Seed Talk: Putting Your Garden to Bed


10/08/2019 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm – What should you do before Old Man Winter comes? Should you clean up the dead stalks and leaves of your plants or let them be until spring? What about tomato plant and pepper plants? Do I really need to rake up all these leaves? Learn how to take care of your garden while it rests […]

Landscaping with Edible Native Plants


10/09/2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm – ​Julie Noraker, an Elegant Edible Landscaping Educator from Gen 1:11 Farm in Andover will present on how to incorporate edible native plants into your home landscape. She will also take a closer look at specific plants, their medicinal properties, and edible uses like jams, jellies, breads, and more! (Prairie Edge Chapter Meeting)

Wild Ones Annual Meeting Webinar


10/12/2019 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm – I’d like to invite you to call in to the Wild Ones Annual Meeting webinar for important news about Wild Ones and how we are making an impact. You will hear an update about our 2019-2021 Strategic Plan, financials, accomplishments, and next steps. There will be time at the end of the meeting for questions […]

Tools for Finding and Exploring the Rich Natural World of the Twin Cities


10/15/2019 @ 6:30 pm – 8:45 pm – Presented by John Moriarty, Senior Manager of Wildlife Novices and long-time naturalists alike will enjoy viewing this visual journey of the Twin City region’s significant patchwork of remaining native and restored habitats including prairies, woods, and wetlands. The beautiful photography in this presentation illuminates 30 places within an hour of the Metropolitan Twin Cities area where […]

Lawns to Legumes Cost Sharing Grants Promote Pollinator Habitat


10/15/2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Lawns to Legumes is a new State-funded initiative to protect pollinators, especially the rusty patched bumblebee. This cost-sharing and technical outreach program is being set up for homeowners who want to enhance their landscape by adding pollinator-friendly habitat, including native plants. Priority is being given to areas in the State that can support the endangered rusty patched […]

The Importance of Caring for and Feeding Native Pollinators


10/24/2019 @ 6:45 pm – 8:30 pm – Big River Big Woods Chapter Meeting Presented by Dave Crawford Dave will share photos and videos of pollinators to illustrate a sample of the diversity of this group, and the specific needs which must be provided for in order to maintain pollinator-friendly habitat.  He’ll illustrate a proposed “palette” of native plants which can help provide […]