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Archive for March, 2008

Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts

Tuesday and Thursday of this week the Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts held its annual Speaker’s Program Workshop. I participated on both days and it was a wonderful opportunity to meet folks from garden clubs across the state (and to meet all the other speakers as well!), speak to them about this project, and encourage […]

Plum Pox Virus Fact Sheet

A brand new fact sheet on Plum Pox Virus (Potyviridae sp.) has been added to our Fact Sheet page. Thanks to everyone who offered constructive criticism on the earlier drafts, and to the photographers who kindly gave permission for their photos to be used for our outreach efforts. Plum Pox Virus (PPV) has not yet […]

Ag Day!

Today was Agriculture Day at the State House, a chance for Massachusetts farmers and food producers to discuss issues and legislation affecting their farms and communities. The Department of Agricultural Resources coordinates the annual event. The Massachusetts Introduced Pests Outreach Project had some flyers at the DAR booth to advertise our website, plus a sign-up […]


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