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Please see below for contact details for all individual staff members and departments.

Our Locations

HQ, Garden in the Woods, Nasami Farm


321 Commonwealth Road

Suite 204, Wayland, MA 01778


Garden in the Woods

180 Hemenway Road, Framingham, MA 01701


Garden Shop: 774-301-8465

Nasami Farm Nursery

128 North Street, Whately, MA 01373


Garden Shop (April-Oct): 413-241-5614

Garden Shop (off season): 774-301-8465

Native Plant Sanctuaries

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Departments and Staff

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Garden in the Woods Guided

Garden in the Woods Visitor Center and Shop — 774-301-8465,; plant questions and orders

Image Permissions and Go Botany Images —

Nasami; plant questions and orders

Public Programs —

Business Office -


Administration & Communications

Tim Johnson, Chief Executive Officer, 774-519-5551,

Kathryn Acerbo-Bachmann, Media Relations,

Christine Bennett, Office Manager, 774-519-5552,

Caitlin Hume, Administrative Assistant, 774-519-5557,

Jane Roy Brown, Writer-Editor/Social Media Coordinator, 413-241-5615

Sid Koul, Programmer/Analyst, 774-519-5565,

Graphic Designer (vacant), 774-519-5568


Michael R. Piantedosi, Director of Conservation, 774-519-5567,

Arthur Haines, Senior Research Botanist (off-site), 774-519-5550,

Jessamine Finch, Research Botanist, seed bank contact, 774-519-5554,

Botanical Coordinator (vacant), 774-519-5564

Erik Sechler, Ecological Programs Coordinator, 774-519-5569,

Kate Wellspring, Seed Technician, 413-241-5613,

Atkinson Conservation Intern, 774-519-5558,

Everett Conservation Intern, 774-519-5560,

Lovejoy Conservation Intern, 774-519-5561

Petcavage Conservation Intern, 774-519-5562,

Garden Shops

Noni Macon, Retail Manager, 774-301-8448,

Plant sales, Garden in the Woods, 774-301-8465,

Plant sales, Nasami Farm, 413-241-5614 (April-Oct),

Horticulture - Garden in the Woods

Uli Lorimer, Director of Horticulture,

David Falk, Senior Horticulturist, 774-301-8461,

Cole Campbell, Horticulturist, 774-301-8460,

Erin Hammes, Plant Records & Production Horticulturist, 774-301-8458,

Horticulture - Nasami Farm

Alexis Doshas, Nursery Manager, 413-241-5609,

(Karen) Miho Connolly, Nursery Coordinator, 413-241-5608,

Karime Gutierrez, Nursery Assistant, 413-241-5606,

Northeast Seed Network Coordinator (vacant)


Tracey Willmott, Director of Philanthropy,

Jim Viall, Philanthropy Manager, 774-519-5571,

Pauline Hodgdon, Philanthropy Coordinator, 774-519-5553,

Margaret Sullivan, Philanthropy Assistant, 774-519-5570,

(Vacant) Philanthropy Assistant, 774-519-5566

Public Programs

Bess Paupeck, Director of Public Programs, 774-301-8450,

Stephen Kiely, Public Programs Administrative Assistant, 774-301-8453,

Giffen Maupin, Public Programs Coordinator, 774-301-8451,;

Marketing Intern,

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