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 […]
Learn about the value of native plants for the environment and wildlife. Emphasis will be on the role that homeowners can play in providing native habitat, as the populations of pollinators, birds, and other wildlife have declined seriously in recent years.
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. […]
The next webinar for Chicago Living Corridors is scheduled for July 22 at 7:00 pm CST. Debbie Groat of the Wildflower Preservation and Propagation Committee will provide an Intimate Look at the Life Cycle of the Monarch Butterfly. Please register at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7250998117684836880 The WPPC is a founding member of Chicago Living […]