Support our Pollinators!

Support our Pollinators!

The Monarch butterfly is an icon among pollinators – however the decline of vital plant species have put them, along with many other insects, at risk. Monarch butterflies have developed a specialist relationship with milkweed (Asclepias spp.), evolving to...
Fireflies at Blessing of the Bay!

Fireflies at Blessing of the Bay!

Fireflies have arrived! In collaboration with Mystic River Watershed and DCR, Offshoots Inc. has just completed a new Art Installation at the Blessing of the Bay Meadow. Designed and built by local artist @carolynlcreative, the installation consists of 32 fireflies...
Offshoots’ Installation Team is Hiring Again!

Offshoots’ Installation Team is Hiring Again!

It’s true – our Install Team is hiring a Field Supervisor/Landscape Foreman! About Offshoots:  Focused on creating productive landscapes that provide ecological, social, and economic benefits, Offshoots, Inc. is a landscape architecture, planning and...
Be on the lookout for the Spotted Lantern Fly!

Be on the lookout for the Spotted Lantern Fly!

This time of year it is super important to be on the look out for the Spotted Lantern Fly! This little guy, while very beautiful, is our decimating native plant communities and agricultural systems. The Spotted Lantern Fly originates in Asia; because it did not evolve...
Researchers find wetland plant can filter PFAS chemicals!

Researchers find wetland plant can filter PFAS chemicals!

PFAS is a BIG emerging contaminant of concern, and new studies are starting to pop up looking at how plants can help remediate polluted waters – check out this new study will likely impact the phytoremediation world! Conducted by Australian and Chinese...