Alternative Nature American Botanic Council

American Council for Medicinally Active Plants

American Herbalists Guild

Appalachian Center for Ethnobotanical Studies

Botanical Liaisons

Chicago Botanic Garden

Dr. Ben Sike's webpage

The American Herbal Products Association

Center for Plant Conservation

CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

The Collaborative on Health and the Environment


The Complementary and Alternative Medicine Index

Dr. Jeanine Davis's web site at North Carolina State University.  Here is Dr. Davis' web site specific to ginseng and woodland herbs.

Dr. James Duke’s Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases 

Fish and Wildlife Service. . The Fish and Wildlife Service has a ginseng-specific link. You may also want to check out the Fish and Wildlife Service's endangered species program. Search for 'ginseng' to find conservation information specific to ginseng.

Forest Trends

Global Development Alliance – USAID

Health Care without Harm

Health Observatory




Herb Research Foundation

International Forestry Review

IUCN – The World Conservation Union

International Union of Forest Research Organization (IUFRO)

James Wong's Website

Medicinal Plant Working Group

Missouri Botanical Garden

Mountain Horticulture Crops and Research Center

National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service


Non-Timber Forest Products and Markets

Non-Timber Forest Products, United States

Non-wood News

Numen Film

Peoples' Pharmacy

Royal Botanic Gardens

Plant Conservation Alliance and Medicinal Plants Working Group (MPWG)

Rainforest Alliance

Roots of Appalachia Growers Association

Safer States

Science and Environmental Health Network

Smith Fellows Website

The Society for Ecological Restoration

United Plant Savers

USDA Plants Database

Web MD

West Virginia Woodland Stewards

WHO/IUCN/WWF Guidelines on the Conservation of Medicinal Plants

Women's Health and the Environment