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Water Conservation Tips

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Despite a somewhat rainy spring and early summer, it is not uncommon for mid to late summer to be dry in northern Illinois. Often this time of year, some homeowners and local officials start to become more aware of the necessity to conserve water. Even with normal rainfall, conserving water is a good idea and can me...

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Collecting Content and Events for GreenNet Newsletter

Posted by Nancy Kreith -

Hello GreenNet Supporters, I am working on collecting content and events for the GreenNet Aug./Sept. newsletter. Please send me your upcoming calendar of events. Also, please be sure to include any news and/or announcements. DEADLINE Friday, July 25. I would like to feature OneSeedChicago and GPC-County Fair (Sept. 20) in a write-up. SAVE THE D...

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Project Bud Burst

Posted by Nancy Kreith -

GreenNet Supporters, I found a neat project ( Project Bud Burst ) that was encouraging people to grow/monitor together, like OneSeedChicago, but Bud Burst more so records climate changes. We may look at this as a model b/c this p...

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Public Invited to U of I Extension State Master Gardener Conference

Posted by Nancy Kreith -

The public is invited to attend the 2008 University of Illinois Extension State Master Gardener Conference to be held Thursday September 11, 2008 through Saturday September 13, 2008 at the Westin in Lombard Illinois. Join us for a fun-filled, educational experience. This year's conference, "Pathways to a Greener Illinois", will focus on "greening"- looking at ways to conserve resources...

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Exchange Household Hazards for Environmental Resources

Posted by Ron Wolford -

On Saturday, August 9 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Northeastern Illinois University,...

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