Posts Tagged: habitat

Denise Gehring interviewed by earth.com regarding native plant rescues

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Recently Denise Gehring, Wild Ones national board Director and Oak Openings Chapter member, was interviewed by Zach Fitzner of earth.com. The interview focused on rescuing native plants in areas of new development and the organizations that conduct plant rescues. “How native plants can be rescued from human development projects” can be found on earth.com.  When… 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 »