Organic Transition Learning Day

Marengo Park District 825 Indian Oaks Trail, Marengo, IL

Join Bob Haraden on his farm to see and hear about his family’s journey growing food-grade soybeans on McHenry County Conservation District-owned land, while also transitioning this and other parcels to organic production. As we rapidly enter a great land transition era, listen and learn about some of the barriers and innovative solutions farmers and […]

$5

Learning Circle for Women Farmland Owners

Soulful Prairies 4706 Alden Rd., Woodstock, IL

Do you own or manage farmland? If so, you are invited to participate in a discussion about conservation practices to improve the health and productivity of your land. This informal meeting will give you new ideas about how to manage the land you own and love. This Learning Circle will focus on topics such as […]

Free

Fall Sustainability Sale Pickup

McHenry County Soil and Water District 2222 Dean St., Woodstock, IL

Pick up your previously ordered native plants, trees and shrubs, and browse our selection of plants available for purchase!

Fall Sustainability Sale Pickup

McHenry County Soil and Water District 2222 Dean St., Woodstock, IL

Pick up your previously ordered native plants, trees and shrubs, and browse our selection of plants available for purchase!

Learning Circle for Women Farmland Owners

McHenry County College Center for Agrarian Learning 8900 US 14, Crystal Lake

Do you own or manage farmland? If so, you are invited to participate in a discussion about conservation practices to improve the health and productivity of your land. This informal meeting will give you new ideas about how to manage the land you own and love. This Learning Circle will focus on topics like agricultural […]

Free

How to Collect and Sow Your Native Plant Seeds Webinar

Use those seeds! Join Sarah Michehl from TLC for tips and tricks on how to collect and sow your native plant seeds. This webinar will cover basic seed identification, collection methods and timelines, and tips on how to sow them. Our habitats need all the native plant help they can get, so let’s put those […]

Free

Beginner’s Chainsaw Training

Hennen Conservation Area 4622 Dean St., Woodstock, IL

Want to learn to how to use a chainsaw, but don’t know how to get started? Join The Land Conservancy’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 be introduced to protective equipment, basic chainsaw maintenance, and the development of technique […]

$35 – $50

Fall Celebration and Memorial Oak Planting

Boloria Meadows 7219 Millburne Ct., Bull Valley, IL

Did you purchase an oak tree for the fall planting? The planting will take place on Oct. 8 at Boloria Meadows Nature Preserve in Bull Valley. You may choose to plant your tree or have it planted by TLC staff and volunteers. All holes will be pre-dug. Your donated memorial/celebration tree will add health to […]

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, savannas and wet habitats. Beginners are encouraged to join landowners to collect native plant seed at an assigned site. An […]

Free

Howl at the Wolf Oak

Wolf Oak Woods 9016 IL Route 120, Woodstock, IL

Enjoy s’mores around a bonfire, delicious chili, a guided hike and family nature activities! Come spend an evening in the company of a 300-plus year-old oak tree and learn more about the history of this interesting site that has been preserved for life by TLC. It’s a great way to meet like-minded nature folks in […]

Free

Art of the Land art show and fundraiser

The Starline Factory 306 W. Front St., Harvard, IL

Art of the Land is one of TLC's biggest fundraisers of the year, and celebrates the beauty of nature and open spaces. This juried event features the works of regional artists and artisans who draw their inspiration from the local landscape. The event includes artwork, artisan items, nature photography contest, live music, appetizers, raffle prizes […]

$10 – $20

Art of the Land art show and fundraiser

The Starline Factory 306 W. Front St., Harvard, IL

Art of the Land is one of TLC's biggest fundraisers of the year, and celebrates the beauty of nature and open spaces. This juried event features the works of regional artists and artisans who draw their inspiration from the local landscape. The event includes artwork, artisan items, nature photography contest, live mushttps://conservemc.org/art-of-the-land-fundraiser/ic, appetizers, raffle prizes […]

$10 – $20

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