Conservation@Home — Learn 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. Click here to register.
Friday, July 3 • Family Day at Helen Rohner Children’s Fishing Park. Print version of the Butterflies at the Park flyer here.
August 29 • Social Distancing Road Rally to GLC Preserves Drive your car – classic or family favorite – through Walworth County scenic countryside to GLC’s 5 new nature preserves. End with a gourmet picnic box dinner at the Fontana Mill House.
August/September • Heritage Oak Contest & Oak Tree Sales
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
Saturday, December 19 • Winter Solstice Celebration at White River County Park
PAST 2020 Events
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 262-275-5700 or email@example.com.
Friday, February 21 • Audubon Certification for golf course owners at Lake Lawn with Frank LaVardera of Audubon International. 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.
Spring Luncheon, April 17, 2020 Cancelled.
Leslie Goddard will portray Rachel Carson at the Conservancy’s 2021 Spring Luncheon. on Friday, April 23. 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.
Earth Day plantings cancelled — Wednesday, April 22 • Earth Day Event — Planting native plants with school groups at Rohner Park
Green Fire showing cancelled — Wednesday, April 22 • Green Fire showing at 1 pm & 7 pm, in partnership with the Geneva Theater.
Saturday, May 16 • Bird Walk — Partner with Lakeland Audubon Society at Bromley Woods
June 15 — August 15 • Cancelled — Helen Rohner Children’s Fishing Park Classes — Tuesday fishing classes and Friday story time classes
Friday, July 10 — Friday, August 7 • Yoga in the Yard Cancelled for adults and children
Friday, July 10 • Cancelled – Dinner on the Prairie