Posts By: Heather Wendel

Cloquet Yard Tour – Wed. July 20th

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Wild Ones will be visiting the gardens of Vicki and Terry Anderson in Cloquet. They bought their home in 1976 and have worked in the yard and gardens ever since to conquer challenges and discover unexpected treasures in the three levels of their yard. Vicki claims title as “the plant person” while Terry is “the… Read more »

Wednesday April 27 – Pollinator Revival: Impact of Harmful Pesticides, Managing our Landscapes to Provide Healthy Habitat for Pollinators

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Weds. April 27 – Pollinator Revival: Impact of Harmful Pesticides, Managing our Landscapes to Provide Healthy Habitat for Pollinators. Hartley Nature Center 6:30 pm socialize, 7:00 pm program Presenters: Marilyn D. Jones and Julia Vanatta. http://pollinatorrevival.org/ Pesticides have become the quick fix to address various farming and gardening problems. Pollinator Revival co-founders, Marilyn Jones and… Read more »

Plants of Park Point – Wednesday March 23rd

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Wednesday March 23 – Plants (rare and common) and native plant communities of Park Point/Minnesota Point. Hartley Nature Center 6:30 pm socialize, 7:00 pm program Did you know the Duluth/Superior area hosts one of the world’s largest freshwater baymouth sand bars in the world? Did you know we have a coastal dune system in Minnesota?… Read more »

Wednesday February 24th – Build a Caterpillar-rearing Cage

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A brilliant blue-sky day to you! Looking forward to more monarch butterflies this summer? Besides planting more milkweed, you can protect those caterpillars. Join members to create your own caterpillar-rearing cage to rescue/rear monarchs and other butterflies. Wednesday February 24th – Build a Caterpillar-rearing Cage 6:30 pm socialize, 7:00 pm “hands-on” workshop Meet at Hartley… Read more »

November Meeting – Botanical Painting with Tanya Beyer

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Wednesday, Nov. 18 at Hartley Nature Center – Botanical Painting, presented by artist Tanya Beyer 6:00 Meeting (open to all!) to start making plans for 2016 chapter officers and other leadership positions (Hartley Nature Center, 3001 Woodland Ave., Duluth) 6:30 Socializing and snacking 7:00 Presentation begins Tanya will present a program using a photo series… Read more »

Weds. Oct. 21 – Piping Plover Program with Kris Eilers

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Weds. Oct. 21 – Piping Plover Program, presented by Kris Eilers, project manager at St. Louis River Alliance. Reminder – our next Wild Ones program will be this Wednesday October 21 starting at 7:00 pm at Hartley Nature Center. Come early to visit. Doors open at 6:30. Come learn how, through restoration of native plants… Read more »

Wed. Sept 23 – Soil Questions Answered – John Pastor

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Topic: everything you always wanted to know about soil as it pertains to growing native plants but were afraid to ask – or more likely just did not know you need to know. Understanding how soil is naturally formed and then affected by human alterations can make the difference between a successful native plant gardening/restoration… Read more »