Wild ginseng in the mountains of North Carolina. Photo: MCT Wild ginseng in the mountains of North Carolina. Photo: MCT
Wild ginseng in the mountains of North Carolina. Photo: MCT

Rooting out ginseng poachers in US national parks

Despite tighter security and replanting programmes, park rangers admit they're losing fight to protect valuable crop in face of demand from Asia

Wild ginseng in the mountains of North Carolina. Photo: MCT Wild ginseng in the mountains of North Carolina. Photo: MCT
Wild ginseng in the mountains of North Carolina. Photo: MCT
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