This was a sense based experience with the participants selecting a few plants that ‘called’ to them. Then sitting in silence with the plant, one attempted to hear them, smell them, sense them, using all of ones sensory capabilities. It was a wonderful experience to just be with the plants and to try to discern their personalities without relying on a book for information.

 

From Ihor:  http://www.ethnoherbalist.com/southern-california-native-plants-medicinal/

 

 "I personally will be using it as a guide.  It should be especially useful for those living in the area and are thinking about using local herbs in

their practice. I am planning my herb walk to be more experiential than didactic learning so that the experience can be used in their own locale.  I would like people to take pictures of those they find interesting or "are calling to them" and spend some time with the plant...feeling, sensing, tasting, and hearing them."

 

A slideshow of images we captured is below. More will be added as received.

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