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Strange But True: Fascinating Plant Behaviors

Wednesday, October 22  - A plant's biology and behavior are as complex as any animal'sElizabeth Farnsworth, our Senior Research Ecologist, will introduce you to many intriguing plant activities, including clever mimicry, parasitism, carnivory, foraging, and motion. (oh, my!)


The Understory

In "Blue on Blue," Erin Schaeffer explains the connection between the Karner Blue butterfly and Lupinus perennis, the native blue lupine, seeds of which the conservation team collected in New Hampshire. 


Night of Illumination

Thursday, October 23, at Garden in the Woods. Hear a special presentation by Gary Smith on plans for the revival of the Woodland Garden at 5 p.m., followed by a luminaria-lit trail walk at 6 p.m. This event is for members only, but join that day and you can participate in the fun!


Sponsor a Seed

Help us save our region's endangered plants. Support seed collection in the six New England states. Protect-sabatia-kennedyana-7280-William-Larkin.jpg   

Sabatia kennedyana



Hurricanes, Invasions, and Restoration: A Salt Marsh Odyssey

Saturday, October 25, Narragansett, RI - Join University of Rhode Island researchers on an exploration of the Galilee Salt Marsh and identify ecological and social changes that shaped the floral and faunal communities of the areas.


What's in Bloom

October 10

Conoclinium coelestinum

Conoclinium coelestinum

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! 


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!