Calendar of Events

 

Tuesday, 9/04/18  Bird Brains? New Research Presents Fascinating Evidence of Avian Intelligence 

 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm

Fremont Public Library

1170 North Midlothian Rd. Mundelein, IL 60060

Speaker: Emma England

Nature photographer and Audubon member Emma England, will present a program centered on some of the new studies illustrating the incredible mental capabilities of birds. Using photos, film clips, and information from scientific reports and recently published books, she will provide some examples of the amazing abilities of crows, parrots and other birds. The skillful use of tools among some bird species and the creativity exhibited by other species in puzzle solving will be discussed. Emma has had great interest in this topic and has followed the research for many years. 

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Tuesday, 10/02/18  Exploring the Dixon Prairie at Chicago Botanic Garden 

 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm  

 Fremont Public Library

1170 North Midlothian Rd  Mundelein, IL 60060

Speaker: Joan O’Shaughnessy

Six native plant communities, that are a part of the prairie mosaic in northeastern Illinois, comprise the 15-acre Dixon prairie at the Chicago Botanic.  Joan’s presentation will focus on the Dixon prairie’s development and some of the successes and challenges of creating these plant communities on engineered soils.  

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Saturday, 11/10/18 

2018 Native Landscaping Conference

Pollinators in Crisis: An Intervention Using Native Landscaping  Click here for full conference information, including program schedule, plus Online and Mail in registration links.

 

 

 

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Our monthly meetings take place at Fremont Public Library located in Mundelein, Illinois, usually on the 1st Tuesday of each month. Any meeting day changes are always indicated in red on the specific meeting program page. 

 

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