Sunday, November 3, 2013

November calendar

Eco events in DuPage County:

Nov 3 - As we end DST for another season, we ask:  Does it save energy?  National Geographic

Nov 8 - EPA public listening session for reducing carbon emissions from power plants, in Chicago,

Nov 9 - Buckthorn removal project and trail cleanups.  The following is edited for brevity.  Contact the Village of Lombard for additional information.

The Village is seeking your help to remove trash and buckthorn from the Illinois Prairie Path and Great Western Trail. The official time is 9 am-Noon on Saturday. Volunteers for the buckthorn work must be at least 10 years old and sign a waiver. The waiver may be either submitted before the event or brought that morning. Volunteers picking up trash do not need to complete a waiver. Please contact Dave Gorman, Assistant Director of Public Works, at 630-620-5765 or to sign up for a trail section. Thanks for being one of those that make a difference! - Dave David P. Gorman, PE Asst. Director of Public Works Village of Lombard, p: 630-620-5765 c: 630-769-1868 f:

Nov 13 - Sierra Club program "Fracking in Illinois: The Next Steps," with Jen Hensley of the Illinois Sierra club office, 7 pm, Glen Ellyn Civic Center.

Nov 14 - Green Infrastructure Workshop, Conservation Foundation

Nov 15 - America Recycles Day,

Nov 19 - Fall membership dinner, "The Community Benefits of Open Space," Conservation Foundation

Dec 8 - Ten Thousand Villages fundraiser for Glen Ellyn League of Women Voters, shopping from 12-4 pm.

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