WALKS & WORKSHOPS COMMITTEE
Interested in shaping our educational programs? Join this committee. They arrange walks, programs and workshops to appreciate, protect and study native plants and their habitats. Committee members serve as hosts at each event. The committee typically meets once a month from September to May. Contact Susan Marcus.
PLANT SALE COMMITTEE
Our plant sales educate the public on the value and importance of planting native plants in the home landscape and are a major source of our revenue. Each plant sale is a tremendous undertaking. Help is always always need to help with digging, seeding and transplanting plants, then marketing as well as selling native plants on the days of the sale. Contact Sue Theriault.
COMMUNICATIONS AND PROMOTIONAL COMMITTEE
This committee oversees the preparation and production of all our communications including the website, Facebook page, pamphlets, fact sheets, brochures, press releases, monthly eNEWS to members and friends, and print publication, WildfloraRI. There are opportunities to help with all aspects of this work; the content (text, images), writing, editing, layout, and mailing. Contact Mary O’Connor
GARDEN PROJECTS COMMITTEE
Be an advocate to encourage the creation, expansion and restoration of landscapes that support biodiversity through use of native plants. They organize monthly “Wild Garden Parties” to share ideas and experiences. They work to increase volunteer opportunities with organizations that share our mission and are looking for ways to responsibly collect local seed and then grow them out in local projects. Contact Sally Johnson