Monarch Mania, an educational event featuring topics on our iconic Monarch Butterflies and other pollinators, returns to Crystal Lake’s Main Beach on Sunday, August 14, 2022. The doors will be open from 12;30pm to 4pm. Learn how you can help increase the numbers of Monarchs by providing food for them […]
The WPPC is proud to have been listed as a resource with the Homegrown National Park project. The Resource feature is a recent addition. https://homegrownnationalpark.org/resources Scroll down the Resource page to see the listings of nonprofits and businesses that support the effort to build out native landscapes. You can also […]
Two members of the Wildflower Preservation and Propagation Committee of McHenry County (WPPC) are presenting a virtual evening program titled "Native Landscaping For Your Home" on March 30, 2021 at 6:30 P.M.
Chicago Living Corridors The November webinar for Chicago Living Corridors will be Wednesday, November 11, 2020, at 7:00 pm. The presenter will be Ders Anderson, who will share “Unexpected Pleasures: What our restored habit taught us”. Ders has served as the Greenways Director for Openlands for 25 years, focused […]
The next Chicago Living Corridors webinar will be on October 14, 2020 at 7:00 pm. Landscaping for Birds will be presented by Lisa Maier, who has been active with WPPC’s mentoring group for several years and is an experienced birder, (officer of McHenry County Audubon). She will be sharing her […]
Join us at 7:00 pm, on September 23 for our next webinar: “The Native Bumble Bees in Your Own Backyard: Reflections of a Backyard Bee Chaser”. Our presenter will be Brandie Dunn, who has merged her love of native habitat and bumble bees with an interest in photography to highlight […]
Identifying and Controlling Invasive Plants will be the next Chicago Living Corridors webinar on August 12 at 7:00 pm. Presenter will be Peggy Simonsen, board member of Chicago Living Corridors and former president of Citizens for Conservation. It is important to control invasive plants, as they crowd out our native species. […]