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May 2024

May
18

Baird Creek Preservation Foundation tour

Saturday, May 18th, 2024
to (Central Time)
Baird Creek Preservation Foundation, 3100 Sitka St, Green Bay, WI, 54311 Map

Public Welcome Family Friendly Free Event Group Tour Nature Walk/Hike Public Restroom Free Public Parking Lots of Physical Activity

A guided tour of the Baird Creek property by the Baird Creek Preservation Foundation. The Board President, Charlie Frisk, will be the tour guide for the day. There are some hills and bridges, so please be aware, and wear good walking/hiking shoes. We should be able to see the spring flowering native plants and hopefully, the nesting Barred Owl pair in the preserve. Park at the Christa McAuliffe park at 3100 Sitka St.

May
20

Railroad Museum Garden Maintenance

Monday, May 20th, 2024
to (Central Time)
National Railroad Museum, 2285 S Broadway, Green Bay, WI, 54304 Map

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

The Wild Petunia plants need to be dug and moved to allow space for the Prairie Smoke plants. The plants then can be moved to a different location and volunteers may be able to take a plant too.

May
30

Pollinator Kit Assembly

Thursday, May 30th, 2024
to (Central Time)
Stone Silo Prairie Gardens, 2325 Oak Ridge Cir, De Pere, WI, 54115 Map

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

We will be assembling the pollinator kits ordered for the sale on June 1st. Any extra plants will be organized to sell as individual plants.

June 2024

Jun
1

Pollinator Kit Sale/Pick Up

Saturday, June 1st, 2024
to (Central Time)
Stone Silo Prairie Garden, 2325 Oak Ridge Cir, De Pere, WI, 54115 Map

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

This is the annual Pollinator Kit Sale for our spring plant sale. Orders will be picked up and extra plants may be purchased. Yard signs will be for sale. Literature and membership information will be available and chapter members will be available to ask questions.

Jun
18

Tour of Hyer residence

Tuesday, June 18th, 2024
to (Central Time)
Lynn Hyer residence, 1321 Garland St, Allouez, WI, 54301 Map

Public Welcome Family Friendly Free Event Home Garden Tour Free Public Parking

Tour of Lynn Hyer's property for an example of using native plants in an urban setting.

July 2024

Jul
9

Master Gardeners Locktender Garden Open House

Tuesday, July 9th, 2024
to (Central Time)
Voyageur Park, De Pere, WI, William St, De Pere, WI, 54115 Map

Public Welcome Family Friendly Free Event Public Restroom Free Public Parking

Master Gardeners event with various local organizations and vendors to showcase the Locktender Garden. Our chapter will have a table display about what we do in Wild Ones and give away a small native plant.

Jul
17

Tour of LaLuzerne residence

Wednesday, July 17th, 2024
to (Central Time)
LaLuzerne residence, 4238 Pouwels Ct, De Pere, WI, 54115 Map

Public Welcome Free Event Home Garden Tour Free Public Parking

We will be touring the property of Jim and Sandy LaLuzerne, showing a wide variety of native herbaceous and woody plants. Some facts about this tour:

·       Original 5 acres was totally barren

·       Currently total of 23 acres

·       Over 2 miles of trails

·       Some old growth wooded areas

·       Several Brown County Champion Trees

·       200 plus species of trees and woody plants

·       Hundreds of native species of grasses, flowers, water plants, sedges, mosses, lichen, algae, etc.

·       Several prairies

·       Fish, amphibians, insects, arthropods, mammals, birds, etc. (create a habitat and they will come)

·       Fungi

·       Dead trees (standing and fallen)

·       Certified Wildlife Habitat

·       Monarch Way station

August 2024

Aug
13

Tour of Sikora residence

Tuesday, August 13th, 2024
to (Central Time)
Ken and Judy Sikora residence, 978 Lakeview Dr, Green Bay, WI, 54313 Map

Public Welcome Family Friendly Free Event Home Garden Tour Free Public Parking

We will tour the property of Ken and Judy Sikora, past members of our chapter and native plant enthusiasts. We may also get to see the planting that Judy has managed at the nearby Quarry Park.

Aug
24

Late Season Plant Sale

Saturday, August 24th, 2024
to (Central Time)
Stone Silo Prairie Garden, 2325 Oak Ridge Cir, De Pere, WI, 54115 Map

Public Welcome Family Friendly Free Event Seed/Plant Sale

Annual late season plant sale of all the native plant inventory at Stone Silo Prairie Gardens, assisted by our chapter members. Our members will be on hand to assist customers with any questions and we will provide literature at our information table.

September 2024

Sep
7

Tour of Theeke residence

Saturday, September 7th, 2024
to (Central Time)
Doris Theeke residence, 2742 Main St, Green Bay, WI, 54311 Map

Public Welcome Free Event Home Garden Tour Free Public Parking

We will be touring the suburban property of Doris Theeke.

October 2024

Oct
20

Seed Collection Demonstration

Sunday, October 20th, 2024
to (Central Time)
Stone Silo Prairie Gardens, 2325 Oak Ridge Cir, De Pere, WI, 54115 Map

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

Justin Kroening of Stone Silo Prairie Gardens will show us the best techniques to identify, collect and store native seed for winter sowing. Everyone will be able to collect some seed from his prairie on the property.

November 2024

Nov
12

Annual Meeting, Election, Seed Swap and Dinner

Tuesday, November 12th, 2024
to (Central Time)
TBD

Public Welcome Free Event Chapter Social Seed/Plant Swap Wheelchair Accessible Public Restroom Free Public Parking

Annual meeting to review the past calendar events, elect any board positions available, share native seeds members wish to share, and enjoy dinner and fellowship with other members.