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Investigating Your Yard and Woods in the Digital Age

Saturday, July 26 - Join Jim Sirch, Education Coordinator, Yale Peabody Museum, New Haven, CTto learn to easily identify wild plants and butterflies in your yard or nearby open space using Go Botany, ICBug, and YardMap


Important Legal Victory for Conservation

A landmark ruling by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court supports the tax-exempt status of conservation land.


Get Ready for Free Fun Friday!

Friday, August 15, at Garden in the Woods.  Admission to the Garden is free, and we've planned lots of activities for families. 

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



Planting a Bog Garden

Saturday, July 26, 1 p.m.

Learn all about cultivating the exotic plants that inhabit soggy wet spots in this demonstration at the Visitor Center at Garden in the Woods.

Saracenia purpurea  

What's in Bloom, July 21

Monarda didyma

Monarda Didyma (bee-balm)


New Federal Program for Pollinators

President Obama issued a memorandum establishing the first comprehensive federal program for pollinators. The program explicitly recognizes the importance of native plants in supporting pollinators.


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!