Thursday, 30 September 2021 12:54

Capital Region NY Wild Ones Forms Local Non-Profit Chapter

ALBANY — Capital Region NY Wild Ones has formed a local chapter of the Wild Ones: Native Plants, Natural Landscapes organization. The focus of the organization is to promote using native plants in landscapes to preserve biodiversity in the Capital District area, with emphasis on the preservation, restoration, and establishment of native plant communities. 

Counties included in the new chapter include Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, and Schoharie. 

Wild Ones is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization, and is inviting all interested people to become members. Business meetings will be held quarterly, with events to be held monthly. 

The first Wild Ones presentation event will be held 2 p.m. on Oct. 17. Master Gardener Martie Teumim will give a presentation through Zoom on 'Gathering Native Plant Seeds from Your Own Backyard.' The talk is free. Register at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to receive the Zoom link. 

For more information contact Carol Quantock at 518-664-3901 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For more information on Wild Ones, visit www.wildones.org/about 

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