Events Around the State

We post the events offered by other organizations that are closely related to our mission of inspriing people to action on behalf of native plants and the diversity of life that they support. There are many opportunities to learn more about this issue from these organizations, and we support their efforts. If you have an event you would like us to post, please contact us.

Greater Boston

Apr 6, 2014
1:00–3:30 pm

Tick Borne Disease: Awareness, Prevention, and Treatment
Panel about Lyme and other tick borne disesases that put gardeners at risk, with prevention and treatment options discussed.
New England Wild Flower Society / Garden in the Woods. $20-25. Pre-registration recommeded.

May 2, 2014
6:45 pm

Flora Conservanda 2012: Changes in New England's Rare Flora
New England Botanical Club talk by Bill Brumback, Conservation Director, NEWFS.
Garden in the Woods-New England Wild Flower Society, Framingham, MA. Free.

The Berkshires

Cape Cod

April 13, 2014
2:00 pm

American Oaks: A Genus to Love ~ A talk by Tim Boland, Director of the Polly Hill Arboretum
Similar program to our April 2 Evenings with Experts in Cambridge, MA, full of wonderful information about the importance of this genus to ecosystem stability and biodiversity..
Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, Brewster, MA. $5 per person.

May 3, 2014

Rain Garden Celebration ~ A talk by Amanda Sloan, Landscape Architect
A discussion of the newly designed rain garden at the Museum, with an opportunity to particpate in the final planting of the garden's flora.
Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, Brewster, MA. $10 per person.

Central Massachusetts & Connecticut River Valley