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SFE Grants Due October 15th

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Wild Ones Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education Program Due Date The Grant applications are due October 15th so if you’re a non-profit organization that is planning to develop an outdoor learning center using native plants and you’re looking for funding, consider applying for this grant. Funds can only be used for plants and seeds and we’ll locate more »

Checking an SFE Grant Application – Part 2

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Here are more important checks before submitting an SFE grant application: Student participation is essential A fundamental focus of our program is to encourage hands-on learning through active engagement of students in all phases of the project. Projects conceived by adults, and those that use children only as manual labor (rather than as co-creators of more »

SFE Grant Applications Due

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The Wild Ones Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education Grant Program applications are due October 15th so if you’re a non-profit organization that is planning to develop an outdoor learning center using native plants and you’re looking for funding, consider applying for this grant. Funds can only be used for plants and seeds, but we’ll find a more »

Helping a Teacher with an SFE Grant Application

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At this time of year, many schoolteachers and leaders of youth groups (4-H, scouts, religious groups, etc.) are putting the final touches on their applications for the Seeds for Education grant program. (Grant applications are due on October 15.) We encourage applicants to confer with their local Wild Ones chapter, with a Wild Ones Nursery more »

Announcing 2015 Wild Ones SFE Grant Winners

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  Wild Ones is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education Grant Program.  Congratulations to you all! Alaska Native Cultural Charter School, Alaska Native Traditional Learning Garden, Partner-at-Large (AK) West Side Christian School, Brian Dyk Nature Preserve Native Plant Restoration, River City – Grand Rapids (MI) Chapter Barton Open more »

Update on SFE Grant Awards

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Because new guidelines related to processing our Wild Ones Lorrie Otto Seeds For Education (SFE) Grant Program applications have taken longer to implement than planned, announcing the winners for the 2015 grant year has taken longer than planned.  We will announce the winners by February 28th.  Thank you for your patience.  Details about the Wild Ones more »

SFE Grant Program Past Awards

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Seeds for Education Grantees The Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education (SFE) Grant Program gives monetary grants to schools, nature centers, or other non-for-profit educational organizations whose efforts in establishing outdoor learning centers best reflect the Wild Ones educational efforts to promote environmentally sound landscaping practices to preserve biodiversity through the preservation, restoration and establishment of more »

SFE Grant Report: Amery Middle School

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Getting down and dirty was a necessary part of the fun (and the work) for students at the Amery Middle School in Amery, WI. Recipients of a 2001 Seeds for Education Grant, students used native plants to landscape the school’s courtyard which previously consisted of grass, dandelions, and a cement patio with a picnic table. Windows from the school’s main more »

Mysteries Explored Part 12

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In the studies that have come out of Tallamy’s lab over the past decade, many variables in the plant/animal relationship were investigated. Comparing the insect herbivore’s attraction to native plant species vs. non-native plants that are closely related to the native plants (congeners) and other non-native plants that are not closely related to natives (non-congeners) more »