Posts Categorized: Meetings

Weds. Sept. 26 – Chad Johnson, owner of Spirit Mountain Farm, will speak about “Opening The Book Of Nature: Passage Into the Natural Kingdoms”

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Chad Johnson, long-time permaculture and biodynamic practitioner and instructor, presents fresh and engaging ways and ideas to “open the book of nature” and allow perception and passage into the unseen depths of the kingdoms of nature. Chad has been educating, designing, and installing edible forest gardens, water landscapes, and wildlife habitat ecosystems. He has also… Read more »

Weds. May 23 – Wild Ones Garden Talk & Maintenance

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Carol Andrews will give a short history of our garden, the original layout and discuss current plans.  This maintenance/meeting will be held outside at our Lakewalk garden.  Join other members to learn to identify plants and work in our chapter’s garden.  Please bring tools if you can, such as a small digging spade, a bucket for weeds, edging shovel, hand pruner and something… Read more »

Duluth Stream Restoration with Kate Kubiak, Wed. April 25

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Stream Restoration Projects Implemented from 2012-2017 Join Kate Kubiak from the South St. Louis Soil & Water Conservation District to learn about the past five years of stream restoration work to repair erosion problems caused by the 2012 flood. Location: Hartley Nature Center  Time: Wednesday, February 28 ?  6:30 pm socialize and refreshments, 7:00 pm program   Photo of recent project… Read more »

Backyard Phenology with Rebecca Montgomery, Wed. Feb 28

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Backyard Phenology: Tracking Nature’s Cycles and Seasons in a Changing Climate Join us for an exciting talk by Rebecca Montgomery, an Associate Professor in the Department of Forest Resources in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. She holds a bachelor?s degree in Biology from Occidental College,… Read more »

Natural Connections with Emily Stone, Wed Jan 24

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Natural Connections: Exploring Northwoods nature through Science and Your Senses Explore Northwoods nature with a knowledgeable guide. Join naturalist and author Emily Stone on a Northwoods adventure and you?ll soon be captivated by her animated storytelling style and knack for turning any old thing into a shining bit of stardust. Find out what makes rain… Read more »

Lesser Known Shrubs of the Northland with Gene Schmidt, Wed Nov 29

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Learn about Lesser Known Shrubs of the Northland Join us on Wednesday, November 29 for a talk by Gene Schmidt on the lesser known shrubs of the Northland. Gene is the woody plant production manager at Boreal Natives. Photo credit: Prairie Restoration – Downy arrowood (Viburnum rafinesquianum)   Location: Hartley Nature Center    Time: Wednesday,… Read more »

Seed Collection, Storage, and Planting with Dan Schutte – Wed. September 27

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Learn about Native Seed Collection, Storage, and Planting! Join us for a seed & shrub exchange followed by an informative presentation by Dan Schutte, owner of Shoreview Natives. Dan will discuss seed collection & storage, propagating native plants using indoor, homemade light systems, and different approaches to site preparation and planting native plugs. If you are interested… Read more »

Hawk Ridge Hike with Margie Menzies – Tuesday, June 27

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Hawk Ridge Hike with Margie Menzies Please join us for an evening hike along beautiful Hawk Ridge on Tuesday, June 27. The hike will be lead by Margie Menzies who is the naturalist at Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center located up the North Shore in Schroeder, MN. We will meet at the Hawk Ridge parking area at… Read more »

Spruce up our Lakewalk Wild Ones garden! May 24

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Spruce up our Lakewalk Wild Ones garden! We will be cleaning up the garden, edging, and digging & potting excess plants for the Duluth Garden Flower Plant Sale on Saturday May 27 (our only fundraiser). Bring hand tools, shovel, work gloves, kneeling pad, bucket, a chair and plastic pots. No rain date.  Other work dates will be… Read more »