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Posted by Ron Wolford -

1. BUGS 2007
2. Another Neighborspace Position - Land Research and Conservation
3. Morton Arboretum Job - Horticulturist Position
4. Events for 2007 Request


1. Building Urban Gardens (BUGs)

Saturdays, January 27 - March 24, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Garfield Park Conservatory 300 N Central Park (3600 West)

A hands-on survey gardening course that is committed to educating gardeners on ecological, inexpensive, and creative ways of making Chicagoland's green spaces thrive. This exciting eight-week, hands-on course covers topics such as design, soil and compost, annuals and vegetables, trees, container gardening and more! $100 for 8 weeks. Sponsored by Openlands.

Contact Julie Samuels at 312/863-6256 or jsamuels@openlands.org to register or for more information.


2. We will be seeking to fill the Land Research & Conservation position fairly quickly and will begin posting the announcement on various websites. If you have any questions about the position, please don't hesitate to contact me directly.

Mary Jo Schnell
Executive Director
NeighborSpace
mjschnell@neighbor-space.org

3. Position for a Horticulturist at Morton Arboretum:: http://www.mortonarb.org/jobs/employment_cg_hortt.htm

4. Please send us your events for 2007. We are making another calendar/ newsletter for 2007. Don't forget the date, location, and title. These can be sent to Renee Chester at chesterr@fotp.org



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