Happy New Year!
WHAT’S COMING UP?
Tuesday, January 16, 2018, The “Minnesota Wildflowers” website and its’ creators, Katy Chayka and Peter Dziuk, FamilyMeans building. Stillwater, MN, 7:00 -8:45pm, Socialize 6:30 pm
Saturday, February 17, 2018, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm, Design With Nature: Natural Landscape as the New Norm, Anderson Student Center, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul Campus
Tuesday, March 20, 2018, We’ve invited a researcher from the new Cariveau Native Bee Lab, University of MN, Check back for details, FamilyMeans building, Stillwater, MN, 7:00 – 8:45pm, Socialize 6:30 pm.
Through our chapter activities, we learn more about native plants in home gardens and natural areas, and share ideas on design and effective methods for restoration and land management. Here is a summary of our 2017 programs, projects and events,
Field Trips and Outdoor Events
In May we enjoyed a spring wildflower hike at Interstate State Park with tour guide Dave Crawford, former naturalist at Wild River State Park. (15 attendees).
In June our chapter participated again in the Landscape Revival Native Plant Expo and Market in Roseville on June 3rd. Landscape Revival provides an opportunity for persons seeking locally-grown native plants to connect with native plant growers. Attendance grows each year and was estimated at over 1100 for 2017…
WHAT DO WE DO?
We sponsor monthly programs on native plants and natural landscapes
- Meetings are free and the public is welcome. Come join us if you’re interested in gardening with native plants and enjoying natural landscapes.
- Our 2018 meetings will be held the third Tuesday of the month at the FamilyMeans building, 1875 Northwestern Ave. in Stillwater. Socializing begins at 6:30 pm with our speaker at 7 pm.
- Garden tours/field trips are typically held on weekends. and occur year-round. See our Chapter Calendar for details on all programs, tours and field trips.
- Read about the benefits of membership.
- We join with other Minnesota Wild Ones chapters to present an annual Design with Nature Conference.
Our Wild Ones Mission
Wild Ones: Native Plants, Natural Landscapes promotes environmentally sound landscaping practices to preserve biodiversity through the preservation, restoration and establishment of native plant communities. Wild Ones is a not-for-profit environmental education and advocacy organization.