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October 2021


Membership Meeting-Oct

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Wednesday, October 20th, 2021
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E L Johnson Nature Center, 3325 Franklin Rd, Bloomfield Township, MI Map

Presenter and Topic TBD

WHEN: Wednesday, October 20, doors open at 7 pm, the program begins at 7:30 pm
WHERE: E. L. Johnson Nature Center, 3325 Franklin Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI

November 2021


Fall Clean-up EL Johnson

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Saturday, November 6th, 2021
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EL Johnson Nature Center, 3325 Franklin Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI, 48302 Map

Public Welcome Free Event

Help with the Fall Clean-up of the gardens and trails at the EL Johnson Nature Center Volunteer Opportunity Saturday, November 6, 2021 ( 9am - 12 pm) Every other Tuesday, Spring, Summer, Fall (9am - 12pm) to be announced Johnson Nature Center, Bloomfield Hills, coordinates a volunteer program entitled "Stewards of the Land." Opportunities exist for groups or individuals to participate in a variety of outdoor projects ranging from invasive species removal to planting native forbs, shrubs and trees, mulching trails, clearing brush, etc. Most major work sessions are held in the fall and the spring, typically on Saturdays from 9:00 am until noon.  Master Gardeners earn service hours. Volunteer Information Sign-up Here To volunteer please contact the nature center in advance to find out what projects are scheduled on a given date. This allows the Nature Center to efficiently plan the workforce. Volunteers might wish to bring a pair of work gloves, although some well-used ones are available. Snacks and water will be provided on the major work days, Spring and Fall Indicate that you are with North Oakland Wild Ones


Monthly Program-Nov

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Wednesday, November 17th, 2021
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E L Johnson Nature Center, 3325 Franklin Rd, Bloomfield Township, MI Map

Public Welcome Free Event Chapter Meeting

PROGRAM: Katie Yates, Director of Education and Stewardship for Clinton River Watershed Council (CRWC) will be presenting "Your Home, Your Community, Your Watershed - How Native Plants Improve Your Watershed". Freshwater resources are indispensable and the watershed is essential to our quality of life. Wild Ones is dedicated to promoting environmentally sound landscaping practices to preserve biodiversity through the preservation, restoration and establishment of native plant communities. Katie is also the new Secretary of this Wild Ones chapter.  This presentation will be videotaped. We are following CDC guidelines and request that all members and guests wear a mask.  Seed Swapping: Bring your home grown native plant seeds/seed heads, packaged in small paper lunch bags or 'recycled' envelopes. More on seed collecting and sharing in a separate email. Seed collection page for Project Wingspan (program of Pollinator Partnership) Home page for Pollinator Partnership: WHEN: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2021 -doors open at 6:30 PM -Seed Swapping at 6:30 to 7:00, and again after the program presentation -Program at 7:30 PM WHERE: E. L. Johnson Nature Center, 3325 Franklin Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI In the event that we are not able to meet at the Nature Center in person, we will have our programs on Zoom, and you will receive an invitation to log in. NON-MEMBERS: We hope you become a member of Wild Ones with North Oakland as your local chapter. (wildones.orgNote that our programs are free of charge, but if you are a member of Wild Ones, part of your membership fee returns to the local chapter and helps pay for our programs. Your membership affirms our own commitment to ecological landscaping practices.