Happy Families

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Mon Feb 17, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Marcia Goodrich will present Happy Families at the Portage Lake District Library on February 17, 2020 at 6:00 PM. We will learn the importance of plant harmony, for both plant and insect growth and health.

Help the Butterflies! Make Your Own Seed Balls

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Sat Mar 28, 2020 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm – Monarchs and other butterflies lay their eggs on native plants like milkweed, and to survive they also need plants that provide nectar. Seed balls are made with seeds, clay, and compost and are a great way to get these important plants growing in a wild area or just a corner of your backyard. Everyone is […]

Native Plant Symposium, Day 1

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Thu Apr 23, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm – Monarchs, Pollinators and Rain Gardens Featured in Online Native Plant Symposium Gardeners and native plant enthusiasts throughout the Upper Midwest are invited to sign up for the third annual Native Plant Symposium, set for Thursday, April 23, and Thursday, April 30. This free online event will be hosted on Zoom. “Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

Native Plant SymposiumDay 2

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Thu Apr 30, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm – Monarchs, Milkweeds, and Pollinators Sign up for free Zoom symposium The second series of lectures in our third annual Native Plant Symposium, is set for Thursday, April 30. This free online event will be hosted on Zoom and begins at 7 p.m. Eastern Time (6 p.m Central). The speakers and their talks include Sue Trull, […]

Road Trip! Hanson’s Garden Village

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Fri May 1, 2020 – Sun May 31, 2020 @ 12:00 am – Depending on Covid-19 restrictions, a day trip is being planned to Hanson’s Garden Village in Rhinelander, Wis., during May or June. This destination nursery has a number of large greenhouses devoted to native plants. Stay tuned.

Chapter meeting

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Wed May 13, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm –

This Zoom meeting will address the native plant sale, future events, local projects, and more.

Keweenaw Shores Nature Sanctuary

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Sat Jun 20, 2020 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm – Nancy Leonard of the Michigan Nature Association will lead a wildflower walk at the Keweenaw shores Nature Sanctuary near Esrey Park. We will meet at Esrey Park; bring a lunch for a socially distanced picnic.

Members Only: Wildflower Walk at Keweenaw Shores MNA Preserve

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Sat Jun 27, 2020 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm – Nancy Leonard of the Michigan Nature Association will give WOK members a guided walk along the paths of the Keweenaw Shores Preserve. We will meet at Esray Park, located about 5.5 north of Eagle Harbor on M-26. The preserve is a short walk across the highway. Bring a picnic lunch and appropriate social distancing gear. […]

“Nature’s Best Hope” Online Talk by Doug Tallamy–SOLD OUT

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Rain garden in front of WILD Center

Thu Jul 9, 2020 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm – Wild Ones members and a guest are invited to an inspiring FREE online presentation “Nature’s Best Hope” by renowned entomologist, ecologist and author, Douglas Tallamy. Dr. Tallamy is a Lifetime Honorary Director of Wild Ones. Through his research, writings and presentations, Dr. Tallamy has encouraged us to landscape our homes to “Garden as if life […]