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A Message from your WORC Board

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A Very Happy New Wild One’s Year to Members and Friends,  Here’s what your Board has been up to recently: Last fall, we invited a planning consultant, Todd Johnson, to help us better understand the needs and desires of our members and prioritize our work. Over two detailed planning sessions, we identified several activities we… Read more »

Restoring Biodiversity to Home Landscapes

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Restoring Biodiversity to Home Landscapes With Ranger Steve Mueller of Ody Brook Nature Sanctuary, Cedar Springs BY WORC MEMBER AMANDA WELSH On Monday, September 17, ecologist and “butterfly guy” Ranger Steve Mueller addressed the crowd with simple but impactful ways to increase biodiversity and create our own backyard sanctuaries. A local treasure, Steve shared his… Read more »

Life in the Garden with Native Plants

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Life in the Garden with Native Plants BY MARTI MACARTHUR, WORC VICE PRESIDENT Published in the Sept-Oct edition of Eastown Access How is your garden growing this year? Are you seeing a variety of bees and butterflies coming to your flowers and lingering as they seek the nectar and pollen they need for their survival? Are you… Read more »