If you enjoyed learning about seed collecting and cleaning at the Prairie Wolf Park event or, if you missed the event, we have a deal for you! The Land Conservancy of West Michigan is continuing its prairie restoration project at the Saul Lake Bog Preserve. There are two upcoming dates set for seed collection before… Read more »
Monthly Archives:: September 2016
The West Michigan Cluster of the Stewardship Network, of which RCWO is a member, is waging war on woody alien invaders during the month of October. Several Stewardship Network partner organizations are sponsoring workdays throughout the area. Suit up in your armor (a.k.a. long pants, closed shoes and gloves) and prepare for battle. Equipment will… Read more »
Monday, September 19, 2016 by Gretchen Zuiderveen The September meeting of the River City Wild Ones was held at Prairie Wolf Park, a forty-five acre, passive-use park in Gaines Township. Mike Bruggink, past president of the RCWO, led a large group of River City Wild Ones and guests, on a tour of the prairie at… Read more »
Volunteers are needed to help Forest Hills Eastern 6th/7th graders develop their native habitat garden. Work time and dates are 7:30 AM – 1:30 PM both Tue. Sept. 20 and Wed. Sept 21. Ada Parks staff will lead this effort and any amount of time you can be on hand to assist would be most… Read more »
One of our very own members won 2nd place in the Scenery Division of Wild Ones National Photo Contest. Check out this beautiful photo of frost on the cattails. Congratulations, Val!