Events & Native Plant Sales

Upcoming Events

Rochester Pollinator Presentation:
Gardening with Native Plants for Butterflies

This event is open to the general public. Marilyn Trent will be speaking to the Southern Michigan Day Lily Society about the importance of habitat restoration with native plants for butterflies and other pollinators.

WHEN: Sat. June 10 at 10:00am


Burgess-Shadbush Nature Center
4101 River Bends Drive
Shelby Township, MI

Please RSVP to:                                         

Rochester Hills Public Library:

WHEN: Saturday, June 10, 1 - 4 pm
WHERE: RHPL, 500 Olde Towne Rd, Rochester, MI

Bring the whole family for outdoor entertainment, cold treats, and summer fun. Representatives from RCS and local organizations will be on hand to answer questions and share information.

Summer reading sign-up can be found here:

Sign up at home and come for fun! Bring some canned goods to donate to our community partner, Neighborhood House and keep your neighbors healthy and happy throughout the summer. 

Rochester Pollinators will have a table set up outside the library--come and see us!

National Wildlife Federation Webinar:
Supporting Picky Eaters in your Native Habitat— How to Plant with a Purpose

For all of you who love monarch butterflies, the National Wildlife Federation is hosting a FREE webinar, "Supporting Picky Eaters in your Native Habitat: How to Plant with a Purpose"

WHEN: June 12, 3-4 pm
WHERE: On Zoom, register for link here:

Four experts in monarchs and community science will share information to: "deepen your understanding of the interdependence between humans and pollinators and learn how you can make a positive impact on monarch butterflies through mindful planting."

Dedication of the Remembrance Garden for the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier


Come and help celebrate the Dedication of the Remembrance Garden for the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. the ceremony will be held at the Avon Cemetery on June 14, 2023, at 4 pm.

If planning to attend, please RSVP to:

This native garden was planted last summer by the Stoney Creek Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Pollinator Partnership and EPRI* Present:
Pollinator Power Party 2023

WHEN: June 19 through June 23
WHERE: register online to join synchronously or Tube later

This FREE event offers webinars with internationally recognized experts, project ideas, highlights from local pollinator support activities from around the world, pollinator themed entertainment and more!

To find out more and to register, go to: Pollinator Power Party


*Electric Power Research Institute

Spring Native Plant Sales

WHEN: Friday & Saturday, June 2 & 3
WHERE: 1651 Bretton Drive N, Rochester Hills, MI

Go to to preorder your native plants

About Wild Ones:

Wild Ones, Native Plants, Natural Landscapes, is a national non-profit organization that informs and teaches people how to use native plants in their landscapes. Wild Ones distinguishes itself from other garden organizations by encouraging gardening with native plants and moving away from the use of chemicals, watering, excessive mowing and other practices commonly used by traditional gardeners.

North Oakland Wild Ones Invites you to join:

Support Wild Ones educational programs by joining our organization, come to their informational and insprining workshops, presentations and garden tours. Your $40 membership fee is also a tax-deductible donation.

Become a new member? or Renew your membership today!