Posts Tagged: Wildflowers

Building Healthy Habitats Today for a Better Tomorrow

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Building Healthy Habitats Today for a Better Tomorrow Conference Presented by the Lake to Prairie Chapter November 11, 2017 8:00am – 1:00pm Prairie Crossing Charter School, 1531 Jones Point Rd.  Grayslake, IL Our chapter’s mission is to educate, which we do with our monthly meetings at the Fremont Public Library, covering a wide range of more »

Seeds For Education Grants

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Seeds For Education Grant Submissions Due October 15, 2017 For the last 20 years, the Wild Ones Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education (SFE) program has provided small grants  of up to $500 nationwide to bring nature into schoolyards and community sites with native landscapes such as butterfly and pollinator gardens, nature trails, wildlife habitats and more »

New Monarch Watch Citizen Scientist Project

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Citizen Scientists Project Monarch Watch is seeking the immediate assistance of hundreds of monarch enthusiasts (citizen scientists) in collecting observations of monarchs in their area during the spring and fall. This project is an attempt to assemble quantitative data on monarch numbers at critical times during the breeding season. The data from these observations will more »

The 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year, and Other Milkweeds You Should Know

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Perennial Plant of the Year Each year since 1990, the Perennial Plant Association has designated a “Perennial Plant of the Year.” The designation has become well known amongst growers, landscapers, gardeners, and others who eagerly await the announcement each year. Selection often launches the chosen plant into the mainstream, making it more widely available. While 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 »