Quick Action Saves the Day for RCWO After chilly drizzle ruined our plans for a wildflower hike and plant exchange at Aman Park on May 21, RCWO members stepped up to offer alternatives. Our friends at Calvin?s Bunker Interpretive Center offered their parking lot for an impromptu plant exchange on Wednesday, May 23. Hundreds of […] Continue reading "Quick Action Saves the Day for RCWO"
River City Wild Ones April 16 meeting recap by Amanda Welsh, RCWO Communication Committee member Reconciliation Ecology: A New Paradigm for Encouraging Biodiversity in Human-Dominated Ecosystems Dr. David Warners Biology Department, Calvin College Co-Director Plaster Creek Stewards A New Paradigm Did you know you’re part of a new, emerging paradigm? A paradigm is a way […] Continue reading "Reconciliation Ecology: A New Paradigm"
National Wild Ones would like us to share their Forum information with our members. To download the PDF version click the link below: 2018-04 National Chapter Forum National & Chapter Forum April 13, 2018 INTRODUCTION It’s Friday the 13th, but there’s nothing scary about this issue of the Forum—we have lots of good news […] Continue reading "Sharing National Wild Ones Forum"
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 […] Continue reading "Emma Cole – Grand Rapids Flora Pioneer"