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OSU Webinar Series – Free

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Sign up for The Ohio State University’s Free Webinar Series Pollinator Habitat 101: An Introduction and Refresher.   These free webinars will run weekly through November 11th. All sessions are on Fridays at 9 a.m. CT and will last for approximately 60 minutes plus questions. You can register using the button below, otherwise all sessions […]

Local Upcoming Events

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  Introduction to the Wonderful World of Moths Join us for the next Chicago Living Corridors webinar on November 17 at 7:00 pm. https://balibrary.librarycalendar.com/event/wonderful-world-moths Mark your calendar for the next Chicago Living Corridors webinar. Thursday, November 17, at 7:00 pm. Introduction to the Wonderful World of Moths. Our presenter will be Lisa Maier Many people think […]

Earth Day Action Request: Buying Bee Safe Plants

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When you go to a nursery to buy plants for your landscape this year, do you know if they have been treated with insecticides that may actually kill the bees, butterflies, and birds that you wanted to attract to you yard.  While there has been an outcry that neonics should not be used by the […]

National WO Webinar: Green Infrastucture

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 This series is a follow-up to Eric’s presentation in December, 2021 “Native Plants, Phytoremediation & Green Infrastructure.”   Each topic in this Green Infrastructure series will go more in depth on how phytoremediation (using plants to clean up soil, air, and water containing hazardous contaminants) works and cover a wider range of contaminants and native […]

Michigan Vernal Pool Patrol Training

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Learn more about vernal pools and how you can help monitor and protect these fascinating and important wetlands in Michigan! About this event If you are interested in participating in the Vernal Pool Patrol, you must register for and attend all three parts/sessions. The Michigan Vernal Pool Patrol is a statewide community science program to map […]

Cultivating a Community of Support – A Must Watch Video

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Native Plants and Every Gardener’s Role in Fostering Biodiversity Speaker Lisa Olsen is Wild Ones’ Chapter Liaison, a member and former president of the Wild Ones Front Range (Colorado) Chapter, a Colorado Native Plant Master and Certified Nursery Professional and a homegrown conservationist How do we marshal human and community resources to incorporate native plants […]

Leaves are NOT Litter!

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Leave the Leaves to Benefit Wildlife | Xerces Society   Leave the Leaves to Benefit Wildlife By Scott Hoffman Black on 12 November 2020 It is fall again and we have harvested all of our garden produce and are making sure our outside faucets are protected against winter’s freeze. The leaves are changing color and […]