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Garden in 
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Courses & Symposia
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Special Notices
Education: Thousands of people of all ages and interests learn about native plants through courses, school programs, teacher training, tours, conferences and field trips at sites throughout New England. The Society publishes booklets and bulletins about cultivation and propagation of native plants. 

garden pathHorticulture: The Society owns and operates the Garden in the Woods as its botanical garden and headquarters. This 45-acre garden is a unique living museum displaying the largest landscaped collection of wildflowers, ferns, shrubs and trees in the Northeast. 

Research: The Society develops economically feasible native plant propagation techniques for the nursery industry and researches propagation and seed banking of rare and endangered species.

showiesHabitat Preservation: The Society owns and manages seven sanctuaries in New England, protecting rare species as well as examples of New England habitats. In the wild, we monitor the survival of hundreds of rare plants and provide habitat management advice and information. 

Mt. WashingtonConservation Advocacy: The Society administers the New England Plant Conservation Program (NEPCoP), an alliance of more than 60 private organizations and public agencies working to prevent the extinction and promote the recovery of the region's endangered plants.

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Spring/Summer 98New England Wild Flower Magazine, including the Spring/Summer Course Catalog, is now available. Courses in horticulture, botany and environmental studies, plus field trips, special events and tours, are offered by the New England Wild Flower Society during the 1998 spring and summer seasons at locations throughout New England. Children will enjoy many programs designed just for them. For teachers, special programs and resources are available, with career development credits through Framingham State College. For a copy of New England Wild Flower, the Journal and Programs/Events Catalog of the New England Wild Flower Society, giving detailed information on spring and summer courses, feature articles on gardening and conservation, professional horticultural tips, special events and news of the New England Wild Flower Society, and its botanical garden and headquarters at Garden in the Woods, call (508) 877-7630, ext. 3802 (Membership) or ext. 3303 (Education). By mail, write to Courses, NEWFS, 180 Hemenway Road, Framingham, MA 01701. Email: [email protected]. Be sure to include your mailing address and mention that you want a copy of New England Wild Flower.

Wild Flower NotesA Special Edition of New England Wild Flower, the 32-page "Conservation Notes of the New England Wild Flower Society," with more than 50 full-color photographs of New England's rare and endangered native plants and their habitats, is now available in limited quantities for $4 (includes s/h) per copy. For more information, email: [email protected]. Please indicate you are interested in "Wild  Flower Notes."

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Member Homepages:
Vicki and Shel Michaels

Other Organizations:
AABGA — American Association of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta

Center for Plant Conservation

Internet Directory for Botany

North American Rock Garden Society

Tower Hill Botanic Garden

Town of Concord (includes Botanical information provided by NEWFS Librarian Mary Walker)

Wildflowers of Rhode Island

For more information, or to join the New England Wild Flower Society, write to: Membership, New England Wild Flower Society, 180 Hemenway Road, Framingham, MA 01701-2699, or call (508) 877-7630. email: [email protected]

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Photographs by Dorothy S. Long, Arieh Tal, Bill Brumback, William Larkin

IMLSA portion of the Society’s general operating funds for this fiscal year has been provided through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), a federal agency that offers general operating support to the nation’s museums and libraries.


Revised: 3/14/98

This page and all associated pages and images, Copyright (c) 1998 New England Wild Flower Society

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