WildType Native Plant Nursery is our closest nursery and an excellent grower of local genotypes. They grow wildflowers, ferns, trees, shrubs, vines, grasses, and sedges that are native to Michigan.
Chippewa Nature Center offers a huge variety of educational programs for all ages, and is our home base for meetings. CNC has over 19 miles of trails; an arboretum of Michigan trees and shrubs; native rain, woodland, and butterfly gardens; an extensive wetland area with 3 marshes; forests; and access to the Chippewa and Pine Rivers. https://www.chippewanaturecenter.org/ Naturalists can answer your questions. Extensive restoration of meadows, woodlands, and marshes over the years include removing invasive species.
Nature Niche is a new gift store in Midland with the mission of “learn – understand – steward”. The owner Martha Holzheuer is a Wild Ones member. https://nature-niche.com/
Wildflower Association of Michigan offers an annual conference in early March with a variety of speakers; has a grant program to schools or community groups to install native plant gardens; and has resources for learning and for native plant nurseries. https://wildflowersmich.org