Posts By: Wild Ones River City Chapter

March 2019 Program Recap

Posted by & filed under Monthly Meeting.

March Meeting Recap Compiled by Ruth Oldenburg   From the Field: Reflections on the Importance of Public Land Presented by Jesse Lincoln, Michigan Natural Resources Inventory (MNFI) Wild Ones and guests were treated to a presentation by Jesse Lincoln, an ecologist from MNFI on March 18. Jesse reflected on his 3 year old son, “How… Read more »

February 2019 Program Recap

Posted by & filed under Monthly Meeting.

FEBRUARY 18, 2019 PROGRAM RECAP —by Ruth Oldenburg Trends in Native Plant Production: Reflections on the past, present and future use of native plants in the landscape  Presented by Bill Schneider, owner, Wildtype Native Plant Nursery The Wild Ones River City Chapter members and guests were treated to a very interesting presentation by Bill Schneider… Read more »

A Message from your WORCC Board

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

A Very Happy New Wild One’s Year to Members and Friends,  Here’s what your Board has been up to recently: Last fall, we invited a planning consultant, Todd Johnson, to help us better understand the needs and desires of our members and prioritize our work. Over two detailed planning sessions, we identified several activities we… Read more »

Native Plants and Our Changing Planet

Posted by & filed under Monthly Meeting.

Native Plants and Our Changing Planet A recap of Wild Ones River City Chapter’s Oct 15, 2018 program COMPILED BY RUTH OLDENBURG A group of interested folks gathered to hear a presentations by Meredith Zettlemoyer and Susan Magnoli, both Doctoral students at Michigan State University’s W. K. Kellogg Biological Station. Jen Lau at the Lau… Read more »

Restoring Biodiversity to Home Landscapes

Posted by & filed under Monthly Meeting.

Restoring Biodiversity to Home Landscapes With Ranger Steve Mueller of Ody Brook Nature Sanctuary, Cedar Springs BY WORC MEMBER AMANDA WELSH On Monday, September 17, ecologist and “butterfly guy” Ranger Steve Mueller addressed the crowd with simple but impactful ways to increase biodiversity and create our own backyard sanctuaries.   A local treasure, Steve shared… Read more »

Life in the Garden with Native Plants

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

Life in the Garden with Native Plants BY MARTI MACARTHUR, WORC VICE PRESIDENT Published in the Sept-Oct edition of Eastown Access How is your garden growing this year? Are you seeing a variety of bees and butterflies coming to your flowers and lingering as they seek the nectar and pollen they need for their survival? Are you… Read more »

The Buzz on Bees

Posted by & filed under Special Event.

The Buzz on Bees  A recap of Heather Holm’s presentation at River City Wild Ones 10th Anniversary Celebration September 18, 2017 By Nancy Bedell, RCWO Education Chair River City Wild Ones and Calvin College Eco-Preserve partnered to celebrate local Wild One’s chapter’s 10th anniversary with a special speaker on September 18, at Calvin’s Covenant Fine… Read more »