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May 2022

Spring Bird Walk

May 23 @ 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Glencoe Golf Club, 621 Westly Rd.
Glencoe, IL 60022 United States
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Join area expert birder, Tim Joyce, of Wild Birds Unlimited, for a bird walk along the Glencoe Golf Club’s forested borders adjacent to the Chicago Botanic Garden. Dress for the weather and ground conditions. Bring binoculars and a small note pad. Tim will reserve time for birding, feeding and landscape questions. The walk will not be cancelled for light rain. A cancellation notice will be sent if storms are forecasted. Participation is limited to 15. Advance registration is required. This…

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Lend a Hand on the Green Bay Trail

May 28 @ 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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Meet at the Mary Street entrance to the trail at 9 AM, work until 11AM. We will share the work plan there. No training needed. Dress for the weather and trail conditions. Wear closed toe shoes. Bring work gloves and pruners if you have some. We will not cancel the day for sprinkles, but will do so for heavy rain or other weather conditions

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June 2022

Lend a Hand on the Green Bay Trail

June 11 @ 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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Meet at the Mary Street entrance to the trail at 9 AM, work until 11AM. We will share the work plan there. No training needed. Dress for the weather and trail conditions. Wear closed toe shoes. Bring work gloves and pruners if you have some. We will not cancel the day for sprinkles, but will do so for heavy rain or other weather conditions

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The Social Life of Trees

June 21 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for a fascinating presentation on the interrelationships between trees with Dr. Suzanne Simard. In her book, Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest, Dr. Simard’s research  reveals trees are more than timber or pulp  resources. Trees are interconnected via complex fungi connections that serve as social networks. They  communicate vulnerabilities, learn, adapt behaviors, recognize neighboring trees, and  contribute to forest resiliency.  It is through these underground networks that Mother Trees connect and sustain the forest…

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Lend a Hand on the Green Bay Trail

June 25 @ 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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Meet at the Mary Street entrance to the trail at 9 AM, work until 11AM. We will share the work plan there. No training needed. Dress for the weather and trail conditions. Wear closed toe shoes. Bring work gloves and pruners if you have some. We will not cancel the day for sprinkles, but will do so for heavy rain or other weather conditions

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July 2022

Lend a Hand on the Green Bay Trail

July 9 @ 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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Meet at the Mary Street entrance to the trail at 9 AM, work until 11AM. We will share the work plan there. No training needed. Dress for the weather and trail conditions. Wear closed toe shoes. Bring work gloves and pruners if you have some. We will not cancel the day for sprinkles, but will do so for heavy rain or other weather conditions

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Lend a Hand on the Green Bay Trail

July 23 @ 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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Meet at the Mary Street entrance to the trail at 9 AM, work until 11AM. We will share the work plan there. No training needed. Dress for the weather and trail conditions. Wear closed toe shoes. Bring work gloves and pruners if you have some. We will not cancel the day for sprinkles, but will do so for heavy rain or other weather conditions

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The Wondrous World of Fireflies

July 26 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

For centuries fireflies have sparked wonder. Join us to learn how they got their bright lights, their remarkable lifestyles, hear how human activities put fireflies at risk, and  what you can do to help protect these charismatic insects. Sara Lewis, a professor of biology at Tufts University and the author of Silent Sparks: The Wondrous World of  Fireflies has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal , USA Today,  and given a TED talk. This program is…

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Green Bay Trail Day

July 30 @ 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

FREE food, music, activities and exhibits for all ages. Grab a breakfast bite and beverage at the Charles Schwab’s station Families and kids: Test your skills on the Glencoe Park District’s rope course. Enjoy crafts and story time with  the Glencoe Library. Get a bug box from the Friends of the Green Bay Trail. Look for Roving Entertainers on the trail. Adopt a Pet: See pets available for adoption at  Orphans of the Storm . Music:  Tap your toes or…

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August 2022

Lend a Hand on the Green Bay Trail

August 13 @ 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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Meet at the Mary Street entrance to the trail at 9 AM, work until 11AM. We will share the work plan there. No training needed. Dress for the weather and trail conditions. Wear closed toe shoes. Bring work gloves and pruners if you have some. We will not cancel the day for sprinkles, but will do so for heavy rain or other weather conditions

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