Framework Trees of New England
Join us as we explore the history, changes in composition, and ecology of the New England forest from the Ice Age through European settlement. Learn to identify native New England trees, their habitats, and their communities. Explore the impact of natural and human disturbances on the forested landscape and learn to recognize stands of different ages.Read more...
Featured in The New York Times
...New England Wild Flower Society and its partners are planning to collect the seeds of native plants like saltmarsh rush and little bluestem and replant them in areas battered by the deadly 2012 storm.
This is the first large-scale, coordinated seed banking effort in the eastern United States.Read more...
State of the Plants
New England Wild Flower Society has released the "State of the Plants" report, the most comprehensive assessment of New England plant communities ever assembled.
2015 Fall Appeal
Celebrate 115 years of success!
Your donation supports conservation actions for endangered plants, boosts propagation research, preserves genetic diversity in the regions' landscapes, promotes habitat restoration, and even helps pilot new online education programs.
July 8-21, 2016
Sustainable Site Design Basics
Thursday, October 1, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Delve into the fundamentals of sustainable landscape design, focusing on integrating existing and new buildings sustainably into a landscape. Tom Benjamin, landscape architect and sustainable designer, will address the ecological, water, energy, and food system links between buildings and their supporting sites.Read more...
Featured on Living on Earth
...climate change, aggressive invasive species and insects are stressing some iconic plants...Host Steve Curwood takes a walk in the woods with the Wild Flower Society’s senior research ecologist Elizabeth Farnsworth to find out what’s going on.
Living on Earth with Steve Curwood is the weekly environmental news and information program distributed by Public Radio International.Read more...
The Seed Ark
We need your support to raise the full $5 million that can save all the rare and endangered plants of New England.