Save the Date for…
23rd annual Natural Landscaping Seminar
Saturday, February 28, 2015
8:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
McHenry County College Conference Center
Dr. Gerould Wilhelm: “Consilience, Concinnity, and The Way”
Co-Author of the definitive Plants of the Chicago Region Director of Research, Conservation Research Institute
Doug Taron: “Butterflies of the American Prairie”
Ph.D. Curator of Biology and Vice President of Research and Conservation The Chicago Academy of Sciences and its Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
Jim Kleinwachter: “Conservation at Home—The McHenry County Kick-off!”
Land Protection Specialist and Conservation@Home Program Manager, The Conservation Foundation
Seminar registration forms will be available on-line in early January.
Educators — 2015 Outdoor Classroom Grant applications are now being accepted through January 9. View details »
The Wildflower Preservation and Propagation Committee is a non-profit organization dedicated to:
- Promoting the use of native plants in the landscape through preservation, propagation, and education
- Advocating the conservation of open space, natural landscapes, wildlife habitat,
scenic resources, and water in McHenry County and neighboring areas for the benefit of the general public
- Engaging in and otherwise promoting the scientific study of and educating the public regarding local natural resources
There are a number of programs that we put on annually to promote these ideals.
Please join us for one of our events: