Wild plant sanctuaries

Rare plants and habitats can be hidden or found among landscapes in all kinds of places, and the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources designates some of those places Wild Plant Sanctuaries … https://www.dcnr.pa.gov/Conservation/WildPlants/WildPlantSanctuaries/Pages/default.aspx

Tree Talk

Ned Barnard and Pauline Gray write a regular column, focused on trees, for the Chestnut Hill Local:


Their writing gets at the biology, the history, and the culture surrounding the trees, and so much more.


And for more about some trees, and other plants, of Northwest Philadelphia….




Forests in the City: Understanding Urban-driven Changes in Plant Recruitment Dynamics

On the evening of Thursday the 27th of February (tonight), beginning at 7:30PM, the Philadelphia Botanical Club will have its monthly public meeting, and Max Piana, of University of Massachusetts Amherst and the US Forest Service, will talk about urban plants, in a lecture titled ‘Forests in the City: Understanding Urban-driven Changes in Plant Recruitment Dynamics’.

For more information, see here: http://darwin.ansp.org/hosted/botany_club/meeting.html