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  • Join in conserving native plants – our natural heritage

Members' Preview Day at Nasami, April 25th (image copyright Jeff Carmichael)

Tree ID Using Bark and Habitat Clues

Cummington, MA, Saturday, April 26

Study a beautiful old-growth forest that has outstanding specimen trees, including some of the tallest pines in the Northeast. In this class, you will use bark to key out tree species and become familiar with the characteristic bark of trees.


New England Spring

may apple in ice


Garden in the Woods wins award

Yankee magazine has named Garden in the Woods the best native plant botanical garden in New England. 


Travel to Madagascar

Join us for a trip to this unique island in 2014! 

Madagascar pink


Northern Gardening Symposium

Saturday, April 19

9 a.m.- 3 p.m.
Celebrate the start of the northern gardening season with three outstanding speakers who will explore how to use and grow native plants.
Vermont Technical College
Randolph Center, VT


Master Plan for Garden in the Woods

After a year-long collaborative effort with Andropogon Associates, we have completed the Master Plan for Garden in the Woods, which will guide the evolution of the Garden for decades to come and offer visitors a richer, four-season experience.


Volunteer on Earth Day!

Join us on April 22 to help restore Arthur Morency Woods, a 14-acre conservation area in Framingham, Massachusetts. Volunteers will help with trail maintenance and removal of invasive species. 


2014 Annual Fund

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!