Monthly Archives:: October 2015

Leave your leaves

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The fall season is upon us and many of us will spend a lot of weekends raking and dumping leaves onto the street for pickup. Instead of going through all that effort, why not try leaving them where they fall?  There are many insects that winter over in the fallen leaves.  As they break down over more »

Milkweed Seed – Gathering & Shipping

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Part of our partnership with Bring Back the Monarchs is sharing milkweed seed with Monarch Watch. We should appreciate you sending any seed you care to share directly to Monarchs Watch. Reference Milkweed Basics at  http://www.wildones.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Milkweed-Basics-2015.pdf Please dry the seed first if at all possible. Reference Gathering Seed at http://www.wildones.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/gatherseed.pdf Thank you for your help and more »

Morning Greeters

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Much of the deer in the surrounding area love our center’s apple trees. This morning, our Wild Ones Communication Assistant Kim spotted a small herd of deer munching on some apples. She was able to take a picture of the deer, without scaring them. The deer stuck around until a biker startled them away.  The more »