Webinars

One of the ways Wild Ones seeks to accomplish our mission of promoting native plants and landscaping is by providing learning opportunities for both seasoned gardeners and those who are new to gardening and/or the native plant movement alike. All of these webinar opportunities are free and open to the public to attend.


Wild Ones Presents ‘The Nature of Oaks: The Rich Ecology of Our Most Essential Native Trees’ by Wild Ones Lifetime Honorary Director, University of Delaware entomologist and author Dr. Doug Tallamy’

Tuesday, October 5th, 2021, 6:00 p.m. CDT

Dr. Tallamy will share about his new book “The Nature of Oaks: The Rich Ecology of Our Most Essential Native Trees!” The Nature of Oaks will inspire you to treasure these trees and to act to nurture and protect them. This webinar is free and open to the public.


Wild Ones Presents ‘WASPS: Their Biology, Diversity, and Role as Beneficial Insects and Pollinators of Native Plants’ by Wild Ones Honorary Director, biologist, pollinator conservationist, and author Heather Holm’

Wednesday, October 20th, 2021, 6:00 p.m. CDT

Holm will be sharing from her new book, “WASPS,” which features approximately 150 species of flower-visiting wasps that occur in eastern North America, and the specific native plants and habitat each species depends upon. This webinar will be free and open to the public. This webinar is free and open to the public.


Wild Ones Presents ‘The Self Perpetuating Landscape: Setting a Process in Motion by Larry Weaner’

Tuesday, November 16th, 2021, 6:00 p.m. CST​

Learn principles and protocols for creating dynamic, ecologically rich landscapes where nature does much of the “planting.” ​Larry Weaner, FALPD, is the president and founder of Larry Weaner Landscape Associates and developer of New Directions in the American Landscape (NDAL). This webinar will be free and open to the public.

Registration opening soon. Stay tuned!


Wild Ones Presents ‘America’s Public Gardens: A Resource for Native Plants by Matthew Ross National Board Member Matthew Ross of Longwood Gardens’​

Thursday, January 13th, 2022, 6:00 p.m. CST​

Take a journey to several of the nation’s public gardens. From gardens that grow exclusively native plants to others that have worked them into their diverse collection, get an in-depth look into how public gardens can help inform and influence your design and maintenance practices.​ This webinar will be free and open to the public.

Registration opening soon. Stay tuned!