Chapters in North Carolina

Wild Ones Carolina Triangle Chapter serves communities in the Research Triangle in North Carolina's Piedmont region. The chapter supports residents of Wake, Durham, Orange, Chatham, Johnston, Harnett, Granville, Franklin, Lee, Alamance, Nash and Person counties and adjacent areas.
https://carolinatriangle.wildones.org/
[email protected]
https://www.facebook.com/wildonescarolinatriangle

Wild Ones Central North Carolina Chapter reaches from the Piedmont-Triad to the northwest corner of the state. The chapter serves communities in Alexander, Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Caswell, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Guilford, Mitchell, Randolph, Rockingham, Rowan, Stokes, Surry, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yadkin counties.
https://centralnorthcarolina.wildones.org/
[email protected]
https://www.facebook.com/Wild-Ones-Central-North-Carolina-101431109257430
https://www.instagram.com/wildonescentralnorthcarolina
https://www.linkedin.com/company/wild-ones-central-nc/
https://www.youtube.com/@wildonescentralnorthcaroli4183

Wild Ones Charlotte Piedmont Chapter serves residents of North Carolina's southern Piedmont, including Mecklenburg, Gaston, Union, Cabarrus, Lincoln, Catawba, Iredell, Shelby and Stanly counties and adjacent areas.
https://charlottepiedmont.wildones.org/
[email protected]

Wild Ones Western North Carolina Chapter serves communities in Buncombe County and the surrounding counties: Madison, Yancey, McDowell, Rutherford, Polk, Henderson, Transylvania, Haywood, Macon, Swain, Jackson, Graham, Clay, and Cherokee.
https://westernnorthcarolina.wildones.org
[email protected]

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 North Carolina

Jun
20

Designing your Landscape for Pollinators

Hosted by Wild Ones Charlotte Piedmont Chapter
Thursday, June 20th, 2024
to (Eastern Time)
City of Charlotte Landscape Management Office, 701 Tuckaseegee Rd, Charlotte, NC, 28208 Map

Public Welcome Free Event Program/Speaker Presentation Wheelchair Accessible Public Restroom Free Public Parking Drinking Fountains

Charlotte Piedmont Chapter of Wild Ones is hosting a workshop for Charlotte area residents and landscape professionals to discuss native pollinator habitat creation and designing your landscape with pollinator conservation in mind. 

his class will explore the essential steps and principles for transforming your outdoor space into a haven for pollinators such as bees, butterflies, hummingbirds and more. We will begin by understanding the crucial role that pollinators play in our ecosystems and the threats they face. Then, we delve into the specific needs, including food sources, nesting habitats and water requirements. With that understanding, we will cover the basic principles of landscape design with an emphasis on biodiversity, ecological balance and beauty. Finally, we will discuss plant selection, seasonality and layout to maximize the effectiveness of your landscape.

This workshop is free and attendance is limited to 40 people. Registration required. One (1) NC Landscape Contractor's license continuing education credit available. 

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Jun
22

On the Wings of Life - Celebrating Pollinators

Hosted by Wild Ones Central North Carolina Chapter
Saturday, June 22nd, 2024
to (Eastern Time)
Bailey Park Winston-Salem, NC, 445 Patterson Ave, Winston-Salem, NC, 27101 Map

Public Welcome Program/Speaker Presentation Wheelchair Accessible Public Restroom Free Public Parking

In celebration of Pollinator Week, Wild Ones Central North Carolina is delighted to invite you to participate in an amazing outdoor event, On the Wings of Life - Celebrating Pollinators. This fun, family friendly event aims at highlighting the essential role pollinators play in the web of life, and the important role we can play in protecting and preserving them. This celebration will take place at the beautiful Bailey Park downtown Winston-Salem on June 22, 2024, from noon-6pm.

Pollinators are critical components of the web of life. A significant amount of food we eat depends on pollination. Bees are perhaps the most well know pollinators. However, bats, birds, butterflies, moths, and wasps are also important pollinators. Pollinators depend on native plants for food and to reproduce. Pollinators are under threat due to habit loss, indiscriminate use of insecticides, pesticides, and climate change. Many of the factors that threaten pollinators’ survival are also harmful to humans. Understanding the connection between the health of pollinators and our health is important to understand life on planet earth. It is not an understatement to say that pollinators are the wings of life.

This family-friendly event will include live music, food, face paintings, balloons, and displays from various organizations aimed at highlighting the important role pollinators play in our lives and educating the public about activities homeowners can do to help the health of pollinators and their own.

Participating organizations include: Bashavia Gardens, Bee City USA - Winston-Salem, Carolina Butterfly Society, Starry Skies South regional chapter of DarkSky International, NC Sierra Club Foothills Group, Spriggly’s Beescaping, Wild Ones CNC, Wake Forest University Harvest Table Culinary, and others.

Bailey Park is located at 445 Patterson Avenue, Winston-Salem, NC 27101. 

For more information, please contact Siham Muntasser: [email protected].

Jun
30

Charlotte Piedtmont Chapter of Wild Ones Gathering

Hosted by Wild Ones Charlotte Piedmont Chapter
Sunday, June 30th, 2024
to (Eastern Time)
The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery - LoSo location - under the Big Red umbrella

Public Welcome Family Friendly Free Event Chapter Social Public Restroom Free Public Parking Drinking Fountains

We are thrilled to invite you to an afternoon of casual socializing, engaging conversations about native gardening, and valuable learning experiences.  This is a fantastic opportunity to meet and connect with our current, past, and future members of Wild Ones. Feel free to drop in or stay the whole time. You can even bring a friend who might be interested in joining. 

Parking: 
The temporary lot is the best option during their renovation. This lot connects to Biergarten and you’ll be able to walk straight in towards Big Red. GPS Address for lot: 335 W. Peterson Drive.

Street parking is also available. 
If you are not familiar with the area, reply to this email and we will send a map of the area. Or, contact Linda Nelson at 843-422-0986 for more info. 
Finding us: When you arrive, ask any staff member to direct you to Big Red!
Food & Drink: Many great choices on their menu for your purchase.

Let's come together to share our passion for native plants, exchange gardening tips, and discuss exciting plans ahead for our chapter!!

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