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September 2021

Doug Tallamy and The Nature of Oaks

September 29 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Renowned insect ecologist Douglas Tallamy will discuss his newest book, The Nature of Oaks: The Rich Ecology of Our Most Essential Native Trees. Oaks are long lived and support more life forms than any other North American genus.  From woodpeckers who collect and store hundreds of acorns for sustenance to birds, bears, insects and spiders.  Oak leaf litter supports creatures who reside in it, and deters invasive plants and soil erosion.Tallamy will compare oaks to other popular tree species and the…

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October 2021

Leave the Leaves

October 4 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Create a winter oasis in your garden. Heather Prince, horticulturist and owner of Fearless Gardening, will discuss how to craft a dynamic landscape that not only offers layers of soil-enriching texture in fall and winter, but also welcomes overwintering butterflies, moths, birds and more.  She will review the myriad beneficial creatures that thrive when plant material is left in place. This program is cosponsored by the Friends of the Green Bay Trail with the Glencoe Public Library, the Glencoe Sustainability Task Force, and …

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