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Seeking to educate its members and the community about the benefits of using local native plant species in natural landscaping, Wild OnesŪ is the only not-for-profit national educational organization of its kind. Having had its beginning in Milwaukee, it is still located in Wisconsin. The mailing address is: PO Box 1274, Appleton, WI 54912

Newly located on Stroebe Marsh in Little Lake Butte des Morts which is part of the Fox River waterway, the physical address for the Wild Ones Institute of Learning and Development (WILD Center) is 2285 Butte des Morts Beach Road, Neenah, Wisconsin 54956.

For general information, please phone the Wild Ones national office at 1-920-730-3986, or toll free at 877-FYI-WILD (877-394-9453), or send e-mail to info@wildones.org. Or feel free to contact any of the national officers listed below.

For contacts in your area, check the chapters page. For general information, send e-mail to info@wildones.org.

Office Officer Phone E-Mail
President Tim Lewis (815) 874-3468
Vice President Maryann Whitman (248) 652-4004
Secretary Stephen Windsor
Treasurer Joe Powelka
Past President Carol Andrews
Executive Director Donna VanBuecken (877) 394-9453
(920) 730-3986
Newsletter Editor Maryann Whitman (248) 652-4004
Seeds For Education Grant Program
Mark Charles
Web Site Coordinator Peter Chen (630) 357-2338
Member Certification Committee Chair
(EcoScaper and Yard Certification)
Photo Contest Chair Chan Mahanta
Financial Stability Chair
Communications Committee Chair Maryann Whitman (248) 652-4004
Journal Communications Team Leader Maryann Whitman
Web Site Communications Team Leader Janet Giesen
Marketing & Promotion Com Co-Chairs Roger Miller and Carol Andrews

Patricia Armstrong, Greater DuPage Chapter, Illinois, 2012
Kathy T Dame, Mountain Laurel Chapter, Connecticut, 2012
Trish Hacker-Hennig, North Oakland Chapter, Michigan, 2014
Bonnie Harper-Lore, Twin Cities Chapter, Minnesota, 2014
Katrina Hayes, Partner-at-Large, Tennessee, 2014
Jan Hunter, Oak Openings Chapter, Ohio, 2014
Tim Lewis, Rock River Valley Chapter, Illinois, 2012
Chris McCullough, Greater Cincinnati Chapter, Ohio, 2012
Joe Powelka, Madison Chapter, Wisconsin, 2014
Bret Rappaport, Lake-To-Prairie Chapter, Illinois, 2012
Marty Rice, Twin Cities Chapter, Minnesota, 2014
Janis Solomon, Mountain Laurel Chapter, Connecticut, 2014
Karen Syverson, Fox Valley Area Chapter, Wisconsin, 2012
Maryann Whitman, Oakland Chapter, Michigan, 2014
Stephen Windsor, Greater DuPage Chapter, Illinois, 2012


Click links to see biographical notes where available:
Joyce Bender, Naturalist and Administrator, Kentucky 2013
Thomas Barnes, Professor and Wildlife Extension Specialist, Author and Photographer, Kentucky 2013
Neil Diboll, Naturalist and Nurseryman, Wisconsin 2015
Marc Evans, Ecologist and Author, Kentucky 2015
Bob Grese, Professor and Arboretum Director, Michigan 2013
Janet Marinelli, Author and Editor, New York 2015
Lynn Steiner, Editor, Author and Photographer, Minnesota 2013
Doug Tallamy, Professor and Chair, Behavioral Ecologist and Author, Delaware 2013
Jerry Wilhelm, Botanist, Research Taxonomist and Author, Illinois 2015
Catherine Zimmerman, Author and Documentary Filmmaker 2015

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Updated: Nov 30, 2011.