Tuesday, September 4, 2012

DuPage environmental events calendar

September 10 - Sierra Club's evening program featuring Drew Carhart, who will discuss the effects of outdoor lighting on the natural world at night, http://illinois.sierraclub.org/rpg/

September 15 – Argonne National Laboratory Energy Showcase, http://www.anl.gov/

September 16 Birthday bash for the Conservation Foundation at McDonald Farm, http://www.theconservationfoundation.org/events/current-events.html

September 22 Cantigny Green Fair, http://www.cantigny.org/Special_Events/signature_events/green_fair.aspx

September 22 – Glen Ellyn Park district volunteer opportunity on National Public Lands Day, http://www.gepark.org/assets/PDFs/Environmental/Churchill%20Park%20Work%20Days%202012.pdf
September 26 - Lombard Park Prairie Days, http://www.lombardparks.org/ai1ec_event/prairie-day/?instance_id=

September 29 – Glen Ellyn Electronics Recycling, Duane Street & Lorraine Road parking lot, 8am - 12pm,

October 6 – Illinois Solar Tour, http://www.illinoissolar.org/
October 14 – Green Readin' book discussion group will be discussing Doug Tellamy's book (see next item) - http://illinois.sierraclub.org/rpg/calendar/

October 20 – Doug Tellamy, author of Bringing Nature Home, will be speaking at a program sponsored by the Wild Ones, the Sierra Club, the Conservation Foundation, and the DuPage and Will County forest preserve districts, http://illinois.sierraclub.org/rpg/Tallamy2012Flyer.pdf
This is a free event, but registration closes on October 17.

October 24 – SCARCE's Green Tie Gala fundraiser,

November 6 - General election – vote!  Includes Glen Ellyn referendum for electrical aggregation

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