Posts By: Wild Ones River City Chapter Webmaster

Wild Ones Awarded $19,000 Grant

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  March 11, 2020  For more information or an interview contact:  Elaine Krizenesky, National Office Director 920-730-3986 [email protected]    Wild Ones is Awarded $19,000 Stanley Smith Trust Grant for  “Practical Garden Designs for Native Beauty” Project  NEENAH, WI – Wild Ones Natural Landscapers, Ltd., an environmental nonprofit, has received a $19,000 grant from… Read more »

February 2020 Program Recap

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PROGRAM RECAP • FEBRUARY 17, 2020 Compiled by Diane Phelps Saving the Bees One Garden(er) at a time Presented by Dr. Rufus Isaacs, Professor of Entomology and Extension Specialist, MSU Dr. Isaacs’ work is mainly in fruit crops from Barry County to Traverse City in Michigan. He studies the economic impact on fruit crops as the result of declining honey… Read more »

Wild Ones National & Chapter Forum – October 2019

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National & Chapter Forum  October 2019  Download PDF 2019-10 National Chapter Forum INTRODUCTION  Happy Halloween! Neenah, WI is getting its first snowfall of the season this week. All week. Supposedly it won’t stick. I hope not, because my snow tires are still in my shed. Most of the prairie has gone to seed, although we have… Read more »

October 2019 Program Recap

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October Program Recap by Joyce Tuharsky Native Plantings for Winter Birds Presented by Melanie Manion No one is more enthusiastic than Melanie Manion when it comes to using native plants to feed birds during the winter. Melanie, Natural Resources Manager of Ottawa County Parks, says she is a bit lazy when it comes to filling and keeping… Read more »

September Program Recap

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September Program Recap Soil Amendments – Beyond Compost  Presented by Tom Wilkinson, author Tom Wilkinson was concerned that too much organic material was being sent to landfills. He began composting the organic material from his household waste and then improved his compost with red worms, creating a vermicomposting system. He sold his vermicompost at the… Read more »

National & Chapter Forum

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National & Chapter Forum  August 2019  Download the 2019-08 National Chapter Forum INTRODUCTION  Somehow August has flown by, and here at the WILD Center, Monarchs are dining on Blazing Star Liatris, Sweet Brown-Eyed Susan, and Joe Pye Weed to fuel up for their journey south. It’s a beautiful time of year to enjoy natural landscaping,… Read more »

Wild Ones National & Chapter Forum

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National & Chapter Forum July 2019  Download the 2019-07 National Chapter Forum   INTRODUCTION  Much of July has focused on technology and communication to help us reach more people and teach them about the importance of native plants. By working together, Membership Chairs and other chapter officers, members, and staff have enabled Wild Ones to reach… Read more »