Posts Categorized: What’s new

2019 International Monarch Monitoring Blitz

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Photo: Courtesy of Monarch Joint Venture 2019 International Monarch Monitoring Blitz Join hundreds of volunteers in Canada, Mexico and the United States from July 27 to August 4. Be part of the 2019 International Monarch Monitoring Blitz to help conserve the monarch butterfly. You can help monarch experts gain more information to understand the distribution of… 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 »

Environmental Defense Fund Seeking Feedback

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Survey for People Involved in Monarch Habitat Restoration Work The Environmental Defense Fund is compiling an estimate of the cost of restoring enough habitat in the northern Midwest to make a difference to the monarch population. One of their scientists, Kevin Bracy Knight, has created a survey that asks people who have done restoration how… Read more »

Visit the Online Wild Store

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The online Wild Store is open for business! The online Wild Store is open for your holiday shopping! You can access the store from the national website’s home page, or click here to go directly to the store. The Wild Store has a variety of products to fulfill your Wild shopping needs.   Tee shirts are… Read more »