Contact

Email to Muriel Hendrichs

Muriel Hendrichs, MSc

Position/Function

Since 2007, ethnobotanist and head projet for ProFrutteti (conservation of old fruits trees varieties)

Since 2015, direction for L'alberoteca (research, consulting and formation in ethnobotanical projects)

Institute

Capriasca Ambiente - ProFrutteti

L'alberoteca

Address

E-Mail: info@lalberoteca.ch

 

 

 

Projects

  • Ethnobiology: Conservation of genetic resources and local knowledge of Malus domestica and Pyrus communis in Ticino (www.capriascambiente.ch).
  • Ethnobotanical garden: head project for the Garden of scents ("Il giardino degli odori") in collaboration with "Lugano al verde" a project of the Città di Lugano (www.luganoalverde.ch).
  • Areas of expertise or field of activity/research interests

    Ethnobotany, conservation and valorisation of ancient fruit trees varieties

    Ethnobotanical gardens

    Nature activities for schools focused on ethnobotany

    Countries

    Switzerland

    Education

    • 2007-2009 Master of Science in Ecology, ethology and evolution - University of Neuchâtel Switzerland
    • 2002-2006 Bachelor of Science in Biology and Ethnology - University of Neuchâtel Switzerland

     

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