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New Spring Programs

Forget about winter and start planning for spring. We have over 80 exciting programs available for registration now!

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New England’s plants face significant threat

In all, 22 percent of all native plant species in New England are now either extinct, rare, or in a state of decline, strangled by invasive vines, trampled by incautious hikers, or drowned by man-made dams, according to a landmark report released Thursday by the New England Wild Flower Society.

 

The Boston Globe covers our State of the Plants report.

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How Climate Change Is Transforming New England Plant Life

...Farnsworth is the author of “State of the Plants,” a new report that the New England Wild Flower Society calls the most thorough ever compiled on the status of the region’s plant life. 

 

WBUR article on our State of the Plants report.

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Sponsor a Seed

Support seed collection in New England and help save our endangered plants.
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Sabatia kennedyana

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Explore Alaska

June 24-July 5, 2015 
We invite you to join us to explore the wonderful wildflowers, wildlife and spectacular landscapes of Alaska! Alaska possesses a profusion of native plants from streamside to mountainside. There are more than 1,500 plant species in the 49th state, from sea level to just below the snow line.

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Northern Gardening Symposium

Another opportunity to hear Dr. Elizabeth Farnsworth discuss the state of New England's plants, plus presentations by horticulturist and writer, Dr. Thomas Christopher, and Dr. Mark C. Starrett, Associate Professor of Horticulture, University of Vermont.

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Become a Volunteer

The Society is supported by hundreds of volunteers who are a core part of our team. Our volunteering opportunities range from guiding to gardening to office work and plant conservation. Volunteering with us is an opportunity to enjoy nature, develop new skills, and make new friends. 

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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 2015 charitable donation today! 

 

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