In October, the Wild Seed Project presented to CREA’s audience on the vital importance of native plants in our landscapes. They described ten easy ways we can do our part to bring native plants back into urban, suburban, and rural settings. A detailed summary of their talk is coming soon. But for now, you can watch the presentation below.
To get more information about how to start native plants from seed.
To get more information about WHAT to plant and WHERE.
Below are links to more great resources from Wild Seed:
- Native Trees for Northeast Landscapes: A Wild Seed Project Guide
- Rewilding Maine Landscapes: 10 Year Impact Plan
- Portland Pollinator Vision Plan, prepared by students from the Conway School
- Maine DOT Roadside Guide
WSP Must-Read Blog Posts:
- “What is Rewilding?”
- “Leave the Leaves!”
- “Navigating the Nurseries”
- “Plant List: Rugged Native Plants for Replanting After Invasive Species Removal”
Further Reading (books):
- Douglas Tallamy: Nature’s Best Hope & Bringing Nature Home.
- Rick Darke and Douglas W. Tallamy: The Living Landscape.
- Larry Weaner and Thomas Christopher: Garden Revolution.
- Claudia West and Thomas Rainer: Planting in a Post-Wild World.
Rewilding Movements Around the World:
- Rewilding Earth: https://rewilding.org/
- Rewilding Britain: https://www.rewildingbritain.org.uk/
- Biophilic Cities: https://www.biophiliccities.org/
- Rewild Maine: https://www.rewildmaine.org/about