DPNC: Nature Walk and Author Talk with Ted Elliman (Wildflowers of New England)

Bank Square Books and the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center present a wildflower walk, presentation and book signing with Ted Elliman, author of WIldflowers of New England, at Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center. The walk is optional and begins at 6 p.m, followed by an author presentation and signing at 6:45 p.m. The event price is a $10 donation, and books will be available for purchase. Call DPNC at (860) 536-1216 to RSVP, or click the link above.

About the Book 

Wildflowers of New England is for hikers, naturalists, gardeners, and anyone wishing to learn more about the region’s diverse wildflowers, or just wanting to know the answer to "What’s that plant?" Ted Elliman, a plant ecologist for the New England Wild Flower Society, describes and illustrates more than 1,000 species commonly encountered in the region, including perennials, annuals, and biennials, both native and naturalized.

This helpful field guide uses a logical and convenient identification key based on flower color, petal arrangement, and leaf characteristics. One thousand color photographs help to confirm that you’ve got the right plant. The introduction includes an explanation of plant parts and information on plant names. Covers Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, and Connecticut.

 

About the Author

Ted Elliman has been engaged in botanical work in New England and other northeastern states for over 30 years. He currently works as a plant ecologist for the New England Wild Flower Society in Framingham, Massachusetts, where he conducts botanical inventories, does natural community surveys, and supervises invasive species control programs.

Previously, he worked as a contract ecologist for the National Park Service, doing plant and natural community surveys throughout the northeastern states. He has written numerous articles on botanical subjects for conservation organizations, scientific journals, and state and federal environmental agencies.

Event date: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Event address: 
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center 109 Pequotsepos Rd.
Mystic, CT 06355
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$27.95
ISBN: 9781604694642
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Timber Press (OR) - February 24th, 2016

Wildflowers of New England is for hikers, naturalists, gardeners, and anyone wishing to learn more about the region's diverse wildflowers, or just wanting to know the answer to "What's that plant?" Ted Elliman, a plant ecologist for the New England Wild Flower Society, describes and illustrates more than 1,000 species commonly found in all six New England states, including annuals, perennia