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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 »

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 »

Latest News on Invasives

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Latest News on Invasives by West Michigan Conservation Network Saturday, April 7, 2018 ? 10am?noon Hemlock Crossing 8115 West Olive Road West Olive, MI 49460 From garlic mustard to New Zealand mudsnail, emerald ash borer to hemlock woolly adelgid, our awareness of invasive species has grown as well as the complexity of the conversation. For… Read more »

Diversify the Biota – 6 Part Workshop Series

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River City Wild Ones members and friends are invited to attend the 6 part workshop Diversify the Biota March 18, 24 ? April 15, 28 ? May 19 ? June 2 The workshop was developed by RCWO member, Rebecca Marquardt. Amy Heilman, also an RCWO member, will help with some of the workshops. For a complete… Read more »