Monthly Archives:: October 2013

WILD Center in the News

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WILD Center in the News  Filmed by local Fox Valley garden reporter, Rob Zimmer, see some fall footage of the beautiful WILD Center grounds.  http://www.postcrescent.com/videonetwork/2663883065001/Yard-MD-best-gardening-destinations-Part-13

Welcome Wild Ones Front Range Chapter

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We are pleased to welcome our first chapter in Colorado, Wild Ones Front Range. Located in the Denver area, our newest chapter serves the region from Fort Collins to Colorado Springs including the Denver-metro area and Boulder – the foot of the Rock Mountains! Chapter President is Susan Smith. If you want to welcome them more »

2013 Wild Ones Photo Contest Winners

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Wild Ones is pleased to announce the 2013 Photo Contest winners. Congratulations to People’s Choice winners Becky Erickson (Mid-Missouri Chapter) for Botanizing on Glade, Echinacea simulate and to George Sydlowski (Oak Openings (OH) Chapter) for Oak Savanna Sunrise. For the first time ever, we have a tie! Go to http://www.wildones.org/members/photo.cgi to see all the winning more »

West Cook’s Sidewalk Approach

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As far as Wild Ones West Cook is concerned, we use the WFM brochure to hand out at the Farmer’s Market and place on counters around town.  Last year we used them as conversation starters in order to get people on our email list. We just stood on the sidewalk outside with a  clipboard and more »

WFM Bumperstocker is Educational Tool

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Interestingly, at our last meeting someone mentioned that there were two women next to her car in a parking lot, commenting that they hadn’t known that monarchs need milkweed, so it’s a good educational tool.  They had been looking at her WFM bumpersticker — Janet Allen, HGCNY Chapter

Milkweed, Monarchs and Maidens

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My daughter, Stella and I grow milkweed in our garden and the monarchs lay eggs on the milkweed.  Such an incredibly magical process! — Sarah,  Milwaukee North Chapter

Wild Ones North Oakland Member in the News

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I have tagged only seven Monarchs (wild) thus far this year; last year (2012) tagged 24 (wild) Monarchs.  Some of them could have been from Ontario, Canada as I have seen them crossing the St Clair river in past Septembers. No way of knowing they were Canadian or not as they did not have passports affixed more »