BN GREEN EVENTS is a free community calendar provided by the Ecology Action Center to promote environmental classes, workshops, presentations, and more within the the Bloomington-Normal area.  Submit your event using the public submission form.  Inclusion of events within the BN Green Events Calendar does not constitute endorsement by the Ecology Action Center.

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JWP Audubon Bird Walk

Ewing Park II 1001 Ethell ParkwayBloomington,

Join the local chapter of the JWP Audubon Society for a bird walk at Ewing Park in Bloomington! You don't have to be a "birder," you just have to like taking a nice walk outside with nice people. We are moving into the exciting season of fall migration, when birds … Continue reading

Free

Compost Workshop – Online

A Zoom link will be provided IL

This workshop will cover the basics of backyard composting with or without a bin, and what you need to know to avoid spreading invasive jumping worms when you spread compost. You'll learn basic techniques to build the pile, what materials to include, and what to do with compostable materials that … Continue reading

Compost Workshop @ EAC office

Ecology Action Center 202 W College Ave, Normal, IL

This workshop will cover the basics of backyard composting with or without a bin, and what you need to know to avoid spreading invasive jumping worms when you spread compost. You'll learn basic techniques to build the pile, what materials to include, and what to do with compostable materials that … Continue reading

Storm Drain Stenciling – Volunteer Opportunity

Bloomington and Normal

Our water supply needs your help! Join us to stencil "Drains to Stream - Keep it Clean!" at neighborhood storm drains and distribute informational door hangers, to let residents know how important it is to keep storm drains clear and keep pollutants out of our water! A minimum of 5 … Continue reading

Rain Barrel Workshop @ EAC office

Ecology Action Center 202 W College Ave, Normal, IL

See how our EAC rain barrels are built, and get to know some of the unique features we've incorporated into our design. Learn how to locate, install, and set up your rain barrel, and how to keep it in great condition and doing a great job all season. We'll also … Continue reading

Sugar Creek Stewards Workday

IL

Come join us for our August workday along Sugar Creek! We need help improving Sugar Creek in designated areas throughout Bloomington and Normal, by clearing invasive plant species and managing the non-invasive plants. COVID-19 Protocol: Per CDC guidelines, vaccinated individuals do not need to wear masks when engaging in outdoor … Continue reading

JWP Audubon Bird Walk

Ewing Park II 1001 Ethell ParkwayBloomington,

Join the local chapter of the JWP Audubon Society for a bird walk at Ewing Park in Bloomington! You don't have to be a "birder," you just have to like taking a nice walk outside with nice people. We are moving into the exciting season of fall migration, when birds … Continue reading

Free

Compost Workshop – Online

A Zoom link will be provided IL

This workshop will cover the basics of backyard composting with or without a bin, and what you need to know to avoid spreading invasive jumping worms when you spread compost. You'll learn basic techniques to build the pile, what materials to include, and what to do with compostable materials that … Continue reading

Compost Workshop @ EAC Office

Ecology Action Center 202 W College Ave, Normal, IL

This workshop will cover the basics of backyard composting with or without a bin, and what you need to know to avoid spreading invasive jumping worms when you spread compost. You'll learn basic techniques to build the pile, what materials to include, and what to do with compostable materials that … Continue reading

Rain Barrel Workshop @ EAC office

Ecology Action Center 202 W College Ave, Normal, IL

See how our EAC rain barrels are built, and get to know some of the unique features we've incorporated into our design. Learn how to locate, install, and set up your rain barrel, and how to keep it in great condition and doing a great job all season. We'll also … Continue reading

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