Good morning, Wild Ones!! So many people were out of town last month that we were unable to go to the Cedarburg bog, but several people expressed an interest in seeing something similar, and maybe a bit closer. Well, you?re in luck! The Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge is a newly designated refuge that is in […]
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Wild Ones Root River Chapter August 2017 Meeting Cancelled
Good morning, Wild Ones! Many of our members couldn?t go on the field trip, and most of the members who previously wanted to go have had to cancel, so we are canceling the August field trip to Cedarburg bog. Our September meeting will be on the 9th to avoid Labor Day weekend, and I?m looking […]
Wild Ones Root River Chapter Annual Native Plant Sale Coming June 3rd!
Wild Ones Root River Chapter May 2017 Meeting Announcement – Garlic Mustard Pickin’ Party!
Garlic Mustard Pickin’ Party, May 6, 9:00 to noon. Join SEGG, Weed Out! Racine, Wild Ones, and Discover Racine for an Earth Day event! We will be pulling and bagging garlic mustard from the Colonial Park floodplain, as part of a larger restoration project. Gather with us on May 6, just past the Root River […]
Wild Ones Root River Chapter April 2017 Meeting Announcement
Good morning, Wild Ones! Ecofest was a huge success ? thanks so much to our members for staffing our booth and filling bags of milkweed seed, because we?ve already given away most of the 400 bags we made! For our April meeting, Valerie Mann from Pringle Nature Center will be talking about phenology and how […]
Wild Ones Root River Chapter 2017 Native Plant Sale Pre-order Time!
Good morning, Wild Ones! Tired of all the up and down weather weirdness? Cheer up ? the plant sale advance order form is here! We have many new offerings and old favorites to tempt you, plus almost all of our plants are now available in quart pots so they?re extra big and more resistant to […]
Wild Ones Root River Chapter March 2017 Meeting Announcement
Good morning, Wild Ones! It hardly feels like winter anymore with all this warm weather! For our March meeting, our own member Tom La Duke will be talking about his beautiful gardens ? how he originally got started, how/why he incorporated rain gardens, and what he?s planning for this year. Also, he brought up the […]
Wild Ones Root River Chapter February 2017 Meeting Announcement
Good morning, Wild Ones! It?s time to stop thinking about winter and start thinking about plants again! To help us do that, for our February meeting everyone who is attending the Fox Valley conference this weekend will give a short report on what they learned. If you are going to the conference, try to get […]
Wild Ones Root River Chapter January 2017 Meeting Announcement
Good morning, Wild Ones! Hopefully you had a wonderful 2016, and are looking forward to an even better 2017! To start things off, we?re going to learn how to identify trees in winter! The forecast for Saturday is supposed to be cold, so let?s plan on meeting inside, although we could include an outdoor portion […]
Wild Ones Root River Chapter December 2016 Meeting Announcement
Good afternoon, Wild Ones! Our December meeting is a party!!! Here?s the info: Where: the Birchwood Grill off Hwy 50 in Kenosha (actual address is 7515 125th Avenue) When: Saturday, December 3rd at 11:00 am (we may or may not be in our typical room just off the lobby, so ask for the Wild Ones […]