Monthly Archives:: August 2014

Last Bat Walk of the Year

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This coming Monday, August 25th is the last bat monitoring walk for this year.  We’ve had great success with our monitoring so far. See Bat Monitoring Maps for 2014.  RSVP if you can walk with Lindsay. Plan to meet in the parking lot at 8:05PM for some brief instructions. The walk will begin at 8:14PM. 

Celebrities at Wild Ones Annual Meeting August 16th

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Besides our guest speaker following the official annual, Rob Zimmer reporter for Gannett Wisconsin Media, author and videographer Catherine Zimmerman and author and botanist Linda Curtis will be on hand to sign their books at a meet n’ greet.  Hope you can stop by and meet everyone! — Donna

Butterfly Weed Official Perennial Plant Village of Shorewood, Wisconsin

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Wild Ones member Sarah Mann wrote: Butterfly Weed (asclepias tuberosa) is the official perennial plant of the Village of Shorewood? It grows 24-40″ tall and spreads 24-36″, prefers full sun and loamy, well-drained soil. It has fragrant orange blooms that attract Monarch butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds, and make great cut flowers. Butterfly weed is planted more »