The Nature of Oaks: The Rich Ecology of Our Most Essential Native Trees’” by Dr. Doug Tallamy

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Tue Oct 5, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Participate in a webinar with Wild Ones Lifetime Honorary Director and University of Delaware entomologist Dr. Doug Tallamy as he shares from his latest book, “The Nature of Oaks.” He will inspire you to treasure these trees and to act to nurture and protect them. Register here:

Plan It Native Landscape Conference

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Wed Sep 22, 2021 – Fri Sep 24, 2021 @ 2:00 pm – 1:30 pm – Fee: $95 Recommended by Marcia! Native landscapes are essential for a healthy planet. The 2021 Plan It Native Landscapes Conference, hosted by Deep Roots and its partners, will offer more than 20 live, interactive sessions, three inspiring keynote speakers, and opportunities to connect with peers and sponsors. Read more here.

Creating Pockets of Habitat with Native Plants

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Tue Sep 21, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Registration here. During this presentation from Wild Ones Twin Cities, learn how to create and nurture habitat on your land to support wildlife and protect local water resources. Presenter Angie Hong will discuss: Which trees and shrubs are best for birds How to enhance existing gardens to provide nectar for pollinators “Cues for Care” to […]

CANCELLED: Show Me, Help Me in Mohawk

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Tue Sep 21, 2021 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled. If we can reschedule, we’ll let you know. Member Ann Mitchell has three-quarters of an acre in Mohawk, featuring chickens, three boxers, and a lot of former lawn. All members are welcome to visit her expansive property and share their ideas. In particular, she’s interested in strategies for making […]

Meet the Designers of the Boston Sample Garden Webinar

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Thu Sep 16, 2021 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Wild Ones National has asked garden designers in various parts of the country to come up with a sample landscape design for their region using native plants.  All of the designers work with the same basic blue print.  The Boston entry into this series is coming up on September 16. Register here. You can find […]

Pruning Native Trees and Shrubs

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Wed Sep 15, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – Dr. Robert Schutzki, MSU, will offer instructions on pruning tips and techniques to refresh and maintain the shrubs and trees in our yards. Knowing how and when to prune is essential for plant beauty and health. Email [email protected] to register for each program. A Zoom invitation will be sent to you a few days prior […]

Weed and Plant Sept. 15 at Boston Pond

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Wed Sep 15, 2021 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm – The Keweenaw Wild Ones are partnering with the Keweenaw Land Trust to remove weeds an install native plants at KLT’s Boston Pond Nature Area on Wednesday, Sept. 15, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The public is invited. “This is a great opportunity for the general public to meet members of our local Wild Ones chapter, […]

Sedges of Michigan

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Mon Sep 13, 2021 @ 6:30 pm – Presented by the Wild Ones Mid-Mitten Chapter, this online class will walk you through a variety of wetland communities as we learn some of the most common sedges you are likely to encounter in Michigan. By the end of the class you will walk away with an identification guide and a new-found appreciation for these […]

Non-Native Earthworms and Their Effects on Forests

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Tue Aug 31, 2021 @ 7:30 pm – In the mid-Atlantic Region, non-native earthworms of European origin colonized the secondary forests hundreds of years ago. Currently a ‘second wave’ of earthworm invasion is taking place by another group of earthworms, commonly known as ‘jumping worms’. This presentation will provide an overview of the history of earthworm invasion, the natural history of native and […]