Posts Tagged: #WildOnes

Wild Ones’ National and Chapter Websites Restored

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A large group of purple coneflowers

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 »

Wild Ones Native Plant Butterfly Garden Certification

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Is your native plant garden bursting with blooms and attracting butterflies? Your garden is full of native plant blooms and making the perfect habitat for beautiful butterflies. You’re a great supporter of the environment. It’s time to be recognized for your hard work and certify your garden as an official Wild Ones Native Plant Butterfly… 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 »

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:

Simple ways to prevent birds from colliding with your windows.

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View of WILD Center taken from the prairie.

Tape on Windows: Applying tape to your windows is an effective way to tell birds that the space does not provide passage to wherever they want to go. There are simple ways to prevent birds from colliding with your windows. Studies show that bird collisions with windows are frequently fatal as one in two collisions… 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 »