Posts tagged with "ecology"

Posted by daccurso on 03/28/10
Date and time: Tuesday, April 13, 7 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room Dennis Paige, an expert on native landscaping, will show you how to introduce your landscape to an unfolding range of colorful native prairie, woodland and wetland trees, shrubs, wildflowers, sedge and grasses. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Posted by daccurso on 04/04/11
Tomatoes and peppers and zucchini, oh my! Are you interested in food quality, sustainability and ‘going local’? Join us for a workshop that outlines the latest techniques for successful, productive gardening. A team of Master Gardeners from the University of Illinois Extension Service will guide you through the decision-making process including identifying the best location and garden style, choosing  which crops to plant, and techniques to minimize labor while maximizing yields. A list of resources and a materials kit/planning worksheet will be provided. Participants can sign up for a free, private consultation with a Master Gardener to review their proposed layout and plans. These appointments will be conducted at the Library through the end of May. Cosponsored by the Arlington Heights Garden Club.
Register online or call 847-392-0100.
Date and time: Tuesday, April 12, 7 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room

Posted by daccurso on 03/17/11
Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power & Civilization by Steven Solomon
Learn how water has played a key role in shaping past civilizations and has now become one of the most crucial issues in modern-day society. This book is often described as the best book ever written on the topic of our most precious resource and will have you thinking about its challenges every time you turn on the tap.
This monthly discussion group is focused on issues related to the environment, ecology, conservation, and green living. Attendees do not need to have read the book in order to participate. A limited number of copies are available for checkout.
Date and time: Thursday, March 24, 7 p.m. or Saturday, March 26, 10. a.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
Or call 847-392-0100.