WILD Center Website Status The WILD Center website was set up to provide information about the evolving physical home of Wild Ones. The property has been acquired, the prairie is well established, we’ve protected the migrating turtles, put up a walking guide to the property—and lots more. Now we’re going to “go silent” in this… Read more »
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Alex from Boy Scout Troop 1 in Appleton and his crew constructed a wonderful observation mound on the WILD Center grounds. Thank you Alex!
Join volunteers of “A Day with Eagles Along the Fox River” on November 14th. The list of viewing spots are: Expera Specialty Solutions (formerly Thilmany), 899 Thilmany Rd., Kaukauna 1000 Islands Environmental Center, 1000 Beaulieu Ct., Kaukauna Riverside Park, Riverside Dr./River St., Kaukauna Prospect St. Overlook, near 345-349 Prospect St., Combined Locks Historical Marker,… Read more »
Registration is now open for Field Station Natural History Workshops through UW-Milwaukee. For more information about registration and contact information click here. And for all things Wild Ones visit our website
Halloween is right around the corner and it wouldn’t be Halloween without bats. The National Wildlife Federation has a fantastic, step by step blog piece on how to build a bat house. Bats are important creatures to the ecosystem and insect eating. One pesky insect that bats eat are mosquitoes and the bat can eat… Read more »
Pictures of trees changing on the WILD Center grounds. The fall season is upon us!
The WILD Center has a large assortment of items for purchase in the WILD Store. Wild Ones items at the WILD Store include: Long sleeved denim shirt with lawnmower logo: $50 Sweatshirts with Wild Ones logo: $32 Long sleeved T-shirts: $19 Short sleeved T-shirts: $17 Wild Ones yard sign: $20 Butterfly Garden Recognition yard sign:… Read more »
Part of our partnership with Bring Back the Monarchs is sharing milkweed seed with Monarch Watch. We should appreciate you sending any seed you care to share directly to Monarchs Watch. Reference Milkweed Basics at http://www.wildones.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Milkweed-Basics-2015.pdf Please dry the seed first if at all possible. Reference Gathering Seed at http://www.wildones.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/gatherseed.pdf Thank you for your help and… Read more »
Here at the Wild Ones Institute of Learning Development (WILD Center) there are an enormous amount of plants and flowers all over the prairie and gardens, but did you every stop to think about the possible medicinal use these plants have? One of the most popular plants you will see at the WILD Center is the Black-Eyed… Read more »
With October here, the New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae) is beginning to bloom all over the WILD Center grounds. The New England Aster is very recognizable by their bright lavender to purplish flower heads. They usually grows 3 to 7 feet and flower from August to late October. Another common name people may know the… Read more »