Monthly Archives:: March 2013

Wild Ones awards 2013 Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education Grants

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Wild Ones: Native Plants, Natural Landscapes (Wild Ones) is pleased to announce the grant recipients for the 2013 Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education Grant Program.  These grants help support the children as they learn about native plants and the part they play in pollination and the water cycle, while at the same time helping to more »

Rain Barrel Workshop

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Spring is just around the corner and with it the rain showers that bring May flowers. Now is the time to think about how you can reduce residential water runoff to storm sewers through the use of rain barrels.  Harvesting rain water both recharges our ground water aquifer and improves the water qualify of our more »

Collecting Milkweed Seeds

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The Wild Ones Monarchs Committee has met and is developing resources to help members and communities establish waystations using native plants. Early in 2013, we anticipate making available a Wild for Monarchs brochure, a chapter brochure insert, a Wild Ones Monarchs webpage and a regular feature article on Monarchs and other pollinators in the Wild more »

Milkweed Plugs for Sale

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The Wild for Monarchs Committee received the following e-mail from Dr. Chip Taylor at Monarch Watch. If you represent a native plant society, nature center, zoo or botanical garden, or are a master naturalist, a master gardener, supervise restoration projects or would be interested in distributing milkweed through plant fund raisers or other means, place more »

Wild Ones New Website Goes Live

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Sometime overnight Wild Ones new website will be launched.  Please let us know if any pages aren’t working properly by e-mailing.  We hope you love it!  There’s still all the great educational material you’ve come to depend upon — it’s just in a new and we hope more user-friendly format.

Wild for Monarchs

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Wild Ones is pleased to be partnering with Monarch Joint Venture and Monarch Watch’s Bring Back the Monarchs program with their very own Wild for Monarchs Campaign. Many of the details are still being worked out, but to see how far we’ve gotten, go to Wild for Monarchs.