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January 2023

Jan
9

December Officer Meeting (Officers Only) Members Only

This event has ended
Monday, January 9th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Members Only Chapter Board Meeting

Monthly Officer Meeting - January 2023

Jan
15

Seed, Service and Celebration Event

This event has ended
Sunday, January 15th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
190 Sipple Ave, Amherst, OH 44001

Public Welcome Free Event Hands-On/How-To Workshop Seed/Plant Swap Public Restroom Free Public Parking

We are excited to announce that one of our chapter members Ray Stewart (Webbedfoot Designs, Inc. ) has invited us to partner with him for a native seed processing and packaging event!  

This will be a great opportunity to meet some of your fellow chapter members, lend a helping hand, make native seeds more readily assessible, and as a gift for your participation receive some some native seeds.  

Date: January 15th, 2023
Time: 2-5pm
Location: 190 Sipple Ave, Amherst, OH 44001
 

Snacks and beverages will be provided.  

As this is an in-person event please be sure to register through the event link so we can plan accordingly.

https://www.webbedfootdesigns.com/event-details/seed-service-and-celebration/form

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Jan
19

Chapter Meeting

This event has ended
Thursday, January 19th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Free Event Chapter Meeting Program/Speaker Presentation

Monthly Chapter Meeting - January 2023

Hello!

We invite you to our Wild Ones Greater Cleveland monthly chapter meetings!

Note: This meeting will be via Zoom. Please be sure to take some time before the meeting to download the Zoom app so you can just click on the provided link on the day of.

We look forward to seeing all of you!

Jessica Ausnehmer
President of Wild Ones Greater Cleveland Chapter

Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 894 1338 2352
Passcode: 694990

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89413382352?pwd=UGV6UUN4OUg1UzRSV3FrUWNlV3E3UT09

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February 2023

Feb
6

February Officer Meeting (Officers Only) Members Only

This event has ended
Monday, February 6th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Members Only Limited Access Recording Free Event Chapter Board Meeting

Monthly Officer Meeting

- Officer Updates, Committee Updates, Project Updates, and Chapter meeting prep

Feb
16

February Chapter Meeting

This event has ended
Thursday, February 16th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Will be Recorded Free Event Chapter Meeting

Hello!

We invite you to our Wild Ones Greater Cleveland monthly chapter meetings!

Note: This meeting will be via Zoom. Please be sure to take some time before the meeting to download the Zoom app so you can just click on the provided link on the day of.

We look forward to seeing all of you!

Jessica Ausnehmer
President of Wild Ones Greater Cleveland Chapter

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89413382352...
Meeting ID: 894 1338 2352
Passcode: 694990

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March 2023

Mar
2

Native Pathway Project Meeting Members Only

This event has ended
Thursday, March 2nd, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Members Only Limited Access Recording Free Event Chapter Meeting

The Wild Ones Greater Cleveland Chapter is launching a native pathway project for northeast Ohio! You may be familiar with similar projects such as the successful Heights Native Pollinator Pathway, which equips entire neighborhoods to plant small native plant gardens in their tree lawns along with attractive signage. This project will allow residents and local businesses to participate in the larger native plant movement while increasing habitat connectivity for pollinators and other wildlife. Even if you're not sure you'll be volunteering on this project long-term, we encourage you to come to the first couple of meetings and weigh in on some key decisions about the project!


Registration Link: https://us06web.zoom.us/.../tZYsf...

Note: This meeting is only open to Wild Ones Greater Cleveland chapter members and the meeting information is available within the Chapter Update email on Feb 2nd. If you are interested in joining the committee and can't find the invite or have just joined please send an email to [email protected] and we will send you an invite.

If you haven't already officially become a Wild One's member please join us: https://join.wildones.org/?chapter=110

Some of the benefits to becoming a member are...
- Access to the current electronic issue of the quarterly Wild Ones Journal
- Invitations to workshops, garden tours, seed exchanges, plants sales, and stewardship project
- Discounts for participating nurseries and some Wild Ones chapter programs
- Participation in national photo contests
- Participation in Wild for Monarchs and Native Garden recognition programs
- Involvement in Citizen Science and networking with conservation partners
- Receiving Wild Ones National e-Newsletters
- Invitation to our private Facebook discussion group and National Annual Member meeting
- Networking and camaraderie with like-minded people who care about native plants and our planet
- and much more..
.


We look forward to seeing you!

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Mar
6

March Officer Meeting (Officers Only) Members Only

This event has ended
Monday, March 6th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Members Only Limited Access Recording Chapter Board Meeting

Updates

- Action Items
- Officers
- Committees
- Projects
- Events

New Business

Mar
12

Seed & Social Event

This event has ended
Sunday, March 12th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Lake Sanctuary, 147 Prospect St, Berea, OH, 44017 Map

Public Welcome Family Friendly Free Event Chapter Social Hands-On/How-To Workshop Seed/Plant Swap Public Restroom Free Public Parking

Welcome!

We are excited to announce our first social event of the year!!!

We will be folding brochures and packaging & labeling a variety of native perennial seeds for distribution this season. Take home samples of all the work and expand your own garden and meet like-minded volunteers.
This social/work event includes a half time break for refreshment and a dip in an indoor pool. So bring a suit and beach towel if interested! This event takes place at the home of Wild Ones Greater Cleveland President, Jessica Ausnehmer. We will be having a potluck and you are invited to bring snacks and drinks to share.

The event is free however we ask that you register so we can plan food/drink wise. Also parking is limited so please consider car pooling if possible!

Register Here - https://www.webbedfootdesigns.com/.../seed-service-and...

We look forward to seeing you!!!

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Mar
16

March Chapter Meeting

This event has ended
Thursday, March 16th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Free Event Chapter Meeting

All are welcome at our general meetings! Come meet our members and hear about our past events and upcoming plans.

A meeting link will be posted soon, watch this space.

Facebook Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/841127756943426

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89413382352?pwd=UGV6UUN4OUg1UzRSV3FrUWNlV3E3UT09

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Mar
19

Learning Committee Meeting Members Only

This event has ended
Sunday, March 19th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Members Only Limited Access Recording Free Event Chapter Meeting

Welcome!

The learning committee is in the process planning educational events and activities for 2023. Whether you are a beginner or expert we welcome all, just bring your enthusiasm!!!

Registration Link: https://us06web.zoom.us/.../tZAocuCupzgoE9B7F1bv...

Note: This meeting is only open to Wild Ones Greater Cleveland chapter members and the meeting information is available within the Chapter Update email on Feb 2nd. If you are interested in joining the committee and can't find the invite or have just joined please send an email to [email protected] and we will send you an invite.

If you haven't already officially become a Wild One's member please join us: https://join.wildones.org/?chapter=110

Some of the benefits to becoming a member are...
- Access to the current electronic issue of the quarterly Wild Ones Journal
- Invitations to workshops, garden tours, seed exchanges, plants sales, and stewardship project
- Discounts for participating nurseries and some Wild Ones chapter programs
- Participation in national photo contests
- Participation in Wild for Monarchs and Native Garden recognition programs
- Involvement in Citizen Science and networking with conservation partners
- Receiving Wild Ones National e-Newsletters
- Invitation to our private Facebook discussion group and National Annual Member meeting
- Networking and camaraderie with like-minded people who care about native plants and our planet
- and much more...

We look forward to seeing you!

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April 2023

Apr
10

April Officer Meeting Members Only

This event has ended
Monday, April 10th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Members Only Free Event Chapter Board Meeting

Updates

- Action Items
- Officers
- Committees
- Projects
- Events

New Business

Apr
13

Native Pathway Project Meeting Members Only

This event has ended
Thursday, April 13th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Members Only Limited Access Recording Chapter Meeting

Hi folks,

Our next pollinator pathway meeting is coming up this Thursday, April 13 at 7 PM! A draft agenda is attached. We'll be continuing our previous discussion of the project name and brainstorming our strategy for getting people to plant gardens and join the pathway! Looking forward to seeing you all, and hope you've been enjoying the marvelous weather.

Julie and Jessica

Apr
20

April Chapter Meeting

This event has ended
Thursday, April 20th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Limited Access Recording Free Event Chapter Meeting

Hello!

We invite you to our Wild Ones Greater Cleveland monthly chapter meetings!

Note: This meeting will be via Zoom. Please be sure to take some time before the meeting to download the Zoom app so you can just click on the provided link on the day of.

We look forward to seeing all of you!

Jessica Ausnehmer
President of Wild Ones Greater Cleveland Chapter

Join Zoom Meeting
Zoom Link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81154731153?pwd=aVdSVHowdUsraDdkVDRESEE0YXVOUT09
Meeting ID: 894 1338 2352
Passcode: 694990

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Apr
22

Earth Day Event - Party for the Planet with Akron Zoo

This event has ended
Saturday, April 22nd, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Akron Zoo, 500 Edgewood Ave, Akron, OH, 44307 Map

Public Welcome Family Friendly

Come celebrate Earth Day with the Akron Zoo! Local conservation organizations will be on-grounds for a fun-filled day of education, conservation-themed activities, crafts and a pollinator scavenger hunt! Kids who complete their hunt will earn a prize! Plus, grab some Party for the Planet giveaways courtesy of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

Normal admission rates and parking apply for this event.

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Apr
25

It Starts with Soil: How to Prepare Your Garden for Planting

This event has ended
Tuesday, April 25th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Limited Access Recording Free Event Program/Speaker Presentation

This event will kick off the Wild Ones Greater Cleveland's beginner gardener curriculum, "From The Ground Up." This special presentation will show participants how to get started with native gardening by establishing a solid foundation in the soil. This workshop will address identifying soil conditions and drainage patterns, soil testing, and how to interpret and take action on the results of soil tests.

Meeting Link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88495617309?pwd=a2pPNmRZZzhKWTZDNU5sanNkN0JKdz09

Apr
26

Earth Day Event - Lorain County Community College

This event has ended
Wednesday, April 26th, 2023
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Lorain County Community College, 1005 Abbe Rd N, Elyria, OH, 44035 Map

Public Welcome Family Friendly Free Event Wheelchair Accessible Public Restroom Free Public Parking

LCCC is hosting their annual Earth Day celebration April 26, from 10-2!
Stop on by and meet some of our community leaders and organizations working to keep us fed and the environment healthy!
And prepare to grab beautiful plants for your garden at a ridiculously great cost! Cash only

May 2023

May
1

Wild Ones Information Session (for potential and new members)

This event has ended
Monday, May 1st, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Will be Recorded Chapter Meeting

This meeting is to introduce potential/new members to Wild Ones, our chapter, and our mission.

Meeting Link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83083370511?pwd=S0dUOVUzNzJ5OWR5cXdSVlArRGdQdz09

May
8

May Officer Meeting Members Only

This event has ended
Monday, May 8th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Members Only Free Event Chapter Board Meeting

Updates

- Action Items
- Officers
- Committees
- Projects
- Events

New Business

May
10

Andrew J Rickoff - Science Day Event Members Only

This event has ended
Wednesday, May 10th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Andrew J Rickoff School, 3500 E 147th St, Cleveland, OH, 44120 Map

Members Only Program/Speaker Presentation Hands-On/How-To Workshop Wheelchair Accessible Public Restroom Free Public Parking Drinking Fountains

This event is for the students only. Ray Stewart introduced Wild Ones and taught middle schoolers (grades 5-8) from five different classes about seeds - what they are, how big they get, how they travel.  Then each student planted a sunflower seed in a pot to nurture at school, then take home before school ends for the year.  They asked numerous questions as Ray delivered an engaging and informative session.  Diane Davis helped the students plant the sunflower seeds.  Laura Ousky, Science Teacher, invited Wild Ones to participate in the Science Fair event and was very thankful for our participation.

May
14

Learning Committee Meeting Members Only

This event has ended
Sunday, May 14th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Members Only Limited Access Recording Free Event Chapter Meeting

Welcome!
The learning committee is in the process planning educational events and activities for 2023. Whether you are a beginner or expert we welcome all, just bring your enthusiasm!!!

Note: This meeting is only open to Wild Ones Greater Cleveland chapter members and the meeting information is available within the Chapter Update email on Feb 2nd. If you are interested in joining the committee and can't find the invite or have just joined please send an email to [email protected] and we will send you an invite.

If you haven't already officially become a Wild One's member please join us: https://join.wildones.org/?chapter=110
 

Some of the benefits to becoming a member are...
- Access to the current electronic issue of the quarterly Wild Ones Journal
- Invitations to workshops, garden tours, seed exchanges, plants sales, and stewardship project
- Discounts for participating nurseries and some Wild Ones chapter programs
- Participation in national photo contests
- Participation in Wild for Monarchs and Native Garden recognition programs
- Involvement in Citizen Science and networking with conservation partners
- Receiving Wild Ones National e-Newsletters
- Invitation to our private Facebook discussion group and National Annual Member meeting
- Networking and camaraderie with like-minded people who care about native plants and our planet
- and much more...
We look forward to seeing you!

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May
18

May Chapter Meeting

This event has ended
Thursday, May 18th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Will be Recorded Free Event Chapter Meeting

All are welcome at our general meetings! Come meet our members and hear about our past events and upcoming plans.

A meeting link will be posted soon, watch this space.

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May
25

Native Pathway Project Meeting Members Only

This event has ended
Thursday, May 25th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Members Only Limited Access Recording Chapter Meeting

Our next pollinator pathway meeting is Thursday, May 25th at 6 PM!

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88150200857?pwd=N1N2eFgwWEpCbis3enlrMTZ6a3dCUT09

Note: This meeting is only open to Wild Ones Greater Cleveland chapter members. If you haven't already officially become a Wild One's member please join us: https://join.wildones.org/?chapter=110

Some of the benefits to becoming a member are...
- Access to the current electronic issue of the quarterly Wild Ones Journal
- Invitations to workshops, garden tours, seed exchanges, plants sales, and stewardship project
- Discounts for participating nurseries and some Wild Ones chapter programs
- Participation in national photo contests
- Participation in Wild for Monarchs and Native Garden recognition programs
- Involvement in Citizen Science and networking with conservation partners
- Receiving Wild Ones National e-Newsletters
- Invitation to our private Facebook discussion group and National Annual Member meeting
- Networking and camaraderie with like-minded people who care about native plants and our planet See less

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May
27

From the Ground Up: Picking Plants for Your Growing Conditions

This event has ended
Saturday, May 27th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Meadow City Native Plant Nursery, 15006 Westropp Ave, Cleveland, OH, 44110 Map

Public Welcome Family Friendly Free Event Program/Speaker Presentation Hands-On/How-To Workshop Free Public Parking

In this in-person seminar, chapter member Danielle Squire will demonstrate how to identify native plants that will best fit with the soil and growing conditions in your garden at Meadow City Nursery. This workshop will build on the soil foundation established in the first seminar in the “From the Ground Up” series (though attending the first seminar is not required to benefit from this one).

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June 2023

Jun
3

Nature Walk at Bacon Woods Walk-in Center

This event has ended
Saturday, June 3rd, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Bacon Woods Walk-In Center

Public Welcome Family Friendly Free Event Nature Walk/Hike Free Public Parking

Chapter member Danielle Squire will lead an educational walk through Bacon Woods

Jun
5

June Officer Meeting Members Only

This event has ended
Monday, June 5th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Members Only Limited Access Recording Chapter Board Meeting

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85750196733?pwd=Q2U1TzFxTkQ4L1BWN1JvVjJUSHVxdz09

Jun
8

NE Ohio Native Habitat Corridor Project Meeting Members Only

This event has ended
Thursday, June 8th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Members Only Will be Recorded Chapter Meeting

Our next pollinator pathway meeting is Thursday, June 8th at 7 PM!

https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fus06web.zoom.us%2Fj%2F86953069606%3Fpwd%3DdFpYamNzYzFrMlhjLzBqRFRPMTc4Zz09%26fbclid%3DIwAR018jR0vNK77UU17k513fLMpUUsL1BAepHUqe3UFXkCjUbz9lwfUYIU3wI&h=AT0XO6YeKtzAx02GqGxhZDpygGXsvdHfhG0gdMrnOAh_bzdzHAKRsm71qhBGkZxkIZ9KygC0sn3VyqN_TpKgX8hrIgRF33dDYD93OuwLdzjAP25q3Li2SIG-cn6Ao1Q0pIewMe_JTmkp7Cplhb3A&__tn__=q&c=AT0qxDPWahjhAsztIb2pdGVFTis58NGiA1ic2Wznxe2fY6--3APoqLrsoukY7SHZObKk9EWz8PkCzgzsPWYJiKD_QTwkO8L9MRtRzcZRf4kComnxnlpR7-h7jwxaFwkZ1qzGEC39Ez1H1elgpv9rCFthrmya

Note: This meeting is only open to Wild Ones Greater Cleveland chapter members. If you haven't already officially become a Wild One's member please join us: https://join.wildones.org/?chapter=110

Some of the benefits to becoming a member are...
- Access to the current electronic issue of the quarterly Wild Ones Journal
- Invitations to workshops, garden tours, seed exchanges, plants sales, and stewardship project
- Discounts for participating nurseries and some Wild Ones chapter programs
- Participation in national photo contests
- Participation in Wild for Monarchs and Native Garden recognition programs
- Involvement in Citizen Science and networking with conservation partners
- Receiving Wild Ones National e-Newsletters
- Invitation to our private Facebook discussion group and National Annual Member meeting
- Networking and camaraderie with like-minded people who care about native plants and our planet

Jun
10

Medina County Park District Native Plant Sale

This event has ended
Saturday, June 10th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Oenslager Nature Center, 6100 Ridge Rd, Wadsworth, OH, 44281 Map

Public Welcome Family Friendly Free Event Seed/Plant Sale Wheelchair Accessible Public Restroom Free Public Parking Drinking Fountains

Native Plant Sale & Information Booth

Jun
11

Meadow City Native Plant Nursery Grand Opening

This event has ended
Sunday, June 11th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Meadow City Native Plant Nursery

Public Welcome Free Event Seed/Plant Sale

Meadow City Native Plant Nursery Grand Opening - Native Plant Sale

Jun
15

June Chapter Meeting

This event has ended
Thursday, June 15th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Will be Recorded Chapter Meeting Program/Speaker Presentation

All are welcome at our general meetings! Come meet our members and hear about our past events and upcoming plans.

A meeting link will be posted soon, watch this space.

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89413382352?pwd=UGV6UUN4OUg1UzRSV3FrUWNlV3E3UT09

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Jun
17

From The Ground Up: Identifying Invasive Plants

This event has ended
Saturday, June 17th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Doan Brook

Public Welcome Family Friendly Free Event Hands-On/How-To Workshop

This hands-on workshop will introduce gardeners of all experience levels to the most common invasive plants in the northeast Ohio area, including their impact on and interactions with native biodiversity, and how to remove or mitigate them. After an introduction led by chapter member Nick Fletcher, gardeners will get hands-on experience by helping to remove invasive plants from this "No-Mow" site located on the Doan Brook Watershed.

PARKING: Please park on the north side of the road on S Park Blvd.
ATTIRE: We will be outside and active! Bring your gardening gloves, hats, and sunscreen.
SUPPLIES/TOOLS: A limited number of loppers and pruners will be available for use - you are encouraged to bring your own, if you can!

RSVP on Facebook here

Jun
20

Learning Committee Meeting [DATE CHANGED] Members Only

This event has ended
Tuesday, June 20th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Members Only Limited Access Recording Free Event Chapter Meeting

Welcome!
The learning committee is in the process planning educational events and activities for 2023. Whether you are a beginner or expert we welcome all, just bring your enthusiasm!!!

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86759845579?pwd=bm01d1U5andOQ2NFeDJRUzdRQ3hhQT09

Note: This meeting is only open to Wild Ones Greater Cleveland chapter members and the meeting information is available within the Chapter Update email on June 1. If you are interested in joining the committee and can't find the invite or have just joined please send an email to [email protected] and we will send you an invite.

If you haven't already officially become a Wild One's member please join us: https://join.wildones.org/?chapter=110
 

Some of the benefits to becoming a member are...
- Access to the current electronic issue of the quarterly Wild Ones Journal
- Invitations to workshops, garden tours, seed exchanges, plants sales, and stewardship project
- Discounts for participating nurseries and some Wild Ones chapter programs
- Participation in national photo contests
- Participation in Wild for Monarchs and Native Garden recognition programs
- Involvement in Citizen Science and networking with conservation partners
- Receiving Wild Ones National e-Newsletters
- Invitation to our private Facebook discussion group and National Annual Member meeting
- Networking and camaraderie with like-minded people who care about native plants and our planet
- and much more...
We look forward to seeing you!

Jun
24

Summit County Master Gardeners Tour of Gardens

This event has ended
Saturday, June 24th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
116 S Rose Blvd, Akron, OH, 44302 Map

Public Welcome

Summit County Master Gardeners Tour of Gardens

Jun
24

Plant Sale & Garden Tour

This event has ended
Saturday, June 24th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Ann Cicarella's House, 18820 Shelburne Rd, Shaker Heights, OH, 44118 Map

Public Welcome Family Friendly Free Event Home Garden Tour Seed/Plant Sale

It's Pollinator Week and to celebrate native plants and pollinators, I will be hosting a native plant sale at my house on Saturday, June 24from 10am-2pm. Wander, saunter, amble or meander through the gardens and hopefully, you will discover some plants that pique your interest! And I am happy to share anything I have learned from the plants.

Native Plant Vendors

Meadow City Nursery

Avonlea Gardens & Inn

PARKING NOTICE: We received a letter from Shaker Heights informing us that from June 19-24 Shelburne Road is being repaved between Eaton and Courtland. So I am not sure what the situation will be, but there is plenty of parking space available at the First Baptist Church that is kitty-corner from my house.
Hope to see you Saturday!

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Jun
25

Rotary Park - Native Garden Installation

This event has ended
Sunday, June 25th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Rotary Park

Public Welcome Family Friendly Free Event Hands-On/How-To Workshop Garden Installation/Maintenance Free Public Parking Lots of Physical Activity

We will be partnering with the Amherst Rotary Club to help install a native garden within Rotary Park.  We are also in talks with the Girl Scouts and possibly other organizations to help.  More information to come.

Jun
29

NE Ohio Native Habitat Corridor Project Meeting (postponed) Members Only

This event has ended
Thursday, June 29th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Members Only Will be Recorded Chapter Meeting

Our next pollinator pathway meeting is Thursday, July 27th at 7 PM!

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86953069606?pwd=dFpYamNzYzFrMlhjLzBqRFRPMTc4Zz09&fbclid=IwAR018jR0vNK77UU17k513fLMpUUsL1BAepHUqe3UFXkCjUbz9lwfUYIU3w

Note: This meeting is only open to Wild Ones Greater Cleveland chapter members. If you haven't already officially become a Wild One's member please join us: https://join.wildones.org/?chapter=110

Some of the benefits to becoming a member are...
- Access to the current electronic issue of the quarterly Wild Ones Journal
- Invitations to workshops, garden tours, seed exchanges, plants sales, and stewardship project
- Discounts for participating nurseries and some Wild Ones chapter programs
- Participation in national photo contests
- Participation in Wild for Monarchs and Native Garden recognition programs
- Involvement in Citizen Science and networking with conservation partners
- Receiving Wild Ones National e-Newsletters
- Invitation to our private Facebook discussion group and National Annual Member meeting
- Networking and camaraderie with like-minded people who care about native plants and our planet

July 2023

Jul
8

Medina County Park District Native Plant Sale - Tentative

This event has ended
Saturday, July 8th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
TBD

Public Welcome Family Friendly Free Event

TBD

Jul
10

July Officer Meeting Members Only

This event has ended
Monday, July 10th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Members Only Limited Access Recording Chapter Board Meeting

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85750196733?pwd=Q2U1TzFxTkQ4L1BWN1JvVjJUSHVxdz09

Jul
20

July Chapter Meeting

This event has ended
Thursday, July 20th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Will be Recorded Chapter Meeting Program/Speaker Presentation

All are welcome at our general meetings! Come meet our members and hear about our past events and upcoming plans.

A meeting link will be posted soon, watch this space.

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89413382352?pwd=UGV6UUN4OUg1UzRSV3FrUWNlV3E3UT09

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Jul
22

Guy Denny Prairie Tour and Native Plant Sale Members Only

This event has ended
Saturday, July 22nd, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Guy Denny Prairie

Members Only Free Event

Tabling Event

Jul
22

Native Planting at First Baptist Church in Shaker Heights

This event has ended
Saturday, July 22nd, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
First Baptist Church, 3600 Fairmount Blvd, Shaker Heights, OH, 44118 Map

Public Welcome Family Friendly Free Event Garden Installation/Maintenance Public Restroom Free Public Parking Lots of Physical Activity

Come join the group sponsors to help plant three native plant gardens for the First Baptist Church in Shaker Heights inspired by Sacred Grounds.  

Sacred Grounds is a National Wildlife Federation program that recognizes houses of worship and faith communities who both create wildlife habitat and actively link faith practices and caring for the environment.

Sponsors:

National Wildlife Federation - Sacred Grounds

Shaker Lakes Garden Club

Ann Cicarella Landscape Design

Wendy Donkin, Small Seed Design

Nick Fletcher Native Plants

Jul
23

Mustill Store and Gardens Tour

This event has ended
Sunday, July 23rd, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Mustill Store, 57 W North St, Akron, OH, 44304 Map

Public Welcome Family Friendly Free Event Wheelchair Accessible Public Restroom Free Public Parking Lots of Physical Activity

Come explore the little known native plant gardens at the Mustill Store Museum with Cascade Locks Parks Association members Mary Starkbuck and Diane Davis.  

Parking and restrooms available on site.

cascadelocks.org

August 2023

Aug
2

Berea Garden Tour

This event has ended
Wednesday, August 2nd, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Jessica's House

Public Welcome Family Friendly Free Event

Wild Ones Greater Cleveland will be hosting a small native garden tour in Berea on Wednesday August 2nd from 5-7pm.
Come and visit the garden of Jessica Ausnehmer and learn about native plants!
We look forward to seeing you!

Aug
7

August Officer Meeting Members Only

This event has ended
Monday, August 7th, 2023
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Online/Virtual

Members Only Limited Access Recording Chapter Board Meeting

Monthly Officer Meeting

Aug
12

Oberlin Reserve Tour with Western Reserve Land Conservancy Members Only

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Saturday, August 12th, 2023
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Oberlin Reserve, 425 W Hamilton St, Oberlin, OH, 44074 Map

Members Only Free Event Group Tour Nature Walk/Hike Free Public Parking

Come see what Western Reserve Land Conservancy has done with 30 acres of farmland and a vision of prairie and wildlife habitat. 10 years ago, this was a monoculture of soybeans. Now it is a diverse plant community, Monarch breeding ground and pollinator cornucopia. Kate Pilacky, WRLC’s assistant field director for the western region and lead project organizer of the Oberlin Preserve will be our tour guide.

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Aug
12

Backyard Nature Bash - Cleveland Metroparks

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Saturday, August 12th, 2023
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West Creek Reservation-Watershed Stewardship Center, 2277 W Ridgewood Dr, Parma, OH, 44134 Map

Public Welcome Free Event Wheelchair Accessible Public Restroom Free Public Parking

Learn how to improve your backyard with nature at this family-friendly event. Enjoy live music and wagon rides, shop the native plant sale, and get tips from experts on how to install rain gardens that attract pollinators at this fun, free fest!

Accessibility:  Cleveland Metroparks staff can adapt many programs to be accessible to anyone who would like to participate assuming they meet the essential eligibility criteria. Reasonable accommodation can also be made. Please make a request at the time of registration but no later than 72 business hours prior to the program. Contact us at 440-887-1968 or [email protected].

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Aug
17

August Chapter Meeting

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Thursday, August 17th, 2023
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Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Will be Recorded Chapter Meeting Program/Speaker Presentation

All are welcome at our general meetings! Come meet our members and hear about our past events and upcoming plans.

A meeting link will be posted soon, watch this space.

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89413382352?pwd=UGV6UUN4OUg1UzRSV3FrUWNlV3E3UT09

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Aug
31

From the Ground Up: Integrated Pest Management

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Thursday, August 31st, 2023
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Oenslager Nature Center , 6100 Ridge Rd, Wadsworth, OH, 44281 Map

Public Welcome Family Friendly Free Event Program/Speaker Presentation Hands-On/How-To Workshop Wheelchair Accessible Public Restroom Free Public Parking

Denise Ellsworth, program director for Pollinator Education in OSU’s Entomology department, will present on applying integrated pest management practices in residential native gardens.

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) will be the topic of our next learning session of our ‘From the Ground Up’ series. IPM is an ecosystem-based strategy that focuses on long-term prevention of pests or their damage through a combination of techniques such as biological control, habitat manipulation, modification of cultural practices, and use of resistant varieties. These are the many ways to manage a landscape while avoiding the use of pesticides.

This program has two components; Part 1 from 6-7pm is an informal gathering to discuss specific issues that guests are concerned about. You are invited to bring in plant samples, bugs or whatever you think is harming your native plants. Denise will be on hand to assess these conditions and share best practices.

Part 2, 7-8pm is a more formal overview of IPM with specific attention given to concerns for native landscape gardeners and property managers. Please join us for this ecosystem approach to insect and disease management. Programs like this one are a benefit of your Greater Cleveland Wild Ones membership.

Attendees are encouraged to bring examples of problems in their own garden - such as a picture of a pest (insect or otherwise), diseased plant leaf, or other example - for diagnostic help.

September 2023

Sep
2

Medina County Native Plant Festival

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Saturday, September 2nd, 2023
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Oenslager Nature Center, 6364 Deerview Ln, Medina, OH, 44256 Map

Public Welcome Wheelchair Accessible Public Restroom Free Public Parking

All are welcome to join Medina County Parks for our first annual Native Plant Festival and Sale where we will explore the connection between native plants, people, and wildlife. In addition to the plant sale, this free event features nature hikes, native plant gardening presentations, monarch tagging, and informational displays by some of our important native plant partners such as Wild Ones, OSU Extension, Medina County Master Gardeners, and Greater Akron Audubon.

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Sep
14

September Officer Meeting Members Only

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Thursday, September 14th, 2023
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Online/Virtual

Members Only Limited Access Recording Chapter Board Meeting

Monthly Officer Meeting

Sep
15

Monarch Migration Watch Gathering

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Friday, September 15th, 2023
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Whiskey Island and Wendy Park, 2800 Whiskey Island Dr, Cleveland, OH, 44102 Map

Public Welcome Family Friendly Free Event Chapter Social Nature Walk/Hike Free Public Parking

Come join us for an evening of watching for Monarch roosts.  Take and share photos while talking about Monarchs.

Sep
21

September Chapter Meeting

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Thursday, September 21st, 2023
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Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Will be Recorded Chapter Meeting Program/Speaker Presentation

All are welcome at our general meetings! Come meet our members and hear about our past events and upcoming plans.

A meeting link will be posted soon, watch this space.

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89413382352?pwd=UGV6UUN4OUg1UzRSV3FrUWNlV3E3UT09

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Sep
23

Seed Collection, Dig-It, and Social Event at Ray's Members Only

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Saturday, September 23rd, 2023
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Ray Stewart Home, 190 Sipple Ave, Amherst, OH, 44001 Map

Members Only Free Event

Always editing and making room for diversity, this opportunity spreads the joy of those special plants that spread by roots (Obedient Plant) and those that seed down and multiply (Black-eyed Susan) while opening space for new introductions to the native pollinator garden. Be prepared to dig it! Snacks and drinks will be on hand for easy conversation and a lot of plant talk.

Sep
25

Chapter Bylaws Meeting Members Only

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Monday, September 25th, 2023
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Online/Virtual

Members Only Limited Access Recording Free Event Chapter Board Meeting

Officers and Board members of the chapter will be meeting to discuss bylaws for the chapter. Voting to accept bylaws will take place.

October 2023

Oct
7

Guy Denny Prairie Seed Collection

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Saturday, October 7th, 2023
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Guy Denny Prairie, 6021 Mt Gilead Rd, Fredericktown, OH, 43019 Map

Public Welcome Free Event

Here is your chance to try your hand at growing native prairie plants.  Visitors to the free Saturday event may collect all the seed they want from Denny's Tallgrass Prairie and learn how to establish their own prairie gardens.  Several prairie specialists will be on hand to answer questions and help identify various species of prairie plants.

Wild Ones will have an information table at this event and in addition to collecting seeds for your own gardens we will be collecting seeds to use towards future events and activities (examples:  winter sowing, seed bombs, packaging seeds to give away for free at each of our events).

Participants should bring hand pruners, and containers such as paper bagis in which they can deposit and label the seeds they collect.

Oct
7

Autumnfest

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Saturday, October 7th, 2023
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Nature Center at Shaker Lakes, 2600 S Park Blvd, Cleveland, OH, 44120 Map

Public Welcome

Join us for a FREE magical evening in the forest celebrating the beauty of nature this fall season!  Rain or shine.

Wild Ones Greater Cleveland will have a table set up to provide information on the importance of native plants and help organize a children's activity.  

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Oct
10

October Officer Meeting Members Only

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Tuesday, October 10th, 2023
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Online/Virtual

Members Only Limited Access Recording Chapter Board Meeting

Monthly Officer Meeting

Oct
12

"Creating and Managing Landscapes for Native Bees" with Heather Holm

Hosted by Wild Ones National
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Thursday, October 12th, 2023
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Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Free Event Program/Speaker Presentation

Join Wild Ones Honorary Director Heather Holm as she explores the nesting habitats, life cycles, pollen collection, brood rearing, and general characteristics of some of the most common native bees in eastern North America, while highlighting the pollination of native plants and the mutualism between native plants and native bees.

When creating and managing thriving habitats for native bees, many factors such as seasonal phenology, nesting strategies, and flower preferences must be considered—and with approximately 3,600 species in North America (north of Mexico), there are many unique aspects to keep in mind when managing successful landscapes for bees. 

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Oct
19

October Chapter Meeting

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Thursday, October 19th, 2023
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Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Will be Recorded Chapter Meeting Program/Speaker Presentation

All are welcome at our general meetings! Come meet our members and hear about our past events and upcoming plans.

A meeting link will be posted soon, watch this space.

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89413382352?pwd=UGV6UUN4OUg1UzRSV3FrUWNlV3E3UT09

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November 2023

Nov
4

Native Perennial Seed Collection 101

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Saturday, November 4th, 2023
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Lorain County Community College, 1005 Abbe Rd N, Elyria, OH, 44035 Map

Public Welcome Family Friendly Free Event Program/Speaker Presentation Public Restroom Free Public Parking Drinking Fountains

Interested in learning about native plants and seed collection?

Wild Ones Greater Cleveland and LCCC Specialty Gardens is teaming up to provide you this FREE educational hands-on workshop with regards to native plants and seed collection!

Come and collect seeds for your garden or donate the seeds to collect to Wild Ones Greater Cleveland for future community activities and projects!

To register please email [email protected]

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Nov
5

Invasive Species Removal Workshop

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Sunday, November 5th, 2023
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Impett Park

Public Welcome Family Friendly Free Event Hands-On/How-To Workshop Free Public Parking Lots of Physical Activity

This hands-on workshop will introduce gardeners of all experience levels to the most common invasive plants in the Northeast Ohio area, including their impact on and interactions with native biodiversity, and how to remove or mitigate them.
RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/impettinvasive
ATTIRE: We will be outside and active! Bring your gardening gloves and other appropriate attire for the weather.
SUPPLIES/TOOLS: Bring your own loppers and pruners if you can!

Wild Ones Greater Cleveland is a local chapter of Wild Ones, a national 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to promoting environmentally sound landscaping practices to preserve biodiversity through the preservation, restoration and establishment of native plant communities. To learn more, visit https://greatercleveland.wildones.org/ See less

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Nov
6

November Officer Meeting Members Only

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Monday, November 6th, 2023
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Online/Virtual

Members Only Limited Access Recording Chapter Board Meeting

Monthly Officer Meeting

Nov
11

Nature Photo Scavenger Hunt

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Saturday, November 11th, 2023
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Brecksville Nature Center, 9000 Chippewa Rd, Brecksville, OH, 44141 Map
Live Stream Available

Public Welcome Family Friendly Free Event Nature Walk/Hike

Take part in our very first nature photo scavenger hunt, and you might win a $25 gift certificate to Meadow City Native Plant Nursery! You can participate individually or at our meetup on Saturday, November 11.

To participate individually, take this list to your favorite natural area and take photos of subjects that fit the prompts. You don't need to be a skilled photographer. Feel free to get creative with your interpretations! One prize will go to the person with the most points, and another will go to the best overall photo. When you have taken your photos, please submit them using the instructions at this link: https://www.dropbox.com/request/qZutNa5KUNwax2JM4RbP

To do the scavenger hunt with some friendly faces, join us on Saturday, November 11 at 3-5 PM at the Brecksville Nature Center. We will be walking the Gorge Loop (0.4 mi) and, optionally, the Wildflower Loop (0.8 mi). The contact number for this event is 614-286-7866. In case of rain, we will reschedule.

We hope you take part, and can't wait to see what you get!

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Nov
16

"The Gardener's Guide to Prairie Plants" with Neil Diboll and Hilary Cox

Hosted by Wild Ones National
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Thursday, November 16th, 2023
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Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Will be Recorded Free Event Program/Speaker Presentation

Join us for an enlightening webinar featuring authors, Neil Diboll and Hilary Cox, as they present their latest book, "The Gardener’s Guide to Prairie Plants." This comprehensive compendium is a treasure trove of knowledge for gardeners looking to incorporate native prairie plants into their landscapes. Neil and Hilary will delve into the making and application of this essential guide, sharing rich historical and ecological insights about prairie ecosystems, all while showcasing stunning images of prairie flora. 

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Nov
16

November Chapter Meeting

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Thursday, November 16th, 2023
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Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Will be Recorded Chapter Meeting Program/Speaker Presentation

ğŸŽ‰ We invite you to our Wild Ones Greater Cleveland monthly chapter meeting this Thursday and Wild Ones has an extra special educational topic this month�-

Part 1: 6-6:45pm Will be our standard meeting
Zoom: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89413382352?pwd=UGV6UUN4OUg1UzRSV3FrUWNlV3E3UT09
Meeting ID: 894 1338 2352
Passcode: 694990

Part 2: 7-8:30pm Then join us for an enlightening FREE Wild Ones webinar featuring authors, Neil Diboll and Hilary Cox, as they present their latest book, “The Gardener’s Guide to Prairie Plants.” This 90-minute webinar is free and open to all. Host Doug Tallamy will lead Q&A at the end of the presentation. Open to everyone!
Register here: https://wildones.org/webinar-diboll-cox-nov-2023/

https://www.facebook.com/events/845739103385523

We look forward to seeing you this Thursday�-

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Nov
19

2024 Strategic Planning Meeting Members Only

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Sunday, November 19th, 2023
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GPD Group Conference Room, 520 S Main St, Akron, OH, 44311 Map
Live Stream Available

Members Only Free Event Chapter Board Meeting Wheelchair Accessible Public Restroom Free Public Parking Drinking Fountains

The Board of directors, officers, and committee chairs will be meeting to discuss our end of the year membership survey results. This is lead to planning our 2024 goals on where we should put more or less effort. 

December 2023

Dec
1

Documentary Movie Night: Native Seeds - Supply Restoration

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Friday, December 1st, 2023
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Nature Center at Shaker Lakes, 2600 S Park Blvd, Cleveland, OH, 44120 Map

Public Welcome Family Friendly Free Event Chapter Social Program/Speaker Presentation Wheelchair Accessible Public Restroom Free Public Parking Drinking Fountains

Wild Ones Greater Cleveland and Shaker Lakes Nature Center is teaming up to provide you a Documentary Movie Night!

Settle in for documentary Native Seeds: Supplying Restoration. Native Seeds: Supplying Restoration is a nine-part video series that explores the native seed supply chain in the western United States.

This event is FREE and open to the public. Hot chocolate, popcorn, and snacks will be available.

Registration Required: https://givebutter.com/nativeseedsscreening

This documentary runs for one hour, followed by a guest speaker and open discussion.

We look forward to seeing you!

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Dec
3

Winter Sowing Workshop - Medina

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Sunday, December 3rd, 2023
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Oenslager Nature Center, 6364 Deerview Ln, Medina, OH, 44256 Map

Public Welcome Family Friendly Free Event Hands-On/How-To Workshop Wheelchair Accessible Public Restroom Free Public Parking Drinking Fountains

Medina County Park District and Wild Ones Greater Cleveland are teaming up to offer this cost-effective, low-maintenance way to add native plants to your landscape! Winter sowing is an outdoor seed-starting technique that requires just two things: miniature greenhouses and Mother Nature. Join us for this informative workshop to learn more about winter sowing, and create your own mini-greenhouse of native plants to take home. Please bring one clean, clear, plastic, gallon milk jug with you to the event. All other supplies will be provided.

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Dec
3

Winter Sowing Workshop - Medina

This event has ended
Sunday, December 3rd, 2023
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Oenslager Nature Center, 6364 Deerview Ln, Medina, OH, 44256 Map

Public Welcome Family Friendly Free Event Hands-On/How-To Workshop Wheelchair Accessible Public Restroom Free Public Parking Drinking Fountains

Medina County Park District and Wild Ones Greater Cleveland are teaming up to offer this cost-effective, low-maintenance way to add native plants to your landscape! Winter sowing is an outdoor seed-starting technique that requires just two things: miniature greenhouses and Mother Nature. Join us for this informative workshop to learn more about winter sowing, and create your own mini-greenhouse of native plants to take home. Please bring one clean, clear, plastic, gallon milk jug with you to the event. All other supplies will be provided.

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Dec
5

December Officer Meeting Members Only

This event has ended
Tuesday, December 5th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Members Only Limited Access Recording Chapter Board Meeting

Monthly Officer Meeting

Dec
16

A Wild Winter Soiree: Cheers to Chartering - December Chapter Meeting

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Saturday, December 16th, 2023
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Watershed Stewardship Center, 2277 W Ridgewood Dr, Parma, OH, 44134 Map

Public Welcome Family Friendly Free Event Chapter Meeting Chapter Social Program/Speaker Presentation Group Tour Wheelchair Accessible Public Restroom Free Public Parking Drinking Fountains

Deepen your roots with Wild Ones as we learn, create, connect, and cultivate community at our Wild Soiree! 

Hear what we accomplished in 2023, what our goals are for 2024, and create your own natural holiday ornament while Cleveland Metroparks and the Greater Cleveland Chapter present the importance of native plants within Green Infrastructure. Light refreshments will be available.

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