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Bringing Nature To Your Yard

2024-05-29 19:00:00 2024-05-29 20:00:00 America/Chicago Bringing Nature To Your Yard Learn how to make your yard more eco-friendly using native plants with members of The Conservation Foundation. Receive a native plant guide and learn what plants will attract pollinators and birds. Downers Grove Public Library - Meeting Room Both (Max Capacity 100)

Wednesday, May 29
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-05-29 19:00:00 2024-05-29 20:00:00 America/Chicago Bringing Nature To Your Yard Learn how to make your yard more eco-friendly using native plants with members of The Conservation Foundation. Receive a native plant guide and learn what plants will attract pollinators and birds. Downers Grove Public Library - Meeting Room Both (Max Capacity 100)

Downers Grove Public Library

Meeting Room Both (Max Capacity 100)

Learn how to make your yard more eco-friendly using native plants with members of The Conservation Foundation. Receive a native plant guide and learn what plants will attract pollinators and birds.

This Conservation @ Home program is all about creating more eco-friendly yards! The “typical” yard can easily be improved to help reduce water run-off, increase wildlife habitat, and improve the soil. The benefits of improving the environment are many including, reducing your water use, creating more area for birds and butterflies, reducing chemical use, less lawn mowing, and learning about invasive species that may need to be controlled in your yard. This education program will cover a variety of techniques for transforming your yard, including the use of Rain Barrels, Rain Gardens, and the selection and use of native plants to solve yard problems. Native plants grow naturally and need no watering or fertilizers once established. Native plants thrive on their own and do well, even during drought conditions. Their deep roots hold the soil, allow water to filter down deep into the ground where it belongs and, because they “evolved” here, they attract dozens of species of beneficial wildlife such as butterflies and songbirds.

Participants will receive a butterfly attraction and identification pamphlet, and native plant guide.

The Conservation Foundation is a private, not-for-profit land and watershed conservation organization based in Naperville. Its mission is to enhance the quality of life by preserving open space, protecting natural lands and improving rivers and watersheds. Nearly 4,000 members and over 500 volunteers support this mission in DuPage, Kane, Kendall and Will Counties.

Contact the Adult and Teen Services Desk at ATS@dglibrary.org or call (630) 960-1200 with questions.

AGE GROUP: | Seniors | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Lectures | In-Person Program |

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