|NATIVE PLANTS, NATURAL LANDSCAPES
RIVER CITY - GRAND RAPIDS AREA
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|Wild Ones: Native Plants, Natural Landscapes is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit environmental education and
environmentally sound landscaping and the preservation, restoration and establishment of native plant
Mission Statement - River City - Grand Rapids Area Chapter
2007. Our purpose is to promote the establishment of communities of native plants around homes,
schools and businesses, using ecological practices. We are dedicated to the conservation of biodiversity
through preservation and restoration of our natural areas. In addition, we support and organize local
community efforts to develop natural areas of learning through the national Seeds for Education Grant
Program and through our chapter’s available grant monies - Plant It Forward Grant.
gardening knowledge – from beginner to advanced. We share a common passion and concern for the
environment and strive to learn from each other and from the diversity of informative programs offered
each month. Visitors are always welcome to attend the programs and field trips; you do not need to be a
member to join us as we explore our natural environment. When we learn we take interest, when we
take interest we are motivated to take action.
plant enthusiasts. A single membership covers both the River City Wild Ones (RCWO - our local
chapter) and the national organization.
In addition to our local chapter's monthly newsletter, members receive the Wild Ones New Member
Handbook and the Wild Ones Journal, a bimonthly publication of the national headquarters.
Other membership benefits include participation in any and all Wild Ones chapter activities, either
locally or across the United States. Examples of such events are seed gatherings, seed exchanges, plant
rescues, plant sales, speaker presentations, garden tours, conferences, etc.
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