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Register NOW for:

26th annual Natural Landscaping Seminar

Saturday, February 24, 2018
8:00 am to
3:45 pm
McHenry County College Luecht Conference Center
8900 US Route 14, Crystal Lake, IL

“Design for Habitat”


Andy Stahr “Habitat Makeover: Assessing Residential Landscapes for Habitat Value”
Professional Landscape Architect, Principal at ecology+vision, llc

Neil Diboll “The American Garden — A Life or Death Situation”
Prairie Ecologist, Landscape Designer, President of Prairie Nursery, Inc.

“Endangered Beauty” A slide presentation by photographer Carol Freeman

Robert Jean, PhD “Bees of the Midwest: An intro to Native Bees and How to Attract Them” Senior Entomologist for Environmental Solutions & Innovations, Inc.

Trish Beckjord “Making an Attractive Native Garden: Design Precepts & Principles”
Registered Landscape Architect

Seminar cost: $30 Early bird (postmarked by Feb. 11), $35 in advance, $40 at door. Fee includes buffet lunch. Download the registration form. 

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.
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