Wild Seed Project works to increase the use of native plants in all landscape settings in order to conserve biodiversity, encourage plant adaptation in the face of climate change, safeguard wildlife habitat, and create pollination and migration corridors for insects and birds. A 501(c)3 non-profit organization, we sell seeds of locally grown native plants, publish an annual magazine, and educate the public so that a wide range of citizens can participate in increasing native plant populations.
Planting a native tree is a powerful act that directly benefits local wildlife, moderates ground temperature, and helps remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Since the dawn of agriculture, people …Read more »
I first encountered flax-leaved stiff aster, Ionactis linarifolia, while walking through the parking lot at the Wells Reserve in Wells, Maine. Situated at the edge of the parking area, its low, mounded habit with neat, erect sprays of lavender daisy-like …Read the Profile »
Imagine if there were one simple action that city leaders could take to reduce obesity and depression, improve productivity, boost educational outcomes and reduce incidence of asthma and heart disease among their residents. Urban trees offer all these benefits and more.