What's New

What’s New

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) (macd.org)   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 (tallgrassprairiecenter.org)     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"

Learn more about protecting Pollinators, Pets, Children and more from harmful Pesticides/Herbicides

Pollinator Week 2022 is June 20-26 There are many ways to celebrate:  We have put together a resource page about common pesticides/herbicides and better alternatives to using these chemicals. Check out the information here: Information about Pesticide and IPM alternatives Continue reading "Learn more about protecting Pollinators, Pets, Children and more from harmful Pesticides/Herbicides"

Past Programs

Past Events December –  No events for the Chapter this month… Looking for a meaningful gift to give this holiday season? Wild Ones membership will show the special people in your life you care about them AND the environment! It’s a gift that let’s you share with others the benefits and importance of landscaping with […] Continue reading "Past Programs"

NOWO May Speaker Series – Lessons Learned Introducing Biodiversity

Lessons Learned – Introducing Biodiversity Presenter: Dan Badgley, Retired Manager,  E. L. Johnson Nature Center (JNC) Learn about the trials and triumphs of changing from a sheep pasture to a jewel of a nature center.  Dan managed JNC for 40 years and has extensive knowledge of establishing native landscape with knowledge of value for individual […] Continue reading "NOWO May Speaker Series – Lessons Learned Introducing Biodiversity"

NOWO – April Speaker Series: Pollinators

Getting to Know Michigan Pollinators Presenter: Valerie Malaney, North Oakland Wild Ones/MSU Pollinator Champion & Conservation Steward How many pollinators can you name that are native to Michigan?  This speaker series will introduce you to the numerous pollinators that you might find in your yard or local nature area.  The session will take an in-depth […] Continue reading "NOWO – April Speaker Series: Pollinators"