Nurture Natives Awarded Grant

Wild Ones Chesapeake Bay is pleased to announce that Nurture Natives has been awarded a Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education (SFE) Grant. The funds will support the creation of a Native Peace Garden at the East John Youth Center in Lusby, MD. Being the only youth-led organization awarded in the US is truly an honor, […] Continue reading "Nurture Natives Awarded Grant"

The Monarch Butterfly

An Icon on the Edge On February 7, Xerces Ambassador and Wild Ones Chesapeake Bay President Marlene Smith gave a presentation on “Eastern Monarchs 101” to the North Four Corners Civic Association in Silver Spring, Maryland. Little did she know as she was giving her talk that the latest news on the eastern monarch population […] Continue reading "The Monarch Butterfly"

Urgent Calls to Action on Pesticide Legislation

Pesticides contribute to biodiversity loss and habitat degradation, and many negatively impact human health. Congress is currently considering two pieces of legislation that address pesticide regulation. Read more here. Thank you to a Wild Ones Chesapeake Bay member for bringing this to our attention. Photo courtesy of Pollinator Pathways Continue reading "Urgent Calls to Action on Pesticide Legislation"