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NEW HAMPSHIRE

New Hampshire Chapter - New England Wildflower Society
Anne Moore, President E-mail:anmoo@earthlink.net
Bonnie Caruthers, Communications E-mail:thymeandtiarella@netscape.net
8 Boulters Cove, North Hampton, NH 03862
Tel: 603-964-1982
Web:www.newenglandwildflower.org/nh/nh.htm

New Hampshire Natural Heritage Bureau
Division of Forests and Lands - DRED
PO Box 1856, Concord, NH 03302-1856
Web:www.nhdfl.org/about-forests-and-lands/bureaus/natural-heritage-bureau

NEW JERSEY

Tourne County Park
Emilie K. Hammond Wildflower Trail, Boonton Township
Morris County Park Commission, 53 E. Hanover Ave., Morristown, NJ 07962-1295
Tel: 973-326-7600
Web:www.morrisparks.net/aspparks/tournemain.asp
Opened in 1960, the 545-acre park is the only remaining undeveloped fragment of the Great Boonton Tract. Includes Wildflower Trail with bird sanctuary; the Swamp Trail; and the Fern Walk, with 25 species of ferns. Most woodland wildflowers bloom early April through mid-June. Plant lists arranged by bloom time are available as a reference guide. The trail is not handicapped accessible and has some hilly climbing.

NEW MEXICO

Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park
P.O. Box 1147, Santa Fe, NM 87504
Tel: 505-476-3355 or 1-888-NMPARKS
Web:www.emnrd.state.nm.us/PRD/LivingDesert.htm
The Living Desert Zoo botanical garden houses cacti and other plants native to the Chihuahuan Desert. Includes haven for injured and orphaned birds and mammals that can no longer survive in the wild.

Native Plant Society of New Mexico
PO Box 35388, Albuquerque, NM 87176-5388
Tel: 505-256-2594
Email:sdlynn@zianet.com
Web:npsnm.unm.edu/
Publications: newsletter.

NEW YORK

Cooperative Sanctuary Program
Audubon International, 46 Rarick Road, Selkirk, NY 12158
Tel: 518-767-9051 Ext 114
Web:acspgolf.auduboninternational.org
Offers a kit and assistance in setting up a backyard habitat.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
1000 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225
Tel: 718-622-4433 x248
E-mail: lorigold@bbg.org
Web: www.bbg.org
Publications: 21st-Century Gardening Series that explores the frontiers of ecological gardening.

Mary Flagler Cary Arboretum
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Box AB, Millbrook, NY 12545-0129
Tel: 845-677-5343
Web:www.ecostudies.org
The Fern Glen native garden was founded for the preservation and enjoyment of plants indigenous to the northeastern United States. Fern Glen includes wetland; deciduous forest; shrub swamp; bog plants; and a pond with nature trails, hiking, bird watching. and wild-flowers. A wheelchair-accessible perennial garden blooms May through October. A greenhouse is open all year.

NORTH CAROLINA

Daniel Boone Native Gardens
Daniel Boone Park, Boone, NC 28607
Tel: 828-264-6390
Web:www.danielboonegardens.org
Founded in 1966, the garden features native plants in an informal landscape. Includes bog and rhododendron garden.

North Carolina Native Plant Society
c/o North Carolina Botanical Garden, CB#3375, Totten Center, UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3375
Email:tom@ncwildflower.org
Web:www.ncwildflower.org

NORTH DAKOTA

Gunlogson Nature Preserve
Icelandic State Park, 13571 Highway 5, West Cavalier, ND 58220
Tel: 701-265-4561
Email:isp@nd.gov
Web:www.ndparks.com/Nature/heritage/gunlogson.htm
A 200-acre expanse of native state flora and fauna including three rare species of birds, one rare fish, nine rare plants, and premiere woodland and wetland communities. A woodland trail of 2.75 miles, with printed guide, takes visitors through a natural ecosystem adventure. A piece of native prairie has been relocated and cultivated.

OHIO

Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm
1000 Aullwood Road, Dayton, OH 45414-1129
Tel: 937-890-7360
Web:aullwood.center.audubon.org
A hands-on nature center with an organic farm and a 350-acre sanctuary. Five miles of hiking trails traverse a variety of habitats found in southwestern Ohio, including forest (60 species of trees), wetland, grasses, marsh and meadow. More than 400 varieties of wildflowers. Specific plantings attract wildlife. Owned and operated by the National Audubon Society and the Friends of Aullwood. A Nature Center sells seeds and how-to books.

Cincinnati Nature Center
4949 Tealtown Road, Milford, OH 45150-9752
Tel: 513-831-1711
Email:cnc@cincynature.org
Web:www.cincynature.org
Three sites include a nature preserve and two farms. Open year-round. Rowe Woods is a 790-acre nature preserve, east of Milford, with 14 miles of hiking trails through field and forest and two native plant butterfly gardens. The Interpretive Building has rotating educational exhibits and a gift shop. In spring, exhibits explain which wildflowers will be seen on trails. Long Branch Farm is 535 acres near Goshen, with two miles of hiking trails. Gorman Heritage Farm is 100 acres situated on a glacial moraine in Evandale.

Ohio Native Plant Society
6 Louise Drive, Chagrin Falls, OH 44022
Tel: 440-338-6622
Email: inkys@juno.com
Web:dir.gardenweb.com/directory/onps1
Field trips, lectures, classes, and a Journal.

Wegerzyn Horticultural Association
1301 East Siebenthaler Avenue, Dayton, OH 45414
Tel: 937-277-9028
dir.gardenweb.com/directory/whag/
Publications: a quarterly newsletter.

OKLAHOMA

Oklahoma Native Plant Society
2435 South Peoria Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74114
Oxley Nature Center, 6700 E. Mohawk Blvd., Tulsa, OK 74115
Tel: 405-329-8860
Email:chadwick.cox@cox.net
Web:www.usao.edu/~onps/
Hiking trails and interpretive center located in the 804-acre Mohawk Park. Nature programs, bird watching.

Redbud Valley Nature Preserve
161 East Ave., Tulsa, OK 74115
Tel: 918-669-6460
Email:Oxley@ci.tulsa.ok.us
Web:www.oxleynaturecenter.org/redbud.htm
Unique nature preserve includes caves, springs, and rare native flora and fauna found nowhere else in the state. One and one-half miles of hiking trails.

 
   
 
 
     
 

 

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