Friday, May 7, 6:30 pm – Seventy Years of Change in the Flora of One New England County

Dr. Robert Bertin, Professor and Department Chair, Biology Department, College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, will address the May 7 meeting of the New England Botanical Club at Garden in the Woods in Framingham, Massachusetts, beginning at 6:30 pm. His lecture is entitled Seventy Years of Change in the Flora of One New England County. For specific directions log on to

The sponsor, The New England Botanical Club, which originated in 1895, is a non-profit organization that promotes the study of plants of North America, especially the flora of New England and adjacent areas.  The Club publishes the journal Rhodora, holds monthly meetings during the academic year, maintains an herbarium of more than 253,000 sheets, has a small library, and annually grants a graduate student research award.  An office for the Club is maintained at the Harvard University Herbaria, 22 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, and you may reach the office at 617-308-3656 for membership information, or log on to  Regular member dues are $50 annually, and a family rate, including a copy of Rhodora, is $60.  Student membership costs $25.