Events Archive: 2022 | 2023 | Upcoming Events

March 2023


Spring Ephemeral Project

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All over Kane County

Public Welcome Nature Walk/Hike

Originally done only in St. Charles, we and 12 other nature oriented agencies signed on to do this across Kane County.  Using the iNaturalist app, individual users record spring ephemerals they see in the time period.  


The top 10 things new native gardeners need to know.

Thursday, March 30th, 2023
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Gail Borden Library, 270N N Grove Ave, Elgin, IL, 60120 Map
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Public Welcome Will be Recorded Free Event Chapter Meeting Program/Speaker Presentation Wheelchair Accessible Public Restroom Free Public Parking

Horticulturist Ken Williams will bridge the gap between horticulture and native plants and give us ideas about using native plants without scaring the neighbors.

April 2023


Under Our Feet: The soil at my house; what does this mean for me?

Tuesday, April 18th, 2023
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Public Welcome Will be Recorded Free Event Chapter Meeting Program/Speaker Presentation

This 4-part series is part of the Start in Your Yard Initiative provided by Wild Ones of Greater Kane County and the Elgin Sustainability Commission in partnership with the Gail Borden Library of Elgin Illinois.

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May 2023


Spring Plant Sale

Saturday, May 13th, 2023
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Gray Willows Farm, 5 Corron Rd, Campton Hills, IL, 60175 Map

Public Welcome Seed/Plant Sale

Our presale for members only began on 1/26 with pick up for trees and shrubs on 4/28 and pick up for forbs and grasses on 5/6.  All Wild Ones members in any area are welcome for the members only presale.  Annual public sale will be on 5/13 at Gray Willows Farm in conjunction with Campton Township Open Space. Plants from 6 nurseries will be offered.  

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