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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July 2019

Food Forest Workday!

July 19 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2019

Food Forest, 701 Lincoln Ave
Normal, IL 61761 United States
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Free

The Refuge Food Forest is a 1-acre organic planting of nuts, berries, fruit trees, and more! The food is free and available for all, but it does take quite a bit of volunteer work to keep the site in good condition. Work will include weeding, mulching, pruning, and more! Tools are available, and we have some gloves, but you are strongly encouraged to bring your own gloves just in case. And if you have a weeding tool that you love,…

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Food Forest Workday!

July 26 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2019

Food Forest, 701 Lincoln Ave
Normal, IL 61761 United States
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Free

The Refuge Food Forest is a 1-acre organic planting of nuts, berries, fruit trees, and more! The food is free and available for all, but it does take quite a bit of volunteer work to keep the site in good condition. Work will include weeding, mulching, pruning, and more! Tools are available, and we have some gloves, but you are strongly encouraged to bring your own gloves just in case. And if you have a weeding tool that you love,…

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August 2019

Yard Smart: Eco-Friendly Yard Maintenance

August 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mennonite Church of Normal, 805 S. Cottage Avenue
Normal, IL 61761 United States
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Free

Learn how using Yard Smart gardening and lawn care practices can reduce negative impacts on the environment and produce beautiful and bountiful gardens that work with instead of against nature. Yard Smart is part of the Ecology Action Center’s Clean Water Program and recognizes local homeowners who use ecologically–sustainable practices in their yard to the benefit of the whole community. Presenter Bio: Larissa Armstrong has worked for the Ecology Action Center since the fall of 2010 when she was hired…

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