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November 2020

Lend a Hand on the Green Bay Trail

November 7, 2020 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Green Bay Trail & Mary St., Green Bay Trail at Mary St.
Glencoe, IL 60022 United States
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Come out and lend a hand to beautify your Green Bay Trail. We recommend wearing long pants and closed toe shoes. Meet at Mary St.

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February 2021

The Green Bay Trail: From Founding through Restoration

February 10 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
FREE

The Friends of the Green Bay Trail celebrates its tenth anniversary with a review of its beginning as a spontaneous, small scale volunteer effort to remove Buckthorn trees to today’s greatly appreciated healthy habitat. The Friends will share the trail’s history and beautiful images of people enjoying the trail and its plans for the future.This is a Zoom event. Registration Required The Green Bay Trail - Founding to Restoration is a joint program sponsored by the Friends of the Green…

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March 2021

Dig, Sow and Grow

March 10 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Free

Free Virtual program. Registration required. Spring is almost here, and seasoned gardeners know that while it may be too early to get out into the garden, it’s time to start seeds indoors for planting out when the time is right. If you’re planning a vegetable garden, knowing how to start can be daunting. Get practical tips on seed selection, timing for starting them and the tools you’ll need. This is a presentation to “get growing” and harvesting homegrown vegetables. Presented…

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April 2021

A Brief History of Trees in America

April 28 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Free

Free Virtual program. Registration required. From oaks to sugar maples to the American chestnut: trees changed the course of American history. Discover the roles of a few of our favorite trees in building our nation as you remember and celebrate the trees influential in your personal history and your garden. Presented by Cindy Crosby, author, Master Gardener and natural history instructor for the Illinois Master Naturalist’s program and The Morton Arboretum. Cosponsored by the Friends of the Green Bay Trail,…

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May 2021

Lend a Hand on the Green Bay Trail

May 8 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Green Bay Trail at Harbor St., Green Bay Trail and Harbor Street
Glencoe, IL 60022 United States
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Join the Friends for a work day. 9:00 -11:00 am. Meet at the Harbor St. trail entrance. Bring work gloves and dress for the weather and damp trail conditions. Masks required.

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Bird Migration in Chicago

May 12 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Free

Free Virtual program. Registration required. The Chicago region draws a stunning diversity of birds, with roughly 300 species passing through each year on their way to the Arctic or back home to South America.  Learn about bird migration, where you can go to observe them, and how planting native plants can help sustain them. Presented by Daniel Suarez, stewardship program manager for Audubon Great Lakes. Cosponsored by the Glencoe Sustainability Task Force, the Friends of the Green Bay Trail, and the…

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Lend a Hand on the Green Bay Trail

May 22 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Green Bay Trail & Mary St., Green Bay Trail at Mary St.
Glencoe, IL 60022 United States
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Join the Friends for a work day. 9:00 -11:00 am. Meet at the Mary St. trail entrance. Bring work gloves and dress for the weather and damp trail conditions. Masks required.

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June 2021

Lend a Hand on the Green Bay Trail

June 12 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Green Bay Trail & Mary St., Green Bay Trail at Mary St.
Glencoe, IL 60022 United States
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Join the Friends for a work day. 9:00 -11:00 am. Meet at the Mary St. trail entrance. Bring work gloves and dress for the weather and damp trail conditions. Masks required.

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What’s that Bird?

June 22 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Free

Free Virtual program. Registration required. Identifying birds is a fun way to connect with nature in your back yard and beyond. Join us to learn about birds commonly found on the North Shore and basics approaches to bird ID, including some helpful tools. Presented by Refugio Mariscal, conservation data coordinator for Audubon Great Lakes. Registration is required for this virtual program. Sign up via the library’s online calendar of events or go to https://bit.ly/3ccUuGm Cosponsored by the Glencoe Sustainability Task…

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Lend a Hand on the Green Bay Trail

June 26 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Green Bay Trail & Mary St., Green Bay Trail at Mary St.
Glencoe, IL 60022 United States
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Join the Friends for a work day. 9:00 -11:00 am. Meet at the Mary St. trail entrance. Bring work gloves and dress for the weather and damp trail conditions. Masks required.

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