Why do native plants matter?
As we face the unprecedented, urgent, and entwined challenges of the climate crisis and biodiversity loss, native plants grown from seed:
What are Native Plants?
Species of trees, shrubs, vines, wildflowers, grasses and ferns that grew in eastern North America before Colonial times and coevolved, over millennia, with the region’s animals, insects, amphibians, bacteria and fungi.
In this presentation, Executive Director Heather McCargo covers the many reasons we all should care about our region’s native flora and the importance of bringing these native plants back into our gardens and developed landscapes.