Vote for the People’s Choice Award Winner!

We have nearly 370 outstanding entries in the 2021 Wild Ones Annual Photo Contest! Current Wild Ones members can view the entries and cast their vote for the “People’s Choice Award” now through Sunday, Sept. 19th at 11:59 p.m. CDT by visiting the link below.


Wild Ones Presents ‘WASPS: Their Biology, Diversity, and Role as Beneficial Insects and Pollinators of Native Plants’ by Wild Ones Honorary Director, biologist, pollinator conservationist, and author Heather Holm’ on Wednesday, October 20th, 2021, 6:00 p.m. CDT

Holm will be sharing from her new book, “WASPS,” which features approximately 150 species of flower-visiting wasps that occur in eastern North America, and the specific native plants and habitat each species depends upon. This webinar will be free and open to the public. This webinar is free and open to the public.


Wild Ones Presents ‘The Nature of Oaks: The Rich Ecology of Our Most Essential Native Trees’ by Wild Ones Lifetime Honorary Director, University of Delaware entomologist and author Dr. Doug Tallamy’ on Tuesday, October 5th, 2021, 6:00 p.m. CDT.

Dr. Tallamy will share about his new book “The Nature of Oaks: The Rich Ecology of Our Most Essential Native Trees!” The Nature of Oaks will inspire you to treasure these trees and to act to nurture and protect them. This webinar is free and open to the public.


Wild Ones Releases Revised Nativar Statement

This new nativar position statement was revised and updated by the Wild Ones Executive Committee in 2021, with input from the Honorary Directors, and approval by the Board of Directors.


The Wild Ones Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education grant program is now accepting online applications for projects to be funded in 2022!

Applications must be submitted between now – October 15th, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. CT.


Wild Ones promotes environmentally friendly, sound landscaping to preserve biodiversity through the preservation, restoration, and establishment of native plant communities by:

  • providing free, educational resources and learning opportunities that are open to the public,
  • supporting the efforts of over 60 local Wild Ones chapters in 20 states
  • publishing a quarterly, award-winning journal for members featuring current native plant information and resources
  • and offering free, professionally designed native garden templates for multiple regions in the United States.

To continue offering these important tools and resources to help save our environment, we need your support! Will you make a gift today to help spread the word that native plants are our best hope to save our environment?

Thank you in advance for your support. You are helping to provide a better future for the next generation!

Together, we can save the earth, one yard at a time.


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