The Tools and Information You Seek
Check here for research documents, policies, tip sheets, and more
Some of these resources appear elsewhere on our website, but we've gathered it here for ready reference.
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
Native Plant Trust in the News
June 1, 2019 - Margaret Roach chats with Director of Horticulture Uli Lorimer about choosing native plants for the garden, in "A Way to Garden," her website and podcast.
May-June 2019 - "Botanical Bounty: Delving into New England's Springtime Flora," Nell Porter Brown, Harvard Magazine
April 7, 2019 - "Learn to Save Native Plants at Symposium," Tom Atwell, Portland Press Herald
April 6, 2019 - "Garden Line with C. L. Fornari," WXTK Radio, Cape Cod, MA
April 4, 2019 - Director of Horticulture Uli Lorimer talks with Lucy Nalpathanchil, host of Where We Live on WNPR Connecticut. The interview with Lorimer takes place at minute 40:16 of the program.
September 11, 2018 - "New England Wild Flower Society Brings Pollinator Garden to Keene State," keene.edu/news/stories
July 30, 2018 - "Gardening 101: Lupine," Michelle Slatalla, gardenista.com
July 23, 2018 - "Defining 'Native' and Choosing Garden-worthy Native Plants, with Dan Jaffe," Margaret Roach, awaytogarden.com
July 19, 2018 - "Cultivating Place: New England Wild Flower Society," Jennifer Jewell and Sarah Bohannon, North State Public Radio (Chico, California)
July 15, 2018 - "Does Your Garden Have a Mulch Problem?" Tom Atwell, Portland Press Herald
June 1, 2018 - "Everything You Need to Know about North American Native Orchids," Justine Hand, gardenista.com
May 15, 2018 - "Nasami Farm: A New England Mecca for Native Plant Lovers,"
https://www.gardenista.com/posts/native-plants-nasami-farms-massachusetts/Justine Hand, gardenista.com
March 8, 2018 - "Native Plants for New England—and Beyond," Carol Collins, Fine Gardening
April 19, 2018 - "Mayflowers, Preserving Our Native Plants and a New Book Arrives Just in Time,"Matt Mattus, growingwithplants.com
April 9, 2018 - "Wild Flower Society: 10 -Outside-the-box Native Plants," Justine Hand, gardenista.com
March 2, 2018 - "With Native Plants, You Can 'Grow Local,'" Nancy Shohet West, Boston Globe
February 22, 2018 - "Native Plants: New England's Tested Survivors," N.B., boston.com, Boston Globe (print edition)
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.
October 2, 2017 - "Meet Debbi Edelstein of New England Wild Flower Society in Framingham," bostonvoyager.com
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
May 20, 2016 - "Checking Up on Native Plants," Living on Earth, Public Radio International
May 6, 2016 - "Trillium Week to Bloom at New England Wild Flower Society," Madeline Bilis, Boston Magazine
Rare Plant Research and Recovery
Our status reports, recovery plans, and Plant Conservation Volunteers brochure
- 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, reports, and guidance for conservation strategies
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)