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.
Noted Ecologist and Author to Speak at Heartland Community College Douglas Tallamy, noted ecologist and author, will speak in the Astroth Auditorium (in the Astroth Community Education Center) at Heartland Community College in Normal, IL, Tuesday, April 24, at 7:00 pm. His presentation, “Creating Living Landscapes,” will focus on how we can restore the full, dynamic vibrancy of nature to our gardens and public spaces. Dr. Tallamy’s talk is sponsored by Illinois Prairie Wild Ones, and is free and open…Find out more »
Do you want to attract more birds to your yard and help to support them? This program will introduce the well-known and desirable local birds that people strive to bring to their yards and the native plants that produce food, habitat, or protection for them. Information will also be provided on which native plants best support the specific feeding requirements (seeds, nectar, and/or insects) of these different bird species. Presenter Bio: Barry Lake grew up in South Central Michigan with…Find out more »
Purchase plants for enhancing or creating a Butterfly Garden, Hummingbird Garden, Drought-tolerant Garden, Rain Garden, Shade Garden, or an Urban Garden (plants under 3 feet). Proceeds from the sale help the chapter fund our Wild Forever Grant Program and our monthly educational programming. Members get a discount on all plants. Join Wild Ones the day of the plant sale to receive the member discount. A tentative list of plants we hope to have available at our 2018 Native Plant Sale…Find out more »