Seed-Saving with Bryan Connolly

Massachusetts Horticultural Society - Wellesley, Massachusetts

Learn how to make seed-saving part of your harvest!

Bryan Connolly is the Massachusetts state botanist for the Natural Heritage & Endangered Species Program, Division of Fisheries and Wildlife.

Bryan is also researching the taxonomy and uses of the native plant genus Aronia or Chokeberry for doctoral dissertation. He is the author of "The wisdom of plant heritage" the Northeast Organic Farming Associations handbook on small-scale seed production, and a co-author of "Breeding Organic Vegetables Step By Step Guide" NOFA-NY, and "The Vascular Plants of Massachusetts: A County Checklist, First Revision". His professional experience includes being a botanical consultant for the Connecticut Chapter of The Nature Conservancy, surveying rare plant populations for the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection, coordinating a volunteer invasive plant survey at the New England Wild Flower Society, growing for FEDCO seeds, and instructing botany classes at Connecticut College and the University of Connecticut. Mass Hort Members - $10, Non-members - $12

Date: Oct 19, 2012
Organized by:Massachusetts Horticultural Society
Address: 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482
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