Monthly Archives:: August 2014

Exploring Sue French’s Cloquet River Property

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  Twelve people came to explore the trail along the Cloquet River on Sue French’s land (three new people joined the tour). Martha Minchak briefly explained how to use the DNR field guide, distributing checklists to classify forest areas and identify plants as we walked. This rural setting provided an abundance of woodland plants in… Read more »

Aug 20 Cloquet River Yard Tour With DNR Guide

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Join us for an evening of exploring with members of Wild Ones, strolling through a Cloquet River property with a DNR guide WHEN: Wed. August 20 at 6:30 – 7:45 pm WHERE: Sue French’s property (7807 Industrial Road, Saginaw) Carpool available – leaving the Rose Garden parking lot at 5:30pm Driving time is 40-45 minutes… Read more »

July Event at Dan and Kris’ Lakeside Garden

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Twenty-five people wandered a variety of areas converted to native plantings, especially the prairie boulevard in bloom. Dan Schutte and his wife, Kris, explained the 3-year process of raising plants from seed through to the clearing & planting stages. A surprise was Dan’s monarch house, complete with cocoons; a gift from Kris. Eight new people… Read more »