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

May 3, 2015
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Urban and Suburban Carbon Farming to Reverse Global Warming
One-day conference for climate activists, gardeners, educators, public officials, and all who are concerned about our ecological future. Sponsored by Biodiversity for a Living Climate. Held at the Harvard Science Center, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA. Fees on a sliding scale.

May 20, 2015
9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Xerces Society: Pollinator Conservation Short Course
Learn about the latest science-based approaches to increasing pollinator populations for improved pollination and crop production. Taught by the Xerces Society and tailored to the needs of farmers, natural resource specialists, and NGO conservation organization staff. Held at Powisset Farm, Dover, MA. $35 per person.

May 28, 2015
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Weed Walkabout
Join Randy Prostak, U Mass Extension Weed Specialist, for a walk through the landscape for an up-close look at weed problems of woody ornamental plantings. Offered by U Mass and held at the Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, MA. Preregistration required. $50 per person.

The Berkshires

April 11-12, 2015

Project Native Environmental Film Festival
Award winning films on a variety of topics.
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Cneter and Triplex Theater, Great Barrington, MA. Free admission.

Cape Cod



Central Massachusetts & Connecticut River Valley

May 2, 2015
8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Beyond the Honey Bee: Conserving Our Vital Native Pollinators
A one day conference for landowners and gardeners who want to manage their proerties to pretect native pollinators. Sponsored by the Hubbardston-Ware River Nature Club & East Quabbin Land Trust. Held at the Harvard Forest, Petersham, MA. $45-50 per person.

two-day exploration of ecological conceptsMassMutual Center, Springfiled, MA. Fee varies from $85 – $320.