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Hello MEMBERS!! Your Jan-Feb Wild Ones Journal is ready for you to view. Simply log in to the Wild Ones members-only section at Wild Ones Website & select “Online Journal.” Use your password. If you need help logging in or you haven’t created your password simply follow the directions in this document. Hint: use your favorite plant as a password! 5 great online magazines a year go to members’ inboxes.
Read a free online book about our native bees. Well illustrated for easy learning! Native Bee Basics
- Learn about NATIVE PLANTS enhancing your landscape as they feed nature
- See landscaped native yards at yard tours of our members
- See rare wildflowers on our NATURE WALKS
- Enjoy hearing excellent speaker presentations
- Obtain rare seeds from Northern Illinois native plants at our Seed Exchange
- Receive a monthly Chapter email bulletin
- Read the NATIONAL Journal online magazine
- Enjoy the friendship of 100+ local native plant gardeners at picnics or potluck dinners
- Benefit wildlife and the environment
Your $40 membership is also tax-deductible. We meet throughout the county, and nearby areas. Please Join us!! Join DuPage Wild Ones
WORTH YOUR TIME
An interesting website is Bumblebeewatch
Member Yard Burn on YouTube: Ted Lowe’s Ted Lowe’s 2014 Yard Burn
Our hosted YouTube and You videos worth watching:
- How Wolves Change Rivers: https://www.youtube.com/embed/ysa5OBhXz-Q?feature=player_embedded
- The importance of prairie preservation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gl5wzHjzvMk
- Landscaping: Pride, Science & Law: https://www.youtube.com/user/quarryjoy#p/c/C4CD10D20C5701BC
Pollinators and Pesticides is an e-book that discusses neonicotinoids and their effects: Pollinators and Pesticides
An excellent new online resource is the Hebert Small-Scale Rain Garden Guide. It is free and specifies native plants, see pp. 48-49. You may have met Kevin Hebert at one of our workshops.
Native Plant Nurseries: Linked on our own website: Native Plant Nurseries
Drone film of a prairie burn: Our own Kevin Collins participated in this cool video which was filmed from a drone at Bluff Spring Fen in Cook County: Bluff Spring Fen Burn – Drone film