Meetings and Events

Upcoming Meetings and Events

Chapter meetings for 2022 will be held regularly on the First Thursday of each Month at 6 pm (time subject to change) from March to November

November Meeting, Thursday, November 3

4:30-6:30 pm

Schmeeckle Reserve Pavilion

Seed swap and discussion about native seed germination requirements and methods.

Past Meetings and Events

October Meeting, Thursday, October 6

Prairie Tour and Seed Collection, followed by board meeting. Details provided to members via email.

September Meeting, Thursday, September 8

Prairie Tours, followed by board meeting. Details provided to members via email.

4:00 pm

August Meeting, Thursday, August 4

Prairie Tour. Details provided to members via email.

6:30 pm

July Meeting, Thursday, July 7

Board meeting, followed by garden tours. Option for ice cream social afterward. Details provided to members via email.

6:00 pm

Wild Ones Garden Volunteer Days

Monday, June 27th 10 am – 12 pm at the Patch Street Garden

Thursday, June 30th 10 am – 12 pm at the Schmeeckle Reserve Visitors Center

Thursday, July 7th 10 am – 12 pm at the Plover Library

Pollinator Week, June 20-26

Portage County Pollinator Scavenger Hunt

June Meeting, Thursday June 2

Schmeeckle Visitors Center garden workday 3 pm – 5 pm

Demo: make your own stepping stones 5 pm – 5:30 pm

Board Meeting 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Farmshed Plant Sale, May 22-28

Heirloom and organic varieties of vegetables, herbs, flowers and native plants

Members: May 22-23, 12 – 7 pm

Public: May 24-27, 12 – 7 pm; May 28, 10 – 5 pm

Farmshed Greenhouse, 1220 Briggs Court, Stevens Point

Bukolt Island Planting, May 19th – 21st

Wild Ones members helped the North Central Conservancy Trust to plant natives in the island across from Bukolt Park

May Meeting, Friday May 6, 4:30-6:30 pm 

Transplant native seedlings at Central Rivers Farmshed, Greenhouse, 1220 Briggs Ct. Stevens Point

Board meeting following transplanting

Brief History of Schmeeckle Reserve and Oak Savanna Restoration
Jim Buchholz
Thursday, April 7, 2022 6:00 pm
Zoom Meeting

Creating a Butterfly Garden and Safely Raising Butterflies Indoors
Paul Skawinski
Thursday, March 3, 2022 6:00 pm
Zoom Meeting

Seed Swap Event by Farmshed Growing Collective

February 20th, 2-3:30pm, Farmshed Greenhouse, 1220 Briggs St. Stevens Point

Insects and Native Plants Presentation
Jess Miller from Mosquito Hill Naturalist
Tuesday, June 8, 2021 5:30-7:00pm
Zoom Meeting

Technology and Plant ID Presentation
Tony Iwant with iNaturalist
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 5:30-7:00pm
Zoom Meeting

Prescribed Burning for Prairies Presentation
Scott Fulton, President of The Prairie Enthusiasts
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 5:30-7:00pm
Zoom Meeting

Soil Science Presentation
Meagan Hoffman from NRCS
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 5:30-7:00pm
Zoom Meeting

Gardening with Children
Tuesday, March 10, 2020, 5:30-7:00pm
Portage County Annex Building
1462 Strongs Avenue
Stevens Point, WI 54481
Conference room 5 (3rd floor)

Seedling Transplantation
Thursday, April 9, 2020, 3:00pm-5:00pm
Farmshed Greenhouse
1220 Briggs Court
Stevens Point, WI 54481

Karner Blue Butterfly Conservation & Raising Monarchs Indoors
Speaker: Chelsea Weinzinger & Paul Skawinski
Tuesday, June 9, 2020, 5:30-7:00pm
Meeting via Zoom

Backyard Bird ID
Speaker: Keri Otte
Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 5:30-7:00pm
Meeting via Zoom