As I mentioned in my last post on Sandalwood, two organizations--the United Plant Savers and the International Sandalwood Foundation--came together to organize a four-day Sandalwood Symposium. During the symposium, information was shared on species of Sandalwood from around the world, including Hawaiian Sandalwood.
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At the Sandalwood Symposium in Hawaii, I had the honor of talking with Kathleen Harrison and learning about her extraordinary work "preserving biodiversity, respecting natural ecosystems and traditions of ecological knowledge."
Kathleen Harrison is an ethnobotanist, and is especially interested in the relationship between people, plants and mushrooms. On her website, she says:
Two extraordinary organizations, the United Plant Savers and the International Sandalwood Foundation, have joined to organize a four-day Sandalwood Symposium. The Sandalwood Symposium brought together a diverse international group dedicated to conserving the world's Sandalwood trees. […]