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Understanding the Fascinating Life Cycles of Native Plants

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Join Wild Seed Project’s founder, Heather McCargo, and Connecticut’s Ridgefield Library for a discussion about the fascinating reproductive life cycle of various plants that are native to New England and how we can change our landscaping practices to support wild plant reproduction and the pollinators and other wildlife that depend on them.

S.E.A. Fair

Camden Public Library 55 Main St, Camden

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Come on out and look for Wild Seed Project’s table at the Stewardship Education Alliance (S.E.A.) Fair!

We’ll be there in the Camden Public Library’s Amphitheatre along with other local nonprofit organizations for an afternoon of fun learning about environmental stewardship.

Let’s chat about native plants, why they’re so important, and how to integrate them in your landscape.

Coffin Wildflower Reservation Field Trip

Robert P. Tristram Coffin Wildflower Reservation http://bit.ly/coffin-wildflower-reservation, Woolwich

Native Plant Trust logoJoin Wild Seed Project’s Anna Fialkoff for a field trip to this 177-acre Native Plant Trust sanctuary, where you can learn about this freshwater estuary — a rare habitat type — and the native plants that grow there.

Understanding the Fascinating Life Cycle of Native Plants

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Join Wild Seed Project’s founder, Heather McCargo, and co-hosts Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative and Portland Public Library for a discussion about the fascinating reproductive life cycle of various native plants that are native to New England and how we can change our landscaping practices to support wild plant reproduction and the pollinators and other wildlife that depend on them.

Webinar: Landscaping with Native Plants

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Join Green & Healthy Maine Homes magazine for Episode 4 in their Home + Energy Chats series, this one about integrating native plants into your landscape. Wild Seed Project’s Anna Fialkoff will be on the discussion panel.

Native Plant Sale — Wells Reserve at Laudholm

Wells Reserve at Laudholm Wells

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Wild Seed Project will join Wells Reserve at Laudholm’s spring native plant sale this Saturday. WSP founder, Heather McCargo, and program manager, Anna Fialkoff, will be on hand to discuss rewilding and help you choose plants that will restore habitats and migration corridors for pollinators.

Harvey Butler Rhododendron Sanctuary Field Trip

Harvey Butler Rhododendron Sanctuary Springvale

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Join Wild Seed Project founder, Heather McCargo, for a field trip to this 30-acre Native Plant Trust sanctuary, where you can feast your eyes on many native plant gems including the five-acre stand of Great laurel (Rhododendron maximum).

Live Online Q&A Session for Members

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Members, we hope you’ll join us for a live Q&A session on Zoom!

For each monthly session, Heather McCargo, Wild Seed Project’s founder, and Anna Fialkoff, program manager, will answer your questions for one hour over Zoom about any aspect of growing native plants. Join us for a cozy evening that brings our membership community together face-to-face.

Wild Edibles Walk at Gilsland Farm with Russ Cohen

Maine Audubon 20 Gilsland Farm Road, Falmouth

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Join Russ Cohen and Wild Seed Project at Maine Audubon to learn how to forage for edible wild plants safely and sustainably. You’ll learn how to identify edible plants, in which seasons to look for them, which portions are best to eat, and methods for preparing them.

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