Posts By: Wild Ones River City Chapter Webmaster

Pollinator Health Meetings to be Held

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Are you interested in supporting pollinator health in Michigan? Local Michigan State University Extension educators are partnering with MSU researchers to create three Pollinator Health Meetings this spring to discuss projects MSU and the opportunities in your area for supporting pollinators. This is part of a three-year, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)-funded project that aims… Read more »

Learn to Identify Spring Wildflowers – May 5, 2018

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Learn to Identify Spring Wildflowers: May 5, 2018 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Register here Gillette Sand Dune Visitor Center, Hoffmaster State Park, 6585 Lake Harbor Rd., Muskegon Program Fee: $40, which includes lunch and all materials Taught by naturalist/nature photographer Craig Elston and park naturalist Elizabeth Tillman, this class will cover basic plant identification,… Read more »

Emma Cole – Grand Rapids Flora Pioneer

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March 19, 2018  RCWO Meeting Recap Where have all the Flowers Gone? Rediscovering Emma Cole’s 19th-Century Grand Rapids Flora River City Wild Ones was treated to a fascinating presentation by Julie Stivers, Author, and Dr. Garrett Crow, Visiting Scholar, Calvin College. Julie Stivers spoke first, giving a history of Emma Cole’s life. Emma was born… Read more »

The Buzz on Bees

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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 »