Explore the fascinating interplay between native plants and their environments in our new Native Plant News feature. This month, delve into studies highlighting the ecological significance of Arizona's harvester ants, California's fire-adapted flora, Minnesota's thriving solar sanctuaries, the resilience of Europe's diverse forests, and Virginia's innovative seed solution. Learn how these developments impact ecological restoration, biodiversity, and the fight against invasive species, while reinforcing the critical role of native plants in sustaining healthy ecosystems. Continue reading "January Native Plant News"
In the realm of environmental stewardship, few voices resonate as passionately as Lorraine Johnson‘s. With three decades dedicated to researching and writing about environmental issues, Johnson is not only an accomplished author and community activist but also a fervent advocate for protecting and expanding the urban forest. Join us as we catch up with former […] Continue reading "Catching up with former Wild Ones Honorary Director Lorraine Johnson "
In the ever-evolving landscape of the digital world, staying current and relevant is essential. We are excited to announce a significant milestone in our journey – a brand update that includes a modernized logo, refreshed graphics, and targeted messaging that clearly defines our mission; all accompanied by the launch of our new and improved website! […] Continue reading "Our Refreshed Look and Brand-New Website"
Explore how native gardening can address climate challenges in our next Wild Ones national webinar, “Cultivating Change” with author and activist Lorraine Johnson. Continue reading "Webinar: Cultivating Change with Lorraine Johnson on January 25th at 6 PM (CT)"
Just a few hundred years ago, the North American landscape was rich with woodlands, prairies, deserts, and wetlands full of native plants. Today, these natural areas are under attack, and we are losing species and habitats at a rate unprecedented in human history. A short tour through your community will provide a quick reminder that […] Continue reading "Support Wild Ones this Giving Tuesday"