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Backyard Conservation

Make a difference in your own backyard with simple ideas that have a big impact on the planet. Learn how you can have an attractive, functional, outdoor space that your family--as well as the birds and the butterflies--can enjoy.

Whether you want to create a beautiful butterfly garden, enjoy nature’s changing cast of characters outside your window, or save water through smart planting choices, this class will show you different ways you can contribute to a healthy environment in your own beautiful backyard.

Go home with a free native plant guide so you can choose great plants that will help you conserve water and provide habitat for beneficial wildlife. Find out ways to get hands-on help, including a yard visit from Conservation@Home experts, and where to find all the resources you need to get your projects done.

Conservation starts at home, and it’s easier than you think!

Instructor: Jim Kleinwachter, conservation manager at The Conservation Foundation
Notes: Limit 25
 

Course number: 
N162
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: 

Thursday, March 15, 2018, 7:00 to 9:30 p.m.
Cudahy Room, Administration Building

FEES AND ADMISSION: 

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

$29.00 members
$34.00 nonmembers
REGISTRATION INFORMATION: 

ONLINE: REGISTER NOW
CALL: 630-719-2468 (or to be waitlisted)
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.