CONNECTICUT STATE INFORMATION
Connecticut State Motto: Qui transtulit sustinst (He who transplanted still sustains)
Connecticut State Flower: Mountain Laurel
Connecticut State Tree: White Oak
Connecticut State Bird: Robin
Connecticut State Animal: Sperm Whale
Connecticut State Insect: Praying Mantis
Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
Address: 123 Huntington Street, P.O. Box 1106 New Haven, CT 06504
Director: Dr. Theodore Andreadis
Mission: The mission of The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station is to develop, advance, and disseminate scientific knowledge, improve agricultural productivity and environmental quality, protect plants, and enhance human health and well-being through research for the benefit of Connecticut residents and the nation. Seeking solutions across a variety of disciplines for the benefit of urban, suburban, and rural communities, Station scientists remain committed to "Putting Science to Work for Society", a motto as relevant today as it was at our founding.
NATIONAL GARDEN CLUBS, INC.
President: Gay L.Austin
Mission: National Garden Clubs, Inc. provides education, resources, and national networking opportunities for its members to promote the love of gardening, floral design, and civic and environmental responsibility.
NEW ENGLAND GARDEN CLUBS INC.
Director: Suzanne Bushnell
Director’s Theme: Planting the New England Victory Garden
Project: Growing and Donating Excess Produce to New England Food Banks and Soup Kitchens
THE FEDERATED GARDEN CLUBS OF CONNECTICUT, INC.
President: Arlene Field
Long Hill Garden Club
President’s Project: Out with Invasives. In with Natives.
Mission: To coordinate, stimulate and encourage higher standards in all aspects of Garden Club work. To protect and conserve our natural resources, preserve our heritage and promote civic beauty.
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