The Tools and Data You Seek
Check here for research documents, policies, tip sheets, and more
Most of this information appears elsewhere throughout our website, but we've gathered it here for ready reference. You can download most of the documents directly from this page. In some cases, a link will take you to another page on the site to find what you're looking for.
Media contacts, news releases, published stories
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Our Media Contacts
Executive Director Debbi Edelstein: dedelstein@NativePlantTrust.org
Director of Horticulture Uli Lorimer: ulorimer@NativePlantTrust.org
Director of Public Programs Courtney Allen: callen@NativePlantTrust.org
For images or permission to use images:
Visual resources and Go Botany: images@NativePlantTrust.org
Native Plant Trust in the News
Stories this month
April 4, 2019 - Director of Horticulture Uli Lorimer talks about native garden plants with Lucy Nalpathanchil, host of Where We Live on WNPR Connecticut: https://www.wnpr.org/post/what-does-it-take-grow-your-own-food-connecticut. The interview with Lorimer takes place at minute 40:16 of the program.
July 23, 2018 - "Defining 'Native' and Choosing Garden-worthy Native Plants, with Dan Jaffe," Margaret Roach, awaytogarden.com
July 15, 2018 - "Does Your Garden Have a Mulch Problem?" Tom Atwell, Portland Press Herald
May 15, 2018 - "Nasami Farm: A New England Mecca for Native Plant Lovers," Justine Hand, gardenista.com
February 10, 2018 - "Remembering Two Great Plantswomen: Ruth Bancroft and Elizabeth Farnsworth," Margaret Roach, awaytogarden.com. For additional interviews with Senior Research Ecologist Elizabeth Farnsworth on Roach's blog, see entries for September 18, 2017 and May 8, 2017.
August 28, 2017 - "Building an 'Ark' for New England's Rare Plants, Seed by Seed," Jill Kaufman, WBUR and New England Public Radio affiliate stations.
August 22, 2017 - "Connecticut's Rare Plants at Risk of Vanishing," Gregory Hladky, Hartford Courant.
Rare Plant Research and Recovery
Our status reports, recovery plans, Plant Conservation Volunteers
- This page contains three documents related to Flora Conservanda, plus recovery plans for 117 of New England's rarest plants. Open the appropriately titled green box to view and download files.
- "State of the Plants" technical report
- "State of the Plants" brief report
- Plant Conservation Volunteers brochure
- Guidelines on reintroducing rare species
International and National Frameworks
Policies and strategies for plant conservation
Assessments, guidance for conservation strategies, our climate change policy
Tip and fact sheets, ecoregion maps, garden plant finder, plants we sell
2. Native Plant Trust plant availability list (plants we sell):
3. Native Plant Trust plant price list
8. Tip sheets on plants:
- Native Ground Covers and Low-growing Plants
- Native Plants for Meadows
- Native Plants that Attract Pollinators
- Tough Plants for Tough Spots
- Right Plant, Right Place
9. Know Invasives, Don't Grow Them (brochure)
Programs catalog, school programs guide, transcript forms
Finances and Governance
Tax records, annual report, strategic plan, and more
For donations, transcripts, classroom rentals, and more
1. Classroom rental information, Garden in the Woods
2. Classroom rental agreement, Garden in the Woods
3. Valuing personal property (IRS form)
4. Gift-in-kind donations
5. Gift + legacy planning
6. General donations
7. Transcript forms for certificate programs: