Seed Banking & Ex-Situ Conservation

September 5, 2016 alex Events

When: TOMORROW, Wednesday, October 5th, 7 pm – 9 pm
Where: Costin Room of the Framingham Main Branch Library; 49 Lexington Street; Framingham, Massachusetts 01702

Plants are critical to maintaining functioning ecosystems, and often constitute what we think of when we think of a “habitat”. New England Wild Flower Society has conserved and promoted native plants in New England for over 100 years, and continues to do so through applied environmental conservation efforts, including the use of ex-situ conservation, or seedbanking of seeds and genetic materials. The Society’s conservation staff member and seed bank coordinator, Michael Piantedosi, will discuss current efforts to restore native New England habitat – one seed at a time.

Brought to you by the Framingham Seed Lending Library + Transition Framingham

Transition Framingham

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