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Prep for spring at Native Plant Expo & Sale

Meet the native plant experts who can help you get your garden started, and find the plants you need at the Native Plants: Ask the Experts Expo on Saturday, March 13.

This free outdoor event features educational stations with native plant and landscape design experts and a native plant sale. Naturalists at the Burr Oak Woods Conservation […]

Volunteer for Great Backyard Bird Count

Amateur and expert bird watchers of all ages can help track birds as part of the annual nationwide Great Backyard Bird Count, February 12-15.

To find bird count events across the country, go to Great Backyard Bird Count for a location near you. Volunteers from around the world count the birds they see for at least […]

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Keep warm & save on your energy bills

From weather-stripping windows to using the right light bulbs, these smart and simple tips can help keep your family cozy and your energy costs low.

While Americans continue to take precautions to manage the spread of COVID-19, many people will be spending even more time at home during colder months. As a result, households may be […]

Find 7 ways to improve indoor air quality

When winter’s chill forces us indoors more than usual, the risk of exposure to air pollutants, including COVID-19  virus particles, can be significantly higher than when we are outside.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that 72 percent of chemical exposures in the average individual comes from inside the home. So, when you are spending more […]

Try “winter sowing” to start your garden now

Even in the bitter cold months of winter, you can start planting your spring garden outside using these ideas for homemade, mini greenhouses made from recycled containers.

Winter sowing is a method of starting seeds early in homemade, mini greenhouses made from empty milk jugs. The process is inexpensive, uses recycled materials, requires no electricity, produces […]