NYC’s Extinct Blooms in the NYT

NYC’s Extinct Blooms in the NYT . . .

New York City’s wildflowers have made the op-ed page of today’s Sunday edition of the New York Times.

Mariellé Anzelone, an urban conservation biologist and the executive director of NYC Wildflower Week, penned a short essay about a dozen native species of wildflowers now extinct in the region. Her words are illustrated by Wendy Hollender, a botanical illustrator and the author of Botanical Drawing in Color. You can view their collaboration here:

“When New York City Bloomed”

For more information regarding NYC Wildflower Week, you can click the link on the Blogroll located to the right, which will take you directly to the organization’s homepage.

– rPs 03 27 2011

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