Saturday, February 8 • Buckthorn & Bonfires — Join GLC staff and volunteers for a first look at the GLC’s new Bromley Woods preserve in LaGrange where we will be cutting invasive buckthorn and using it to build a bonfire in the oak savanna on Saturday, February 8 from 9 a.m. until noon. Bring work gloves and we will provide tools and hot chocolate. The property is located just east of Highway 12 at W5838 Greening Road in LaGrange. This spectacular oak forest and kettle pond is home to a broad range of wildlife and contains a well-developed trail system. For more information or to sign up, contact Kiera Theys at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, February 21 • Audubon Certification for golf course owners at Lake Lawn with Frank Thomas of Audubon International.
Tuesday, March 3 • Conservation@Home — “Tuesdays at 2” at the Geneva Lake Museum — Jim Kleinwachter from The Conservation Foundation and Karen Yancey from the Geneva Lake Conservancy will provide information on how to make your home and property more ecologically healthy with the new Conservation@Home program. The program encourages environmentally friendly practices and certifies those that meet most of the criteria. The Conservancy’s new Conservation@Home program will also focus on reducing homeowner’s use of phosphorus and chloride to protects our lakes and watersheds.
Friday, April 17 • Spring Luncheon — at Lake Geneva Country Club. Leslie Goddard portrays Rachel Carson as she discusses her childhood love for the living world, her passion for writing, and her work to awaken the world to the beauty and fragility of nature.
Wednesday, April 22 • Earth Day Event — Planting native plants with school groups at Rohner Park
Saturday, May 9 • Bird Walk — Partner with Lakeland Audubon Society at Bromley Woods
June 15 — August 15 • Helen Rohner Children’s Fishing Park Classes — Tuesday fishing classes and Friday story time classes
Friday, July 3 • Butterfly Man at Helen Rohner Children’s Fishing Park
Friday, July 10 — Friday, August 7 • Yoga in the Yard for adults and children
TBD • Dinner on the Prairie
August/September • Heritage Oak Contest & Oak Tree Sales
September TBD • Hackmatack Bike Ride
Saturday, September 26 • Hackmatack Seed Harvest with Kettle Moraine Land Trust
October TBD • Fall Fundraising Event
Saturday, December 5 • Holly Ball
Saturday, December 12 • Conservancy Annual Meeting at Horticultural Hall
December TBD • Winter Solstice Celebration at White River County Park