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27th Annual
Native Landscaping Seminar

Saturday, February 16, 2019
(NOTE - New weekend than previous years)
8:00 a.m.–3:45 p.m.

McHenry County College, Luecht Conference Center
8900 US Hwy 14, Crystal Lake, IL

Joins us for presentations on natural landscaping using native plants in the garden, their benefits, aesthetics, strategies for use, and support of wildlife.

We will also have exhibits featuring natural gardening services, products, garden art and books.

Register early and save! Download the form.

Check back for Full schedule.
(Wish to exhibit? See our Vendor Guide for details)

Outdoor Classroom Grants

November 1, 2018 - we willl be accepting applications for our Outdoor Classroom Grant program for the benefit of environmental education programs at your school. Our outdoor classroom grant program offers up to 400 native plants to each school.

Application deadline: December 9, 2018. See our Outdoor Classrooms page for more details and to download the grant criteria letter.

Ongoing and Growing...

Garden Mapping Project

The WPPC established the Garden Mapping Project, to further Doug Tallamy's goal of creating habitat corridors. We hope it inspires you to add your garden, large or small, to the map. Learn more about the project and see how many sites are near you...

About Us

The Wildflower Preservation and Propagation Committee is a non-profit organization dedicated to:

There are a number of programs that we put on annually to promote these ideals.
Please join us for one of our events: