Botanical Web Resources
Clubs & Societies
Founded in 1895 the NEBC promotes the study of plants in North America especially the flora of New England and adjacent areas.
NEWFS maintains a great garden of native plants – Garden in the Woods – in Framingham MA and promotes conservation of N. American native plants through education,, research, horticulture, habitat preservation , and advocacy.
Gardens & Herbaria
The herbarium of the University of Vermont.
The herbaria of Harvard University. This site had a number of interesting plant databases.
Home to a world famous public garden which is a National Historic Landmark. This website has lots of interest including under their science and research tab their International Plant Science Center which among other things includes a virtual herbarium with images of many plants from around the world.
One of the world’s top botanical research and conservation institutions. Under their plant science tab are many botanical databases which include lots of plant images to view.
The Vermont Nongame and Natural Heritage Program (NNHP), is part of the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department's Wildlife Division. The focus of this program area is to inventory, manage, and conserve Vermont's nongame wildlife (vertebrates and invertebrates), native plants, and natural communities.
This 55-page fact sheet was produced by the Departments of Environmental Conservation, Fish and Wildlife, Forests Parks and Recreation, of the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources; and The Nature Conservancy of Vermont.
This list includes species protected by the Vermont Endangered Species Law. Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife
An overview of the deliterious impacts of deforestation with a series of links on the topic. Our thanks to Julia, a student visitor to the VB&B web site, for finding this helpful resource.