Welcome to the Greater DuPage Wild Ones 

  • Learn about NATIVE PLANTS  enhancing your landscape as they feed nature
  • See landscaped native yards at free yard tours of our members
  • See rare wildflowers on our NATURE WALKS
  • Hear excellent speaker presentations in colder months
  • 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 advice and friendship of 120+ fellow gardeners at picnics or potluck dinners
  • Benefit wildlife and the environment

A cage for rearing monarch butterflies attracts attention during a yard tour in Lombard

Join Greater DuPage Wild Ones  Your membership proves its value and is tax-deductible (501 c3).  We meet throughout the county, and nearby areas.  Please Join us!!

MEMBERS!!   Your five membership issues per year of the Wild Ones Journal online magazine are ready for you to view.  Simply log in to the Wild Ones members-only section at Wild Ones Website  and 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

Blazing stars and coneflowers help bring life to a Wild Ones’ member’s yard

Featured Videos

Wild Ones Presents: “Native Plants, Phytoremediation & Green Infrastructure” by Eric Fuselier
Wild Ones Presents “WASPS: Their Biology, Diversity, and Role as Beneficial Insects
Wild Ones Presents “The Nature of Oaks: The Rich Ecology of Our Most Essential Native Trees” by Dr. Doug Tallamy
Wild Ones Presents “Nature’s Best Hope” by Dr. Doug Tallamy
DuPage Monarch Project Presents “Saving Monarch Butterflies”