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2024 Local Native Plant Sales

2024 Local Native Plant Sales The following sales are not associated or sponsored by NOWO, please contact the listed party directly with any questions or concerns. Note: some conservation district sales also have non-native plants. Find Your  Local Conservation District (map) (   Rochester Pollinators Native Plant Sale Downtown Rochester Farmers’ Market May 11, 18 […] Continue reading "2024 Local Native Plant Sales"

Past Presentations

June: Let’s Build a Raingarden! Sally Wenczel is a West Bloomfield Parks and Rec Commissioner and a supporter of using native plants in urban landscapes. Through her talk, you will learn about Michigan Ecology and the use of Raingardens in your urban yard.  Sally Wenczel has installed multiple raingardens in her yard to collect and […] Continue reading "Past Presentations"

Local Upcoming Events

WAM – Wildflower Association of Michigan 37th Annual Michigan Native Plant Conference PLANTING NATIVE for HEALTHY WATERS Sunday March 3, 2024 at Kellog Center, East Lansing MI Registration link WAM Conference FREE COLORING PAGES – Learn about Prairie Plants, Birds and Insects All_About_The_Prairie.pdf (     Continue reading "Local Upcoming Events"

OSU Webinar Series – Free

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 […] Continue reading "OSU Webinar Series – Free"

National WO Webinar: Green Infrastucture

 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 […] Continue reading "National WO Webinar: Green Infrastucture"

Cultivating a Community of Support – A Must Watch Video

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 […] Continue reading "Cultivating a Community of Support – A Must Watch Video"

Leaves are NOT Litter!

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 […] Continue reading "Leaves are NOT Litter!"