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  • Butterfly Hike – Roadside Botanizing In Northern Decatur County
    We will explore the roadsides of northern Decatur County and the wildflowers along the way. Liatris and goldenrods will be numerous, and we will be on the lookout for barbed rattlesnake-root (Nabalus barbatus), a rare plant in Tennessee. Meeting Place/Time: September 17, 2022 Love’s Truckstop off Exit 126, I-40. 10:00… Read more »
  • Reading Recommendation September 2022
    This month, consider reading with us! We’re reading Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants, written by Robin Wall Kimmerer. Published by Milkweed Editions in 2013: As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As a… Read more »
  • September Meeting, “Making Friends with Good Bugs” with Susan McKnight
    Join Wild Ones Mid-South this Thursday, September 15, 2022 at 6 pm in the Water Garden Room at Memphis Botanical Garden. This month our speaker is Susan McKnight! We’ll see you there!
  • Meeman-Shelby Forest Fall Butterfly Count
    Join Bart Jones on Saturday, September 10, 2022 for a butterfly hike! This Saturday we are planning to conduct the fall seasonal count at Meeman-Shelby Forest.  We will meet at the visitor center at 9:30 AM sharp and start counting. Since this is a seasonal count, we must have at… Read more »

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