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Gatherers, practices, and livelihodd roles of non-timber forest productsAuthor(s): Marla R. Emery; Marla R. Emery
Source: Non-timber forest products, fact sheet no. 6. Virginia Tech: Blacksburg, VA. 5 p.
Publication Series: Other
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionGathering plant material for food, medicine, and utilitarian items was the original relationship between human beings and forests. Even today, people throughout the world turn to forests and associated open lands to feed and heal themselves and find materials for things such as baskets and brooms.
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CitationEmery, Marla R. 2001. Gatherers, practices, and livelihodd roles of non-timber forest products. Non-timber forest products, fact sheet no. 6. Virginia Tech: Blacksburg, VA. 5 p.
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