Posts Categorized: Meeting

Hometown Habitat Movie Featuring Doug Tallamy

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“Hometown Habitat,” is a 90-minute environmental, education documentary focused on showing how and why native plants are critical to the survival and vitality of local ecosystems. Featured is entomologist, Doug Tallamy, whose research, books and lectures on the misuse of non-native plants in landscaping sound the alarm about habitat and species loss. Tallamy provides the… Read more »

From Beach to Beach

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On Thursday, July 21 and Saturday July 23, we will be having an exciting two day event.  At 7:00 PM on the evening of Thursday, July 21, we will meet at Hawthorne Hill Nature Center (28 Brookside Drive, Elgin) to hear the presentation:  FROM BEACH TO BEECH: the sand dunes of Lake Michigan by Naturalist Jack Shouba. The sand… Read more »

The Exciting World of Dragonflies and Damselflies

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Discover the exciting world and dragonflies and damselflies and learn about the Master Naturalist program sponsored by the University of Illinois Extension. Join us for our next meeting on Thursday, March 24 at 7:00 PM at Christ the Lord Lutheran Church, 12N462 Tina Trail, Elgin. Sarah Fellerer, program coordinator for the University of Illinois Extension Master Naturalist… Read more »

Annual Holiday Potluck and Officer Elections

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Please join Northern Kane County Wild Ones for our holiday potluck on Thursday, December 3rd at 7:00 PM at Christ the Lord Lutheran Church:  12N462 Tina Trail, Elgin, IL. This will be a great time to look back on our wonderful year and enjoy the company of our fellow Kane County Wild Ones friends. To ensure we… Read more »

Native Bees and Other Pollinators with Ronald Blauwkamp

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Learn the difference between honeybees and our native bees at the monthly meeting of Northern Kane County Wild Ones on Thursday, October 22, at 7:00 PM at Christ the Lord Lutheran Church, 12N462 Tina Trail in Elgin, Il. This month we welcome Ronald Blauwkamp who will highlight differences between honeybees and our native bees. Both gardeners and non-gardeners… Read more »

Monarch Butterfly’s Life Cycle and Habitat

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On July 23, 2015 Zoe Mei and Olivia Rose Rudd will be presenting on the Monarch Butterfly’s life cycle, how to raise Monarch butterflies, and how to create a butterfly-friendly habitat in an hour long presentation. They have raised thousands of butterflies since 2006 and are very happy to be sharing their accumulated knowledge with others who… Read more »