Native Plant Symposium
Join us on September 19th for a day-long conference hosted by The Rhode Island Wild Plant Society. Our own Cayte McDonough and Mark Richardson will participate in a panel discussion entitled Propagating Change: Local Seeds + Local Sowers, which explores eco-regional approaches to growing plants.Read more...
Pollinator Campaign Launches
President Obama has issued a call to action to reverse the alarming decline of pollinators. In response, conservation and gardening organizations across the country have formed the National Pollinator Garden Network and launched a new nationwide campaign – the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge.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.