Posts Tagged: nativeplants

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 »

Growing native plants in containers – does it work?

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Native plants are tough. Don’t we invoke that phrase repeatedly as we promote the advantages of natural landscaping? The Green Bay Chapter had a unique opportunity to test that phrase during the summer of 2010, when they filled 11 large containers with native plants. This article is reprinted from the Wild Ones July/August 2011 Journal. 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 »

Native Plant Seeds

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Rain garden in front of WILD Center

Are Native Plant Seeds from the WILD Center Right for Me?  Wild Ones members recently received information about native plant seeds available in exchange for a freewill donation. The national office and local volunteers collected these seeds to generate funds to cover operating expenses such as copier paper, stamps, and electricity. Our goal is to… Read more »