Posts Categorized: Meetings

Weds. January 25 – Booktalk, presenter: John Pastor

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Author John Pastor will read from and discuss his new book:  What should a clever moose eat?: Natural history, ecology, and the North woods. Wild Ones member and UMD professor, John is a keen observer of nature. Come learn to ask natural history questions, and gain a greater understanding of and love for the North Woods and other natural places. Book review from The Nature Conservancy’s… Read more »

Weds. September 28 – Duluth’s Invasive Species and Trails Projects

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Join Wild Ones members to learn what’s happening with our city’s green space! Hartley Nature Center – 6:30 pm refreshments & socialize, 7:00 pm program A timely double-header program: Kevin Malmquist will talk about the “Duluth Invaders” invasive species project in the city. Judy Gibbs, city trail coordinator, will provide an update on the western… Read more »

Native Plant Hike – Minnesota Point Tues, Aug. 30

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Explore MN Point with Wild Ones members! Tues. August 30 – Field trip on Minnesota Point – 6:30 – 8 PM If you enjoyed the March presentation by Rebecca Holmstrom (MN DNR biologist), join this hike. Rebecca will guide us through the native plant communities in the natural areas near the tip of MN Point…. Read more »

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 »

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 »