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Celebrate 115 years of success!

Pope Francis calls for “a new dialogue about how we are shaping the future of our planet”

In the “Laudato si'” encyclical released June 18, Pope Francis urgently calls for action to save a planet that “groans in travail” and exhibits “symptoms of sickness…in the soil, in the water, in the air and in all forms of life.”


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.



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 Spring Appeal

Celebrate 115 years of success!


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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.



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.




Caterpillars of Great Blue Hill

Sunday, August 9, 1-4 p.m.

Explore Great Blue Hill and learn about its surprising caterpillars! From the ski-slope meadows to the pitch pine and scrub oak barren tops, the area is home to many strange and wonderful creatures.


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.


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.

The Hope Goddard Iselin Foundation has pledged $500,000 to challenge other foundations and individuals to invest in our initiative to collect and permanently store the seeds of imperiled plants.