Monthly Archives:: May 2014

Doug Tallamy’s presentations now available on DVD — only $10 incl s&h

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We now have Dr Doug Tallamy’s (award winning author of Bringing Nature Home: How Native Plants Sustain Wildlife in Our Gardens) most recent presentations available for you on DVD.  Filmed with a live audience during the January Wild Ones Fox Valley Area “Toward Harmony with Nature Conference,” the presentations themed “The Vital New Role of the more »

Participate in Canada/Mexico/ U.S. Trilateral Meeting via WebEx

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The next Canada/Mexico/U.S. Trilateral Meeting will be happening the week of May 25th in Querétaro, México. Karen Oberhauser, along with others from Monarch Joint Venture (MJV), will be presenting about monarch conservation in the US and how MJV has been addressing conservation issues based on the North American Monarch Conservation Plan. The public can can participate remotely in the more »

BIG BOX STORES SELLING SCOTCH BROOM

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One of our Wisconsin Wild Ones members reported to us that they were aware that Home Depot, and probably Lowe’s and Target were selling Scotch Broom. We immediately contacted Kelly Kearns, Invasive Plant Coordinator Natural Heritage Conservation, WI DNR.  (608) 267-5066 kelly.kearns@wisconsin.gov  Kelly wrote back that “Scotch broom is regulated as a Prohibited Invasive Plant in Wisconsin. more »

From Egg to Butterfly

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Sarah Mann is giving a demonstration about raising Monarchs in Cahill Park (Milwaukee, WI) this Saturday, May 3, 2014.  I thought you might enjoy this photo of her daughter Stella butterfly this past summer after raising it from an egg.