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July 2024

Jul
2

Snakes of Illinois: Friend or Foe

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2024
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Fremont Public Library, 1170 North Midlothian Road, Mundelein, IL, 60060 Map
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Forty species of snakes inhabit Illinois, dwelling in forests, grasslands, marshes, swamps and streams. Some species are quite common, while others are very rare. These reptiles are solitary predators that eat a variety of prey. Learn about the role snakes play in our lives with U of I Extension Educator, Jesse Davis. 

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August 2024

Aug
6

The Battle Against Buckthorn and Its Buddies

Tuesday, August 6th, 2024
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Fremont Public Library, 1170 North Midlothian Road, Mundelein, IL, 60060 Map
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Do you want some practical tips on how to rid your property of invasive plant species such as buckthorn, honeysuckle, and garlic mustard? Join Sarah Michehl, Community Ecologist with The Land Conservancy of McHenry County, to learn how to control these non-native bullies in your landscape. Native plant replacement recommendations will also be discussed.

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September 2024

Sep
3

There's an App or Online Resource for That!

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2024
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Fremont Public Library, 1170 North Midlothian Road, Mundelein, IL, 60060 Map
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This program will introduce a number of Apps and digital resources that can assist the user in creating beautiful environmentally valuable spaces that welcome wildlife while avoiding the harmful chemicals and polluting practices required for the American lawn. Whether you are new to native gardening or an experienced veteran, there are resources to help you.

Speakers: Sandy Washburn and Matt Tobin

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