Yonder Prairie Restoration Workday

Yonder Prairie 1100 S. Rose Farm Rd., Woodstock, IL

Would you like to get outside, meet new people and do something great for our local environment? Here's how you can help: Volunteers assist with cutting, stacking and burning invasive brush to allow native trees and plants to grow! Please bring a mask and a pair of work gloves if you have them and wear […]

How to Collect and Sow Your Native Plant Seeds Webinar

Webinar

Use those seeds! Join Sarah Michehl from The Land Conservancy of McHenry County for tips and tricks on how to collect and sow your native plant seeds. We will cover basic seed identification, collection methods and timelines, and tips on how to sow. Our habitats need all the native plant help they can get, so […]

Free

Pollinator Friendly Garden Cleanup Webinar

Webinar

Join Sarah from TLC to learn some simple techniques for preparing your native plant garden for winter while continuing to support pollinators and birds throughout the upcoming fall and winter seasons. You’ll also learn about the [email protected] program! Please register here. 

Free

Wolf Oak Workday

9100 Route 120 Woodstock IL 60098 9100 IL Route 120, Woodstock, IL

Would you like to get outside, meet new people and do something great for our local environment? Here's how you can help: Volunteers assist with cutting, stacking and burning invasive brush to allow native trees and plants to grow! Please bring a pair of work gloves if you have them and wear sturdy boots or […]

Wednesday Walk at Wolf Oak Woods

9100 Route 120 Woodstock IL 60098 9100 IL Route 120, Woodstock, IL

Oaks are the keystone species in McHenry County, playing an essential role in the health and survival of hundreds of species of butterflies and moths as well as many of the birds we know and love. Join this series of hikes to explore the cultural and ecological lessons these ancient residents of our community have […]

Free

Wednesday Walk at Ryder’s Woods

Ryder's Woods 750 Kimball Ave., Woodstock, IL

Oaks are the keystone species in McHenry County, playing an essential role in the health and survival of hundreds of species of butterflies and moths as well as many of the birds we know and love. Join this series of hikes to explore the cultural and ecological lessons these ancient residents of our community have […]

Free

Beginner’s Chainsaw Training

Hennen Conservation Area 4622 Dean St., Woodstock, IL

Want to learn to chainsaw, but don’t know how to get started? Join TLC’s Ecologist, Megan Oropeza and Natural Land Institute’s Director of Stewardship, Zach Grycan, to learn the basics in a hands-on way. Participants will learn about protective equipment, basic chainsaw maintenance, and the development of technique to safely fell a tree and cut […]

$35 – $50

Wolf Oak Workday

9100 Route 120 Woodstock IL 60098 9100 IL Route 120, Woodstock, IL

Would you like to get outside, meet new people and do something great for our local environment? Here's how you can help: Volunteers assist with cutting, stacking and burning invasive brush to allow native trees and plants to grow! Please bring a pair of work gloves if you have them and wear sturdy boots or […]

Wednesday Walk at Boloria Meadows

Boloria Meadows 7219 Millburne Ct., Bull Valley, IL

Oaks are the keystone species in McHenry County, playing an essential role in the health and survival of hundreds of species of butterflies and moths as well as many of the birds we know and love. Join this series of hikes to explore the cultural and ecological lessons these ancient residents of our community have […]

Free

Seed Sharing Day

Open to TLC members, Seed Sharing Day is an annual event organized by TLC and hosted by a number of landowners. This is an opportunity for people to collect and share native seed for their prairie, savanna and wet habitats. Beginners are encouraged to join landowners to collect native plant seed. An area of pre-collected, labelled […]

Free

Wednesday Walk at Irish Oaks Nature Preserve

Irish Oaks Nature Preserve 19019 Lincoln Rd., Harvard, IL

Oaks are the keystone species in McHenry County, playing an essential role in the health and survival of hundreds of species of butterflies and moths as well as many of the birds we know and love. Join this series of hikes to explore the cultural and ecological lessons these ancient residents of our community have […]

Free

Common Ground Gathering

Soulful Prairies 4706 Alden Rd., Woodstock, IL

Connecting farmers and landowners is the reason why Common Ground Gathering was formed. Now in its fifth year, the event brings together people interested in producing healthy food that is grown in a way that’s healthy for the earth. Whether you are currently farming or dream of being a farmer, or you have some land […]

$10

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