Woodlands of the Mineral Hills
Wednesday, September 24 - Join ecologist and cofounder of A Natural Focus, Laurie Sanders, on a visit to The Mineral Hills Conservation Area, Northampton, MA. The flora are varied, and the hickory-hop hornbeam forest is the richest plant community of all. The weather forecast is for a high of 71 degrees and mostly sunny!Read more...
Elizabeth Farnsworth explains why plant biodiversity is important, even after the plants are dead.Read more...
The phenomenon of "plant blindness,"
and how botanists and other plant scientists are working to combat it.Read more...
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Help us save our region's endangered plants. Support seed collection in the six New England states.
NEW ENGLAND INVASIVE PLANTS: IDENTIFICATION, DOCUMENTATION, AND CONTROL
Friday and Saturday, September 26, 27 - Join botanist, Ted Elliman, for a two-day intensive workshop on invasives in the field. Learn about the basic ecological problems created by these aggressive species and about the complicated and sometimes political issues involved, including the process by which a plant becomes labeled as invasive.Read more...
What's in Bloom
Symphiotrichum novae-angliae (New England American-aster)
Join Our Team
New England Wild Flower Society has openings for a receptionist/administrative assistant and a philanthropy coordinator. These are great opportunities to work for an important cause at a dynamic organization!Read more...
Save Native Plants
Preserve today what you want to enjoy tomorrow. Our essential conservation efforts in every county of New England continue to increase in importance as the impacts of climate change are felt ever closer to home. Make your 2014 charitable donation today!