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River City Wild Ones explores our “river roots”.

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River City Wild Ones met at the Grand Rapids Public Museum last Monday, August 15th to hear the latest updates on the Grand Rapids Revitalization Project. Despite the museum being closed and the looming threat of thunderstorms, a good group met on the lawn to listen to Wendy Ogilvie of the Grand Valley Metro Council… Read more »

Upcoming Events of Interest

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As Michiganders we tend to cram tons of activities into the summer months hoping the warm-weather memories will sustain us through the long winter. This summer is no exception. Here are a few more things you might want to add to your August calendar before the curtain falls on our long summer days! August 8… Read more »

Remembering George

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Sometimes you meet a person and you just make a connection. You feel as if you’ve known that person much longer than just a few brief encounters. Such was the effect that Dr. George England had on people. George had become a recent member of River City Wild Ones and I came to know him… Read more »

GOING NATIVE on August 8th at Founders!

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Interested in using native plants in your landscape design, but unsure how to get started? Come join us at Founders on August 8 at 6:00 p.m. in the Centennial Room for an interactive presentation about native?plants and green infrastructure in residential design. A group of?landscape architects, biologists, and native plant experts will lead a laid?back… Read more »

East Hills Businesses Give Back to Help July 18 Plant Sale

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A great big “WILD” thank you goes out to those businesses who have contributed to our plant sale THIS AFTERNOON, July 18th from 5:00 – 7:30. The event is FREE to attend. River City Wild Ones Native Plant Education Garden?at 920 Cherry St., SE is the venue and the garden is in full regalia for… Read more »