Upcoming Events

The events listed below are local presentations/events that are natural resource-related and open to the general public. They are not necessarily related to Wild Ones or organized by our chapter.

Portage County Master Gardeners Garden Parade Join the UW-Extension Portage County Master Gardener Volunteers for the 26th Annual Garden Parade, featuring 6 local gardens in the area. The event includes various vendors, entertainment, and educational activities on-site. Tickets are $10 in advance and available at local garden centers, or day-of $12 at one of the garden locations. Advance tickets can be purchased from Jung Garden Center, JayMar, Village Gardens, Stevens Point Co-op, and the Downtown Farmer’s Market (Sat. only).

When: Saturday, July 13th from 9am-4pm

The Role of Moths in Our Ecosystem What exactly are moths, and how do they fit into the landscape? Join us to learn about the general life history of moths and the evolutionary and ecological relationships between moths and plants using several native Midwest moth species. This presentation hopes to shatter an ecological conundrum: Moths are neither good nor bad. Moths just are. Presented by Dr. Stephen Robertson, Pesticide Educator Extension Field Specialist, South Dakota State University Extension. Event is free, but registration is required. Click here to register.

When: Wednesday, July 24th from 12-1pm

Where: Online via Zoom

10 Diseases of Native Plants (and Non-Natives Too) Learn about common diseases of plants that are native to Wisconsin.  This presentation will include information on how to identify these diseases, as well as information on how to manage them. Event is free, but registration is required. Click here to register.

When: Wednesday, July 24th from 6:30-8:30pm

Where: Online via Zoom