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Wetland Shrubs in Winter

Tuesday, November 18 - Learn to identify wetland shrubs using a combination of branching patterns, bud and bark characteristics, habitat, persistent fruits, galls, and marcescent leaves. With a pond, a stream, and a bog, Garden in the Woods provides an excellent field site for study.


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. 


Auction Preview

On November 7, we are auctioning exciting and unique items to raise funds to support our regional work in conservation, horticulture, and education. Register to bid today and get a jump start on 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



Lichens of the Norman Bird Sanctuary

Sunday, November 2, Middletown, RI - Join us as we explore mature woodlands, open meadows, rock walls, and puddingstone outcrops to study lichens. The lichens on site reflect their proximity to the ocean and are typical for southern Massachusetts and coastal Rhode Island.


What's in Bloom

October 24

Hamamelis virginiana

Hamamelis virginiana (common witch hazel)

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!