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Md. ginseng season opens with ban on state land

Maryland ginseng hunters are facing the new season with a prohibition on digging the valuable root on state land.

Monday - 09/02/2013, 07:20am EDT

Tags: Maryland Department of Natural Resources,

New rules govern harvest of ginseng

Because ginseng, which is used for medicinal purposes and often seen in foods and supplements, is so lucrative, it's over-harvested and on a threatened species list in Virginia. New regulations, however, are intended to ensure the survival of the species.

Monday - 08/05/2013, 07:44pm EDT

Tags: Kathy Stewart,

Va. adopts new regulations to protect ginseng

Virginia has adopted new regulations aimed at ensuring that wild ginseng survives in the state.

Monday - 08/05/2013, 06:42am EDT

Tags: Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,

Va. ginseng regulation up for hearing Thursday

Thursday - 03/28/2013, 04:10am EDT

Tags: agriculture, Virginia

Md. eyes ban on ginseng hunting in state land

Monday - 03/11/2013, 06:28pm EDT


Va. ginseng poacher gets jail time

A Virginia man has been sentenced to 15 days in jail for illegally harvesting ginseng along the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Thursday - 12/06/2012, 06:57am EST

Tags: Roanoke, Blue Ridge Parkway

Ginseng poachers take to the woods as prices soar

Friday - 09/28/2012, 11:00am EDT