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  • Our Programs — New England Wild Flower Society
    MA May 09 2016 Other Understanding Trilliums MA May 12 2016 Horticulture Gardening Field Farm MA May 15 2016 Botany Conservation Watertown Life Friendly Gardens Tour MA May 19 2016 Horticulture Gardening North Truro Dunes Walk MA May 20 2016 Botany Conservation Devil s Den CT May 20 2016 Botany Conservation Vernal Pools are Cool MA May 21 2016 Children Families Gifford Woods State Park VT May 21 2016 Botany Conservation Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary MA May 22 2016 Botany Conservation Designing Gardens for Small Spaces MA May 31 2016 Horticulture Gardening Native New England Shrubs MA June 01 2016 Botany Conservation Wildflowers of Maine ME June 01 2016 Botany Conservation Watercolor in the Garden MA June 02 2016 Art in Nature Wildflowers of New Hampshire NH June 02 2016 Botany Conservation Grow Your Own Meadow MA June 02 2016 Horticulture Gardening Wildflower Walk MA June 04 2016 Botany Conservation Native Plants for Professionals MA June 05 2016 Horticulture Gardening Keeping It Simple NH June 05 2016 Horticulture Gardening New England Plant Communities MA June 10 2016 Botany Conservation Urban Gardening Series Container Gardening MA June 11 2016 Horticulture Gardening Plants and Pints MA June 18 2016 Horticulture Gardening Waterboro Barrens ME June 20 2016 Botany Conservation Eshqua Bog Natural Area VT June 21 2016 Botany Conservation Shady Edibles MA June 22 2016 Horticulture Gardening Wildflowers of Vermont VT June 23 2016 Botany Conservation Basic Wetland ID and Delineation MA June 24 2016 Botany Conservation Chapman Pond CT June 25 2016 Botany Conservation Family Hike Fish Weir to Frog Pond MA June 25 2016 Children Families New England Plant Diversity Session 4 MA June 26 2016 Botany Conservation Conserving and Gardening for Monarchs MA June 26 2016 Horticulture Gardening Odiorne Point State Park NH June 29 2016 Botany Conservation Introduction to Plant Families MA July 06 2016 Botany Conservation Wetland Shrubs MA July 07 2016 Botany Conservation Survey of Grasses of the Northeast MA July 08 2016 Botany Conservation Family Hike Acton Arboretum Bog MA July 09 2016 Children Families Landscape for Life MA July 12 2016 Horticulture Gardening With Mary The Audubon of Botany MA July 13 2016 Botany Conservation Introduction to Native Ferns MA July 16 2016 Botany Conservation Introduction to Carex MA July 17 2016 Botany Conservation Introduction to Designing with Native Plants Online July 18 2016 Online Learning Native Herbaceous Plant Materials Late Season MA July 20 2016 Horticulture Gardening Schoodic Point ME July 23 2016 Botany Conservation Urban Gardening Series Tough Plants for Tough Places MA July 23 2016 Horticulture Gardening Introduction to Native Ferns VT July 24 2016 Botany Conservation What Role Do Nativars Play in an Ecological Landscape MA July 27 2016 Horticulture Gardening Natives Pollinators and Your Backyard MA July 28 2016 Horticulture Gardening Mount Holyoke Range State Park MA July 30 2016 Botany Conservation Old Pepper Place Nature Reserve VT July 31 2016 Botany Conservation Pollinators in Peril MA August 06 2016 Horticulture Gardening Field Identification Techniques MA August 06 2016 Botany

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  • Garden shops — New England Wild Flower Society
    the Society Learn Our Programs Native New England Shrubs Introduction to Designing with Native Plants Watercolor in the Garden Basic Wetland ID and Delineation Introduction to Native Ferns Introduction to Native Ferns Understanding Scale in the Garden Shady Edibles Pollinators in Peril Understanding and Managing Soils Yankee Garden Tour Natives Pollinators and Your Backyard Niquette Bay State Park North Truro Dunes Walk Schoodic Point Trillium Week May 9 15 New England Plant Diversity Session 2 What Role Do Nativars Play in an Ecological Landscape Arbor Day Celebration and Tree Giveaway Understanding Trilliums Story Time and Musical Play at Garden in the Woods New England Plant Diversity Session 3 Low Maintenance Design with Native Plants Native Plants for Professionals Native Herbaceous Plant Materials Late Season New England Plant Diversity Session 4 New England Plant Diversity Session 5 Wildflowers of New England Introduction to Plant Families Native Herbaceous Plant Materials Early Season Landscape for Life Native New England Shrubs Wildflowers of New England Vernal Pools are Cool Webinar Twenty Great Native Plants for Your Garden New England Plant Diversity Session 1 Wetland Shrubs Survey of Grasses of the Northeast Wildflowers of Maine Wildflowers of New Hampshire Conservation Biology Urban Gardening Series Tough Plants for Tough Places Urban Gardening Series Pruning Fundamentals Urban Gardening Series Planting Basics Watertown Life Friendly Gardens Tour Family Hike Acton Arboretum Bog Chapman Pond Odiorne Point State Park Old Pepper Place Nature Reserve Orono Bog Vossburg Hills Plants 102 Deeper into the Green World Wildflower Walk With Mary The Audubon of Botany Hydric Soils Mushrooms for Beginners Plant Form and Function Designing Gardens for Small Spaces Native Woody Plant Materials Plants and Pints Devil s Den Gifford Woods State Park Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary Waterboro Barrens New England Plant Communities Botanic Inventory Methods Placemakers Lecture Wildflowers of Rhode Island

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  • New England Wild Flower Society Books — New England Wild Flower Society
    Guide By Ted Elliman and New England Wild Flower Society February 2016 Wildflowers of New England is for hikers naturalists gardeners and anyone wishing to learn more about the region s diverse wildflowers or just wanting to know the answer to What s that plant Ted Elliman a plant ecologist for the New England Wild Flower Society describes and illustrates more than 1 000 species commonly found in all six New England states including annuals perennials and biennials both native and naturalized Wildflowers of New England uses a logical and convenient identification key based on flower color petal arrangement and leaf characteristics One thousand color photographs help to confirm that you ve got the right plant The introduction includes an explanation of plant parts and information on plant names Flora Novae Angliae Flora Novae Angliae a Manual for the Identification of Native and Naturalized Higher Vascular Plants of New England by Arthur Haines with illustrations by Elizabeth Farnsworth and Gordon Morrison This robust manual required nine years of research and writing It includes up to date entries on the taxonomy and distribution of approximately 3 500 species of New England Flora precise distribution information accurate to the state level details

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  • Boxed Lunches — New England Wild Flower Society
    and Swiss cheese on a bulkie roll Oven roast turkey and cheddar on Country wheat Rare roast beef and havarti on multi grain bread Caprese Tomato Tomato Basil and Mozzarella on croissant Humus with sprouts on multi grain Chicken Caesar Salad Garden Salad All box lunches include chips mayo and mustard packets salad dressing chocolate chip cookie and fruit Add bottled soda water or tea for 1 50 each Want

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  • Buy Native Plants — New England Wild Flower Society
    Order in Advance Make sure your garden dreams come true take advantage of New England Wild Flower Society s advance ordering programs Anticipated Plant Availability List For Garden in the Woods and Nasami Farm pdf download New England Native Plant Collections Choose from seven groupings of eight plants each designed to fill a specific garden niche New England Native Plant CSA Purchase a share of our Edible Natives or Woodland

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  • New England Wild Flower Society Books — New England Wild Flower Society
    Guide By Ted Elliman and New England Wild Flower Society February 2016 Wildflowers of New England is for hikers naturalists gardeners and anyone wishing to learn more about the region s diverse wildflowers or just wanting to know the answer to What s that plant Ted Elliman a plant ecologist for the New England Wild Flower Society describes and illustrates more than 1 000 species commonly found in all six New England states including annuals perennials and biennials both native and naturalized Wildflowers of New England uses a logical and convenient identification key based on flower color petal arrangement and leaf characteristics One thousand color photographs help to confirm that you ve got the right plant The introduction includes an explanation of plant parts and information on plant names Flora Novae Angliae Flora Novae Angliae a Manual for the Identification of Native and Naturalized Higher Vascular Plants of New England by Arthur Haines with illustrations by Elizabeth Farnsworth and Gordon Morrison This robust manual required nine years of research and writing It includes up to date entries on the taxonomy and distribution of approximately 3 500 species of New England Flora precise distribution information accurate to the state level details

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  • The Understory — New England Wild Flower Society
    squeezing of their wintering habitats in Mexico and from the disappearance of their exclusive host plants milkweeds Asclepias species from throughout North America Other important pollinators such as honeybees and bumblebees are also taking nosedives due to mysterious ailments possibly linked to the widespread use of pesticides collectively known as colony collapse disorder March 31 2015 What s a Plant To Do Threats Facing Rare Plants in New England New England Wild Flower Society recognizes about 540 species of native New England plants as rare that is listed as endangered threatened of special concern regionally declining or historic not seen for the past 20 25 years in one or more New England states In figuring out how to manage habitats so as to foster recovery in these species we need to understand the causes of plant rarity March 31 2015 Plant Native Plants Even in Cities To many a gardener cities may appear to be biological deserts hot wastelands of concrete in summer and largely devoid of the charm of greenery particularly in winter But half the world s human population lives in cities and cities are expanding even faster than their resident populations are growing Thus it makes sense to evaluate the value of city habitat for maintaining biodiversity the rich assemblages of plants and animals that call cities their home Could downtown Boston Hartford Portland or Providence someday become native plant meccas for birds and other critters March 24 2015 Plants Get Around Climate change is happening already in New England summer and winter temperatures are warming heavier rain and snow events are happening and sea level is rising Plants are already responding on our landscape some bloom a week or more earlier in spring shrubs are becoming more common on alpine slopes and certain southern species like the invasive kudzu are gaining a foothold Others are stressed by heat drought and new pests and pathogens like hemlock woolly adelgid that are no longer kept in check by frigid winters March 20 2015 Climate Change and the Future of Plant Life symposium Andy Finton On March 26 five noted botanists and ecologists will meet in Cambridge to discuss the impact of climate change on plant life Sponsored by New England Wild Flower Society the symposium addresses Climate Change and the Future of Plant Life Each speaker brings a different perspective to the question How will plants respond to the predicted changes in temperature precipitation and sea level from a warming climate March 12 2015 Climate Change and the Future of Plant Life symposium Dr David Foster New England forests are at a turning point Following a 200 year resurgence forest cover has begun to decline in every New England state What will we do with this challenge and opportunity March 12 2015 How will climate change impact plant life Plants are the foundation of all life on the planet Their lives are intricately interwoven with those of insects birds animals other plants and humans in a complex web

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  • Florula Bostoniensis: A Botanical Time Capsule — New England Wild Flower Society
    us This is a story not only of the botany of native plants but of a place and of a people our region and people of New England Specifically this story covers the areas and towns around Boston where our book owner lived worked and rambled fields and woods to gather interesting plants Flash forward to summer 2015 As a volunteer librarian working with special collections at the New England Wild Flower Society I started to investigate the rare book collection held at the Society s Lawrence Newcomb Library at Garden in the Woods in Framingham Almost immediately I discovered the three volumes of Florula Bostoniensis held in our collection Something extraordinary happened as I opened up one of the books I was amazed to see not only the text of the 1824 second edition guide to native plants but was even more impressed by the story revealed in the marginalia These handwritten notes in the margins tell not only the extent to which this book was used as a field guide but how this volume captured its owner s love of the natural world My training at the Rare Book School at the University of Virginia heavily impressed on me the importance of maintaining physical books not only for their qualities as artifacts but for the information captured in personalized volumes Books become unique because of their owners In the case of Florula Bostoniensis a clean digital copy can easily be found online in the Internet Archive The Society s physical copy however contains the dates and places where the owner came across plants and identified specimens Andrew Leach Russell personalized the volume even more He inscribed poetic quotes taken from a variety of botanical writings of the day and pressed flowers and plants between the pages So not

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