Posts Categorized: Chapter Happenings!

Did you Miss Pollinator Week?

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Last week was Pollinator Week 2015, a week dedicated to highlighting the importance of bees, bats, birds, butterflies, and other pollinators. If you missed the action last week, never fear!  It’s not too late to do your part to encourage friends, family and neighbors to think about our hardworking pollinators.  Or to talk to your municipal officials about pollinator health. And it’s more »

Million Pollinator Garden Campaign

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How better to celebrate Pollinator Week then to register your garden in the Million Pollinator Garden Campaign. Wild Ones has recently partnered with the National Pollinator Garden Network in support of the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge.  The campaign developed in conjunction with the White House’s National Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and more »

National Pollinator Week

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Find out more about pollinators and the crucial ecosystem services they provide.  What is Wild Ones doing to conserve pollinators ?  Among other things, Wild Ones has partnered with the National Pollinator Garden Network (NPGN) which was formed in conjunction with President Obama’s national strategy to improve the health of pollinators.  To be part of the more »

June 20th — Due date for Wild Ones Photos

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Wild Ones Photo Contest Photo entries due June 20th! We had  great entries again last year — great landscape shots, people pictures and close-ups of native plants and pollinators. If you’re a Wild Ones member, plan to send your favorite photos focusing on native plants by June 20th and you may win a prize for the best!  more »

Wild Ones and National Strategy to Promote Health of Pollinators

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Wild Ones is pleased to announce that the White House has issued the National Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators  Preserving, restoring and establishing native plant communities is the most effective way to preserve habitat for native pollinators – bees, butterflies, including monarchs, ants, and bats.  We see this strategy as a more »

Citizen Scientists Wanted

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This year’s Wild for Monarchs (WFM) campaign expands to include citizen science citizen-scientist activities.  Through our partnership with Monarch Joint Venture (MJV) we are able to present four different citizen science activities sponsored by Journey North, Monarch Watch, Monarch Larva Monitoring Project and Monarch Health along with our very own WFM Native Butterfly/Habitat Recognition Program. more »

The Wild Ones Song

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The Wild Ones song composed by Steve Hazel and Carol Niendorf of the Fox Valley Area Chapter (WI) is now on YouTube.  Listen and get hooked on the catchy rhythm and the very meaningful words!  It is also featured on the Doug Tallamy DVD  available through the Wild Store. Check out this video on Wild more »