Posts Tagged: native plants

Native Plants Lite Class a Success!

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By Marty MacCleery, Education Committee Chair In early 2019, the president of the Wild Ones River City Board, Marty A, proclaimed that it was time to implement a Native Plants program for new members, however, simple the first program may be! No more talk… just action!  The Education Committee chose an evening in spring for the… Read more »

Native Plants and Our Changing Planet

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Native Plants and Our Changing Planet A recap of Wild Ones River City Chapter’s Oct 15, 2018 program COMPILED BY RUTH OLDENBURG A group of interested folks gathered to hear a presentations by Meredith Zettlemoyer and Susan Magnoli, both Doctoral students at Michigan State University’s W. K. Kellogg Biological Station. Jen Lau at the Lau… 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 »