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Wild Foraging Webinar Recording Available Hosted by Midwest Women’s Herbal Featuring Pat Armstrong Recording Available

Wild Foraging: Eat Your Way Through the Seasons: A Conversation with Herbalist, Linda Conroy and Ethnobotanist, Patricia Armstrong Join herbalist Linda Conroy and Ethnobotanist, Wild Ones Greater DuPage Chapter member and co-founder, Patricia Armstrong for a conversation focused on foraging and eating wild edibles through the seasons hosted by Midwest Women’s Herbal on February 14, […] Continue reading "Wild Foraging Webinar Recording Available Hosted by Midwest Women’s Herbal Featuring Pat Armstrong Recording Available"

Controlling Invasive Plants Recording Available

Controlling Invasive Plants Thanks goes out to Chris Evans, Forestry Extension and Research Specialist, University of Illinois for his very informative presentation, Controlling Invasive Species, to our chapter on February 15, 2024. In case you missed this program or would like to watch it again you can click here watch the recording on our YouTube […] Continue reading "Controlling Invasive Plants Recording Available"

Forest Preserve District Of DuPage County Report February 2024

Click here for a list of items discussed at the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County meeting in February of 2024 compiled by Connie Schmidt of the River Prairie Group of the Sierra Club and edited by Wendy Vernon. Here are links to meeting notes from previous meetings: January 2024 Forest Preserve Report December 2023 […] Continue reading "Forest Preserve District Of DuPage County Report February 2024"

Take a Hike: PrairieWalk Pond

My winter visit to PrairieWalk Pond in Lisle was very enjoyable. The location is near the busy intersection of Rt. 53 and Ogden Avenue and although I heard some traffic noise, when you are walking the path, it is very tranquil. The road leading to the parking lot is just north of the intersection of Burlington and Garfield and there are signs for both free and handicapped parking. Continue reading "Take a Hike: PrairieWalk Pond"

2024 Native Plant Sales

Spring is near and it is time to think about planting again! Visit our Native Plants Sale page to see the new 2024 native plant sale dates. We will add more dates as they become available. Also visit our Native Plant Nurseries page to find places to buy true native plants. Continue reading "2024 Native Plant Sales"