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Native Plant Trust Headquarters and Garden in the Woods

180 Hemenway Road, Framingham, MA 01701 

508-877-7630; (FAX) 508-877-3658; (TTY) 508-877-6553

General Information:

Plant sales (in season): 508-271-7920

Nasami Farm Nursery

128 North Street, Whately, MA 01373

413-397-9922; (FAX) 413-397-9944

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Conservation —

Development —

Public Programs —

Garden in the Woods —

Garden Shop & Visitor Center, Garden in the Woods — 774-301-8465,

Plant-related questions: 508-271-7920,

Garden Shop, Nasami Farm —

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Nasami Farm —

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Administration & Communications

Debbi Edelstein, Executive Director,

Kathryn Acerbo-Bachmann, Media Relations,

Christine Bennett, Office Manager, x3102,

Caitlin Hume, Administrative Assistant, x3001,

Sid Koul, Programmer/Analyst, x3207,

Emily Renaud, Graphic Designer/Publications Manager, x3103,

Jane Roy Brown, Writer-Editor/Social Media Coordinator,


Michael R. Piantedosi, Director of Conservation, x3202,

Arthur Haines, Senior Research Botanist (off-site),

Jessamine Finch, Research Botanist, x3304,

Micah Jasny, Botanical Coordinator, x3204,

Erik Sechler, Ecological Programs Coordinator, x3202,

Kate Wellspring, Seed Technician, 413-397-9922,

Lovejoy Conservation Intern, x3205,

Atkinson Conservation Intern, x3206,

Everett Conservation Intern, x3301,

Petcavage Conservation Intern, x3503,

Horticulture Garden in the Woods

Uli Lorimer, Director of Horticulture, x3401,

David Falk, Senior Horticulturist, x3405,

Caroline Campbell, Horticulturist, x3404,

Erin Hammes, Plant Records & Production Horticulturist, x3402,

Garden Shop/Visitor Center, 774-301-8465,

Noni Macon, Retail Manager, x3209,


Guided tours: Public Programs Coordinator,

Horticulture Nasami Farm 

Main: 413-397-9922 (no extensions)

Fax: 413-397-9944

Alexis Doshas, Nursery Manager,

(Karen) Miho Connolly, Nursery Coordinator,

Karime Gutierrez, Nursery Assistant,

Aileen Bellwood, Northeast Seed Network Coordinator,


Tracey Willmott, Director of Philanthropy, x3502,

Jim Viall, Philanthropy Manager, x3802,

Pauline Hodgdon, Philanthropy Assistant, x3104,

Margaret Sullivan, Philanthropy Assistant, x3801,

(Vacant) Philanthropy Assistant, x3201

Public Programs

Bess Paupeck, Director of Public Programs, x3302,

(VACANT) Public Programs Coordinator, 774-301-8451,

Stephen Kiely, Public Programs Administrative Assistant, x3305,

Marketing Intern,

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