The City of Columbus has cut back much of Whetstone Prairie in a plan to rid the area of the excessive number of volunteer. In October, large areas were cleared with a machine that turned the plant material into a mulch like covering. It will be exciting to see the prairie area in the spring… Read more »
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In the fall of 2017, Columbus Wild Ones was officially given permission to remove the existing invasive monoculture of Wintercreeper Euonymous and replace with native plants in a garden bed next to the main front entrance to the OSU Ohio Farm Bureau 4H Center building located just west of the Schottenstein Center arena. In March 2018,… Read more »
Of note to mention is that our plant sale in May was a big success! We made over $1500 which will support our chapter greatly. Thanks to everyone who brought plants, helped in any way and spread the word. Thanks also to Gale Martin who donated $1 from every plant she sold to Columbus Wild… Read more »
We are pleased to have a renewed business membership. As we invite birds to our yards with our plants, Wild Birds Unlimited is a great source for bird related needs and more. On Friday, March 9 at 7pm they will have the Ohio Bluebird Society give a talk. The store is at 6306 Gender Road,… Read more »
We are pleased that Joe Bricker has agreed to be the new chapter secretary. Thank you Joe! Being on a committee or being an officer is a great way to learn about this organization get to know our great members.
Our January program was excellent with Darlene Sillick sharing information about cavity nesting birds and how to support them through nest boxes and native plants. Check our events tab for the upcoming annual meeting of the Ohio Bluebird Society.
Join us for our annual seed exchange and potluck for members only. We will also hear how to plant the seeds. Seeds and food to share are not a requirement for attendance. Hope to see many there.
If you want a little field trip, you might want to check out The Common Milkweed, a new native plant nursery. Check their blog to see what they have and when they are open.
In January we will have a seed exchange and a program about collecting, storing and stratifying the seeds. Program in planning. More information to follow