Posts By: Elaine Krizenesky

Wild Ones’ National and Chapter Websites Restored

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Wild Ones’ website host experienced a system-wide outage On Thursday, Wild Ones learned that its website, hosted by Bluehost, had crashed. This included the national website, as well as our chapter’s websites. Since Wild Ones staff and national officer emails are also located on the server, our email service was disabled as well. On behalf… Read more »

Thank You for Supporting Wild Ones’ Annual Appeal

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Thank you for your support of Wild Ones’ Annual Appeal! With the New Year comes new chances to help the environment. Increasing the use of native plants in all types of landscapes is an easy way to make a big difference. The Wild Ones mission is to spread the news about the importance of using… Read more »

H.R. 1572 addresses the importance of native plants

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H.R. 1572: The Botany Bill The importance of native plants is gaining national attention! H.R. 1572, the “Botany Bill”, is going before the House of Representatives Natural Resources Public Lands Subcommittee Thursday morning, July 18. Overall, this legislation emphasizes the importance of protecting native plants and ecosystems. This sounds familiar Work on the Botany Bill… Read more »

Wild Wish List

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WILD Center Seeking Item Donations You may know that the WILD Center (Wild Ones Institute of Learning and Development) is the national headquarters of Wild Ones. What you may not know is, we strive to keep the WILD Center as self-sustaining as possible. Doing so enables us to keep operating expenses low and direct a… Read more »

Healthy Lakes program provides grants for native plantings

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Reduce the cost of a new rain garden or native planting by up to $1,000 per practice Would you like to save 75% on the cost of a new rain garden or native planting? The Healthy Lakes program, run by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and UW-Extension Lakes Program, provides 75% cost-sharing to help… Read more »