The mission of New England Wild Flower Society is to conserve and promote the region’s native plants to ensure healthy, biologically diverse landscapes. Montshire serves as a campus for NEWFS.

NEWFS offers adult classes for beginners, amateur botanists, gardeners, teachers, landowners, and green industry professionals. The Certificate in Native Plant Studies Program offers intensive study for dedicated students. Three to four courses are offered each year at Montshire.

To register, contact New England Wild Flower Society (NEWFS) at 508-877-7630 or visit