Events

May 13, 2017;   12:30 at Wehr to carpool

A stroll through Seminary Woods in St Francis to enjoy the spring flora and fauna, led by Howard Aprill, Paula Zamiatowski and Christa Marlowe.

 

June 1 – 30

We will not have a meeting in June.  Instead, take advantage of the Native Plant Sale at Johnson’s Nursery in Menomonee Falls.  All current Wild Ones members will receive a 40% discount on all native container stock throughout the whole month!  You must use the ID card printed in your paper copy of this newsletter or your official Wild Ones membership card to get your discount.

Questions?       Go to:      http://www.johnsonsnursery.com/about-us.cfm?id=106 

or email  wildones.wehr@gmail.com   or call 414-529-4101

 

July 8, 2017;    12:30 at Wehr to carpool

Enjoy a visit to the restored landscape of John Mariani who was our speaker in March.  His 60 acre property near Burlington is a broad prairie ringed by hilly, wooded savanna, with a home designed by John to “fit into the Midwest prairie landscape vernacular”. 

For more, go to: http://graphics.chicagotribune.com/features/returning-to-the-prairie 

 

August 12, 2017;    12:30 at Wehr to carpool

Return to St Francis to see the Earth Echoes project, including a restoration of the Deer Creek watershed, done by the nuns at the St Francis of Assisi convent.  We will be led by Dorothy Boyer who served as advisor to the sisters and some of the sisters who worked on the project. 

http://www.lakeosfs.org/how-we-serve/environmental-projects/

 

September 9, 2017;    12:00 at Wehr to carpool (note earlier meet time)

A visit to Lulu Lake near East Troy where we will meet Jerry Ziegler, land steward for the Nature Conservancy, who will tell us the history, current challenges and innovative management practices of this unique State Natural Area.