Posts Tagged: environment

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 »

Searching for Wild Ones National Board Candidates

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We are looking for talented board candidates for the Wild Ones National Board of Directors! The National Board Nominating Committee is asking for assistance in finding talented board candidates. Board positions are for the election of summer 2020. The ideal candidates will work to advance the Wild Ones mission through strategic thinking with a focus… Read more »

The Wild Store is open and stocked with great holiday gifts!

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Great gifts for the holidays and more are available at the online Wild Store! Need a gift for a friend or family member? How about something special for yourself? The Wild Store has a variety of caps and hats; women’s and men’s shirts; books, banners and audio materials that make great gifts for the holidays…. Read more »

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 »

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 »