Monthly Archives:: January 2014

Wild Ones Tennessee Valley Co-Sponsors Certificate in Native Plants Program

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Today’s Times Free Press features an article by Karen Nazor Hill on the new Certificate in Native Plants Program co-sponsored in part by Wild Ones Tennessee Valley that starts its first class February 1.  Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center curator and Tennessee Valley Chapter Vice-President Dennis Bishop did a great job of outlining why we need to use more »

Bowling Green Department of Parks and Recreation receives Wild Ones Award

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Oak Openings Chapter has awarded Bowling Green Department of Parks and Recreation the Wild Ones Native Landscape award in the Public Agency category for the beautiful native garden at Simpson Garden Park. The award was presented Dec. 30 at the Bowling Green City Council meeting by Hal Mann, President of the Wild Ones Oak Openings chapter.  more »

Photo Project

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This past year we have worked with the Valley New School’s Environmentors Project.  One of the student’s, Belle Mader, did a study of the WILD Center environment through photos.  Her work is amazing.  Check out this video of her day at the Center.   Site tags: Native plants,WildOnes.org,Natural landscaping,Native landscaping,Native Wildflowers,Native grasses,Native trees,Native flowers,Native shrubs,Native more »

Tennesee Valley Chapter in the News

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Wild Ones Tennessee Valley’s Native Plants of the Year program was mentioned in the Times Free Press recently.  It gets the point across nicely – native plants are better for the supporting wildlife.  To see the on-line version  go to http://www.getoutchattanooga.com/news/2014/jan/01/going-native/?getout-nature

Wild Ones & WILD Center in the News

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Neenah, WI  — Wild Ones and the WILD Center was prominently featured in the local Post Crescent newspaper this past week.  Rob Zimmer wrote a great article http://www….postcrescent.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2013312310149  and included info on the Fox Valley Area Chapter’s 18th annual Toward Harmony with Nature Conference which features Wild Ones Honorary Director Doug Tallamy as the keynote.  Doug will more »