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Thursday April 1 3:00am - Thursday April 22 4:00pm CDT
April is Earth Month, and since we can’t gather for our traditional large Earth Day Benefit Dinner in person, we’re lighting up all of April with a mix of in-person and virtual celebrations and inspirations culminating in Earth Day Benefit LIVE! on April 22nd, Earth Day......More
Wednesday April 14 8:00am - 9:00am CDT
Learn how you can use kitchen scraps and yard waste to create rich, beautiful compost for use in your garden! We will discuss the different types of compost bins, what goes in them, and how to maintain them. We will also cover worm bins (vermicomposting)! Thank You To ......More
Sunday April 18 9:00am - 11:00am CDT
Young Ladies and Gentlemen, Start your Seeds! Have you ever wanted to grow your own garden but didn’t know how to start? Learn step by step how to plan for, start and take care of seedlings while learning about the role flowers and seeds play in keeping nature and kids......More
Monday April 19 7:00am - 8:00am CDT
Do you know where your food comes from? We do! Enjoy a Facebook Live tour of McDonald Farm with Farm Manager Jason Halm at Noon on Monday, April 19th, and learn about Green Earth Harvest, The Conservation Foundation’s organic vegetable farming operation. From seeds to y......More
Tuesday April 20 2:00pm - 4:00pm CDT
The Conservation Foundation’s NextGen Council presentsEarth Day Benefit Trivia Night!Test your nature knowledge and pop trivia skills during this virtual event. Teams of 6 will complete for cool prizes and bragging rights through five rounds of questions.Not sure of an ......More
Wednesday April 21 8:00am - 9:00am CDT
Let’s take a look at what all of us as residents can do to protect local water quality as we celebrate Earth Month and this remarkable planet that sustains us all! This program is sponsored in partnership with DuPage County Stormwater Management.
Thursday April 22 1:00pm - 4:00pm CDT
Our Earth Day Benefit Month-Long Festival will reach its crescendo at Earth Day Benefit LIVE! on April 22nd, 6pm to 9pm. Gather with us in-person or from around your own fire pit or living room, however you are most comfortable! We have a limited number of in person ......More
Sunday April 25 8:00am - 11:00am CDT
Join Glen Ellyn’s Earth Day Symposium to hear from professionals in the area about Conservation in Our Community. Our very own TCF staff members will be presenting at the event and you won’t want to miss it. There will webinars throughout the event that will have inform......More
Tuesday April 27 2:00pm - 3:00pm CDT
Have any questions about Conservation@Home or getting certified? Come to our Q&A with Jim Kleinwachter, the Conservation@Home Program Manager. Learn more about gardening for wildlife and using native plants to solve water issues.
Wednesday April 28 8:00am - 9:00am CDT
This two-part program will tell you about the “Operation Pollination” project aimed at restoring pollinator habitat, as well as take you on a trip along the I&M Canal – a National Heritage Area in Chicagoland. Thank You To This Webinar’s Sponsor:
Friday April 30 3:00am - Sunday May 2 1:00pm CDT
Our greenhouses are bursting with a wide variety of organic vegetable and herb seedlings grown here at McDonald Farm by our Green Earth Harvest farmers, and our native plant growers have reserved our favorite native perennials, grasses, trees, and shrubs for your shoppi......More