New Spring 2016 CLASSES with ethnobotanist Kathleen Harrison

Sign up now! Or sign up on the mailing list to learn about our future class offerings.  * Global Ethnobotany with a Local Focus – ~ A popular 4-month series, one Saturday per month. A survey of the breadth and depth of cultural relationships between plants, fungi and humans—from ancestral folk knowledge to 21st century [...]

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Our Challenge Grant needs rain! Rain = Donations, please, by Dec. 31

Our challenge grant needs rain now! Donations = Rain. Please give! Like the forests and meadows, at Botanical Dimensions we appreciate the rain and snow that California is finally receiving, after years of drought. Our oak and chapparal-covered hills are reveling in moist green. We know the fungi are having a blast, awakening underground and [...]

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PLEASE HELP MEET OUR CHALLENGE GRANT by Dec. 31st!

Generous donors have given $4800 that we must match in the next few days, by 12/31/15. Please make a year’s-end tax-deductible donation to support our projects, studies, classes and the new Ethnobotany Library. Become a member for merely $35/year, or give as generously as you can at any amount. Click the DONATE button here, or [...]

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BD’s ETHNOBOTANY LIBRARY IS OPEN – Become a member!

The new library of Botanical Dimensions holds a treasure trove of books, periodicals and articles on all aspects of wide-ranging ethnobotany: Certainly lots on plants (botany) and fungi (mycology), but also ecology, indigenous knowledge systems, biodiversity, natural philosophy, mythology, anthropology, herbal medicine, botanical illustration, and much more. We have a featured section on visionary plant [...]

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Ethnobotany Library Opening Event Saturday, November 14, 2015 in Occidental

At Botanical Dimensions, we are excited to announce the public opening of our unique Ethnobotany Library here in West Sonoma County. Our collection begins with one thousand books and journals from the collection of ethnobotanist Kathleen Harrison and several other generous donors. Please come celebrate our opening day, peruse the wonderful range of books, and [...]

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New class series begins Aug. 9, 2015 – Global Ethnobotany with a Local Focus – with Kathleen Harrison

This 4-part series will be held August-November, 2015, in Occidental, CA, on the 2nd Sunday of each month: Aug. 9, Sept. 13, Oct. 11 & Nov. 8. Cost for the full series is $310. (Limited to 25 participants.) Kat has taught this popular series several times. Kat’s topics include all these, plus ample speculation and discussion. Global [...]

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