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PhD, Associate Professor, Penn State

Eric Burkhart


Eric Burkhart is a botanist, ethnobotanist, and agroforester with Penn State, where he serves as director of the Appalachian Botany and Ethnobotany Program at Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center and associate teaching professor in the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management. His research and education program in Pennsylvania is focused on developing sustainable wild stewardship and agroforestry production systems for specialty forest products, including American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius), goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis), Indian-pipe (Monotropa uniflora), and ramps (Allium tricoccum).


Pennsylvania State University (Penn State)

Areas of Expertise

Farmer, Scientist, Professor

Publications / Website Link

Address: Pennsylvania
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