Recent Events

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Douglas Owens-Pike, The Lawn of the Future: Low maintenance alternatives to Kentucky bluegrass —March 21, 2017 

Wild Ones Design With Nature Conference: Planting Matters—February 18, 2017

Phyllis Root, Author of Plant a Pocket of Prairie and Big Belching Bog —January 2017


Gary Noren, Environmentalist and Nature Photographer  at our Annual Membership Meeting and Potluck—November 2016

Holley Wlodarczyk, Bringing the Natural Aesthetic Home- Our Changing Landscape —October 2016

Heather Holm, Selecting Native Trees and Shrubs that Support Pollinators — September 2016

Paddle Tour at Wild River State Park Guided by Mike Dunker, Park Naturalist — August 2016

Tour of Pam Hartley’s Lake Elmo Landscape and Restored Prairie  July 23, 2016

Guided Tour of Carpenter Nature Center’s Wisconsin Campus — July 10, 2016

Designing a 10′ x 10′ Pocket Garden for Pollinators — May 17,  2016

Brown’s Creek Trail — May 14, 2016

“Hometown Habitat, Stories of Bringing Nature Home” — April 30, 2016 —Read more about the film and how you can participate in The Meadows Project here.

Four Table Topics: Local resource People Answer Your Questions—April 2016

A Walk through the Trespasser’s Garden—March  2016

Wild Ones Design With Nature Conference: Good Design Matters—February 20, 2016  See SCOS members and exhibiters at the conference.

The Changing Need of Birds in a Nature-Based Landscape—January 19, 2016


Annual Membership Meeting and Potluck with guest speaker Jennifer Vieth, Executive Director, Carpenter St Croix Valley Nature Center—November 2015

Collecting Seed and Propagating Native Plants—October 2015

Habitat Enhancement and Restoration Work at Washington County Parks—September 2015

Valley View Park in Oak Park Heights–August 2015

FamilyMeans 23rd Annual St. Croix Garden Tour —July 2015