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More Bitter Than Sweet: The Invasive Vine That is Taking Over Kent County’s Healthy Forests and “Villages”

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More Bitter Than Sweet: The Invasive Vine That is Taking Over Kent County’s Healthy Forests and “Villages” by Rebecca Marquardt, WORC Program Co-Chair This past fall it was hard not to see the lemony-yellow leaved vine climbing up so many of the Oak and Hickory trees for which much of Kent County is known. Celastrus orbiculatus, otherwise known… Read more »

The Politics of Planting Natives: How One Village Went Wild -Part 2

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The Politics of Planting Natives: How One Village Went Wild Part 2 of 2  By Darcy Dye, Wild Ones Member Photos by David Dye The Story of the Adopt a Garden Program in Spring Lake Continues To read part 1 click here. 6. Creating a Working Plan Each summer brings its own share of “complications,” things… Read more »

The Politics of Planting Natives: How One Village Went Wild -Part 1

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The Politics of Planting Natives: How One Village Went Wild Part 1 of 2  by Darcy Dye, Wild Ones Member Photos by David Dye The Village of Spring Lake is a Charter Village in Ottawa County. It takes up less than 1.915 square miles on the map, is home to about 2,500 residents, and has the… Read more »

Celebrate Earth Week – April 19–25

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Earth Day is April 22 and Arbor Day is April 24 so let’s Celebrate EARTH WEEK! Wild Ones River City Offers You Ways to Celebrate the Earth Consider reading/reviewing/watching: Bringing Nature Home or Nature’s Best Hope by Doug Tallamy The article Gardening For Life by Tallamy Nature’s Best Hope video (1 hr. 23 min.) Doug Tallamy in His… Read more »