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Start your prep now for native plant gardens

Are you thinking about converting a lawn or garden area to native plants to attract pollinators and birds into your landscape?

This time of year, questions about preparing a garden for native plants are at an all-time high. Gardeners are learning that native plants attract pollinators, butterflies and birds to their gardens, and once established, their […]

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 […]

Get free tickets to One Earth Film Fest

Watch the latest films on environmental social justice, waste, recycling, clean energy and food, including Kiss the Ground, at the free virtual One Earth Film Festival from March 5 – 14.

The One Earth Film Festival will feature:

Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth (Ages 3 to 10+), 11 a.m. CST, Saturday, March […]

This Valentine’s Day, plant a tree or a forest

Are you searching for a truly green gift for your Valentine this year? Consider giving a tree, or help plant a forest.

For many, Valentine’s Day is a time for giving bouquets of flowers or roses by the dozen. The National Retail Federation estimates Americans will order more than $1.9 billion in flowers for the day. But for […]

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 […]

February 9th, 2021|Advocacy, Birds, Climate Change, Conservation, COVID-19, Environmental impact, Event, Get involved, Nature, Resilience, Restorative, Sustainability, Wildlife|Comments Off on Volunteer for Great Backyard Bird Count