Connie Ramthun, native plant expert from the Kettle Moraine region, and long time Wild Ones member, will teach the collecting, cleaning, storing and planting of native wildflower and grass seed. After seed collection and cleaning, participants will have seeds to take home to use for their own natural landscaping.
Event will take place on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at the WILD Center. Plan to be there at 9AM. Should run to NOON. Directions
Pre-registration required. Seed workshop wait list. ****The workshop is full at this time.
Directions to WILD Center.
TOWARD HARMONY WITH NATURE
Don’t miss this rewarding all-day program of inspiring expert speakers, exhibitors and vendors, and networking with like-minded natural landscaping enthusiasts. Members will receive the conference brochure with registration form early December. Register on-line after November 1 or by mail using the brochure form.
WOFVA CHAPTER PLANT, TREE AND SHRUB SALE
The WOFVA Chapter Plant Sale is over, and it was a huge success. Thanks to everyone who volunteered their time and talent to help us offer this event again this year. Thanks to everyone who bought plants to add to the habitat so necessary to sustain our pollinators and a biodiverse environment.
Web Site Assistance
We are looking for a volunteer to serve on an ad-hoc Web Site Committee to better define our web presence. The committee will probably meet once or twice. We are considering design changes and new features. If you are familiar with any of the following: communications, social media, education, website site OR website administration, please consider sharing your experience and ideas.
Wild Ones: Native Plants, Natural Landscapes promotes environmentally sound landscaping practices to increase biodiversity through the preservation, restoration and establishment of native plant communities.Wild Ones is a not-for-profit environmental education and advocacy organization.
Please join the mapping project by answering the questions about your property. Photos would be great, but are not necessary. Specific species information is optional.
Since our Chapter’s beginning in 1994, Wild Ones Fox Valley Area (WOFVA) continues to celebrate and promote the use of native plants in home and civic landscaping. We lead the natural landscaping movement in exploring, teaching, and changing the practice of gardening to include the use of native plants. Join us in helping to restore our natural world.
National Wild One headquarters is located at the WILD Center, in the heart of the Fox Valley.
Winnebago Audubon Society
Outagamie County Master Gardener Association
Paper Valley Garden Club
We also sponsor an education grant program, Natural Landscapes for Tomorrow.
WILD ONES FOX VALLEY BOARD
President – Barb Cattani
Treasurer – Ron Jones
Secretary – Deb Benada
Membership – Bob and Carol Niendorf
Newsletter – Robert Benada
Program Committee – Sue Mings and Loris Damerow
Publicity – Janet Carlson
Display – Kristin Kauth and Barbara Cattani
Speaker’s Bureau – Joy Perry
Mentor Program – Loris Damerow
Natural Landscapes for Tomorrow Grants and Web Editor – Shannon Davis-Foust