NEW ENGLAND WILD FLOWER SOCIETY Overview
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180 Hemenway Road
Target demographics: monitoring and protecting rare and endangered plants, and helping citizens conserve, promote, and learn to value our regions's native plants
Direct beneficiaries per year: 200 students; 20,000 visitors to Garden in the Woods; and region wide 3,500 members.
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: help clean seed before it gets banked; train to be a tour guide at Garden in the Woods, help weed and care for plant growing beds, scan/tag/upload images into our new visual records database, meet and greet members at special events, help remove invasives
Geographic areas served: every county, in every state in New England
Programs: the Plant Conservation Volunteers, certificate studies in native plant horticulture and botany, over 150 classes/courses/field trips for families and adults, teach-the-teacher workshops in Go Botany, and six annual internships in conservation and horticulture.