Chapters in Michigan

Wild Ones Ann Arbor Chapter serves the Ann Arbor and Huron River watershed areas, with members in other locations as well.
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Wild Ones Central Upper Peninsula Chapter serving the central counties of Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
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Wild Ones Grand Traverse Chapter serves Traverse City, Grand Traverse Bay and the surrounding areas.
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Wild Ones Green Thumb (Seedling) Chapter serves communities in Huron, Sanilac and Tuscola counties.
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Wild Ones Mid-Mitten Chapter serves the counties of Midland, Bay, Saginaw and Isabella.
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Wild Ones North Oakland Chapter serves Bloomfield Hills, Birmingham, West Bloomfield, Clarkston, Rochester, Troy, Royal Oak, and surrounding areas.
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Wild Ones Northwest Lower Michigan (Seedling) Chapter serves communities in and adjacent to Emmet, Charlevoix and Otsego Counties.
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Wild Ones Wayne County Michigan Chapter is based in Detroit, Michigan, and serves communities in Wayne County.
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If you do not find a chapter near you, or if you choose not to be part of a Wild Ones chapter, you may choose to be a Partner At Large (PAL). A PAL is not assigned to a chapter but joins a group of members who work solo in their own communities or simply enjoy the benefits of a Wild Ones membership. Either way – as a chapter member or as a PAL, you receive all the benefits of membership. Join Now!

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Upcoming Chapter Events in Michigan


NOWO Native Plant Sale

Hosted by Wild Ones North Oakland Chapter
to (Eastern Time)
Jane Giblin Residence

Public Welcome Family Friendly Free Event Home Garden Tour Seed/Plant Sale Wheelchair Accessible Public Restroom Free Public Parking Drinking Fountains

Native Plant Sale - Save the date

Details and information Here: 2024 Native Plant Sale 

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Native Plant Expo & Marketplace

Hosted by Wild Ones Wayne County Michigan Chapter
Saturday, June 1st, 2024
to (Eastern Time)
Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds

Public Welcome Seed/Plant Sale Wheelchair Accessible Public Restroom Free Public Parking


Washtenaw County Conservation District and the Washtenaw County Water Resources Commissioner's Office work together to coordinate native plant sales and an AMAZING Native Plant Expo each year. 

The Native Plant Expo & Marketplace hosts several companies specializing in native plants and seeds as well as landscaping companies and non-profit organizations focused on native plant landscapes. There will be ample opportunity to purchase a wide variety of additional plants, seeds and services. The event offers both pre-ordered and day-of sales. 

Plant Sales: 

2024 Spring Tree & Shrub Sale

Store Opens (Pre-Order): January 2
Paper Forms Deadline: February 19
Online Store Deadline: March 18
Friday, April 26, 1p.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday, April 27, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds
5055 Ann Arbor-Saline Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48103
(3 miles south of I-94, Exit #175).  

2024 Spring Native Plant Pre-sale! 

Pre-sale Opens: February 19, 2024
Paper Forms Deadline: March 11, 2024
Online Store Deadline: March 18, 2024

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31st Annual Spring Plant Exchange

Hosted by Wild Ones Kalamazoo Area Chapter
Sunday, June 2nd, 2024
to (Eastern Time)
Tom and Ruth Small’s Residence, Kalamazoo , 2502 Waite Ave, Kalamazoo, MI, 49008 Map

Public Welcome Family Friendly Free Event Chapter Social Home Garden Tour Seed/Plant Swap Wheelchair Accessible Free Public Parking Lots of Physical Activity

The exchange will offer numerous plants from Tom and Ruth’s gardens, as well as plants brought by other Wild Ones members and supporters. Our goal is to encourage the planting of natives for the beauty they offer and to support the wildlife that depends on them.  In keeping with principles we’ve always emphasized, it’s not necessary to bring a plant in order to take one; and no plants will be for sale. You need not be a member of Wild Ones to participate in this event.

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Field trip to Portman Nature Preserve

Hosted by Wild Ones Kalamazoo Area Chapter
Saturday, June 8th, 2024
to (Eastern Time)
Portman Preserve, 28779-27815 49th Ave, Paw Paw, MI, 49079 Map

Public Welcome Family Friendly Free Event Nature Walk/Hike Free Public Parking Lots of Physical Activity

Mitch Lettow, Stewardship Director, Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy will highlight interesting plants and ongoing restoration projects at this ecological preserve.

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Michiganense Natives: Outdoor Open House for Wild Ones Members Only

Hosted by Wild Ones Wayne County Michigan Chapter
Wednesday, June 12th, 2024
to (Eastern Time)
Graye's Greenhouse

Members Only Seed/Plant Sale Free Public Parking Lots of Physical Activity

Michigensee Natives, located in Plymouth Township is hosting an exclusive evening open house for Wild Ones members and their guests. Located on the grounds of Graye’s Greenhouse, 8820 N. Lilley Road, Plymouth, MI., members will have the opportunity to hear about the development of this new business see the new location, and also purchase plants.  Michiganense Natives is the first all-native retail store in Wayne County Adam Huttenstine, a graduate of MSU with 15 years experience in supply chain management brings his extensive native plant knowledge to make Michigan's native plants even more readily available to customers. The Michiganessee Natives website offers information about species lists, seeds, plants, and garden kits as well as installation and maintenance services. The public grand opening

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