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    Backyard Bird Book for kids, by Janet Mohr with Adeline Howard

    Backyard Bird Book for kids, by Janet Mohr with Adeline Howard

    Books $12.00 $9.00
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    This delightful book is written from the point of view of an eight-year-old engaging in birdwatching in her backyard. Includes four-color photos of a wide variety of birds, including photos of both males and females of most species. Introduces kids to birdwatching techniques to establish a love of our feathered friends!

     

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  • Butterfly Garden Recognition Sign

    Butterfly Garden Recognition Sign

    Show It $28.00
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    Proudly display this sign, and announce to everyone that you have upgraded your yard and garden to support the expanding butterfly habitat corridors.

    Please note: your garden must qualify as a Native Plant Butterfly Garden for you to display this sign. Before purchasing, visit https://www.wildones.org to complete an application. You will be notified once your garden has been approved. Thank you! 

    • Weatherproof sign for year-round display
    • Pre-drilled holes for easy mounting
    • Wild Ones logo
    • Monarch Joint Venture logo
    • Monarch Watch logo
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    CD - Steve Hazell's "Reflections"

    CD – Steve Hazell’s “Reflections”

    CD/DVD $15.00 $10.00
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    Folk Singer Steve Hazell’s compilation CD “The Company of Friends” contains 15 songs in all and is autographed by Hazell.

    • The song “For the Wild Ones” captures the spirit of the Wild Ones movement and mentions Lorrie Otto in the lyrics.
    • The song “Light on the Land” is a blend of Steve’s and Wild Ones’ philosophies of the human impact on the environment, gently reminding us to be mindful of our effect on the Earth.
    • The song “This Land’s in Harmony” was co-written with Fox Valley Area Chapter member Carol Niendorf, and follows the theme of working in harmony with nature.
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    DVD - Doug Tallamy's Harmony Conference Speeches

    DVD – Doug Tallamy’s Harmony Conference Speeches

    Media $8.00 $3.00
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    Doug Tallamy, PhD, nationally recognized environmental speaker and award-winning author of “Bringing Nature Home“, shares his message of the new gardening ethic. “The Vital New Role of the Suburban/Urban Garden” is a copy of Tallamy’s presentations on DVD, and is in two parts.

    • Part I is entitled “The value of having native plants in our yards”
    • Part II is entitled “Creating healthy, biodiverse neighborhood corridors”
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    Guide – Common Native Roadside Wildflowers, Western Edition

    Media $5.00 $3.00
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    A field guide to native forbs and grasses” is published by the Federal Highway Administration. This laminated field guide highlights 100 native forbs/grasses commonly found on highway rights-of-way and other natural areas across Eastern America.

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    Invasive Plants of the Upper Midwest, by Elizabeth J. Czarapata

    Invasive Plants of the Upper Midwest: An illustrated guide to their identification and control, by Elizabeth J. Czarapata

    Books $30.00 $22.00
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    Czarapata, a Wild Ones member and founder of the Wind Lake Environmental Club, posthumously received the Wisconsin Council on Invasive Species 2005 Invader Crusader Award. This in-depth guide starts by explaining what invasive plants are, and why it’s important to control them. Index includes common names, and four-color closeups and long shots throughout the book assist in identification. The most effective techniques for control are discussed, and invasive plants of major concern are highlighted because of their ability to aggressively spread and cause both ecological and economic damage. Native plants which also sometimes need control are also discussed, not because these plants should be eliminated from the landscape, but to encourage native plant diversity which may not be achieved if the more aggressive natives have free reign.

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    Pollinators of Native Plants

    Pollinators of Native Plants: Attract, Observe and Identify Pollinators and Beneficial Insects with Native Plants, by Heather Holm

    Media $30.00 $25.00
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    Beautiful book full with over 1600 photos! Includes a “How to Use This Book” section to ensure you get the most of the information provided by Wild Ones member and Honorary Director Holm. Documents how to attract and identify a wide range of pollinators and beneficial insects. Learn about the best native plants for bees, butterflies, moths, wasps, flies, and beetles.

    The book profiles 65+ native plant species of the Midwest, Great Lakes region, Northeast, and southern Canada.

    Bonus: Books purchased through the Wild Store are autographed by Holm.

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    Prairie Seedling and Seedling Evaluation Guide
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    The Inside Story, by Janice Stiefel

    The Inside Story, by Janice Stiefel

    Autographed $22.00 $15.00
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    This softcover book is a  compilation of  66 articles written for Wild Ones by the late Janice Stiefel.

    Janice was an outstanding photographer of all of them and this book showcases her talent as well as her skills as a writer. It is a tribute to Janice’s accomplishments and her spirit.

    EXTRA: Inscribed and autographed by the author’s widower, John Stiefel.

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    The Living Landscape: Designing for beauty and biodiversity in the home garden – by Rick Darke and Doug Tallamy

    Autographed $45.00 $35.00
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    This gorgeous hardcover book is perfect for your home library or your coffee table!

    At an eye-catching 10.5″ x 9″, it’s full of four-color photographs taken by Rick Darke, author of The American Woodland Garden.

    The Living Landscape shows how you can have it all in one stunning garden:

    • space for play and entertainment
    • habitat for wildlife
    • a place you can observe how plants, animals, insects, birds, and even humans interact in harmony

    Copies of the book purchased through the Wild Store are autographed by Darke, making it even more unique. 

    Quantities are limited, so don’t hesitate if you’re looking for a showcase book to guide you in creating a space where humans and wildlife can coexist peacefully!

     

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    The Tallgrass Prairie Reader

    The Tallgrass Prairie Reader, edited by John T. Price

    Media $27.00 $16.00
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    This collection of literature covers the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first centuries. Stories are told through a variety of methods:

    • adventure narrative
    • childhood memoir
    • humor
    • literary natural history
    • Native American perspective
    • reportage
    • spiritual reflection
    • travel writing

    A special bonus for copies purchased through the Wild Store: Inscribed and autographed by Price, award-winning author of several memoirs.

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  • Please Donate

    Please Donate

    Donation $25.00$5,000.00
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    Your generous support will enable Wild Ones to continue mission-critical programs like Seeds for Education, native plant symposiums, and local public educational presentations. Here are some examples of how your contributions have already helped:

    • 14 schools and nonprofit groups received grants for native plant projects
    • An educational brochure on how easy it is to make a difference in your own landscape with a rain garden was created
    • Monarch monitoring and tagging is helping track migration patterns
    • Local seed swaps and seed libraries are getting more native plants in the ground
    • A retired landfill was converted to a natural area teeming with native plants
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