Benefits of Membership

Butterfly and ironweed

Tiger swallowtail on ironweed

Whether you’re just getting interested in native plants or have already made a start, the Kalamazoo Area chapter of Wild Ones is ready to welcome you and help you. A variety of membership levels are available. Members enjoy:

  • Free site visit/consultation, to recommend plants for your yard and its unique conditions
  • Mentorship Program, a continuation of the site visit: application required
  • 1-2 plant exchanges each year, a great way to acquire truly native plants
  • National newsletter, the national Wild Ones Journal, with timely and useful articles
  • Chapter e-newsletter, Seedlings, announcing our own and area events
  • New member packet of information
Gold finch

Goldfinch harvesting coreopsis seeds

  • Interesting and valuable indoor presentations on a variety of topics
  • Plus enjoyable and educational field trips to see real-world uses of native plants
  • Opportunities to increase your knowledge by volunteering for community projects at schools, parks and natural areas
  • Networking and camaraderie with informal advice and encouragement

To find out more about membership or join online, visit the national Wild Ones website.

IMPORTANT NOTE: It may take up to 2 months after you join to receive membership materials. We apologize, but both national office and the local chapter rely heavily on volunteers.

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