Thursday, February 11, 2016

Updated eco events listing

Eco Events Calendar:

February 17 (Naperville) - Lecture, Climate Disruption: Science Based Evidence of What You Need to KnowLWV of Naperville.  The speaker will be Doug Sisterson, of Argonne; see a video of him speaking at TedxNaperville.

Featured event - Plight of the Pollinator | Feb. 23 at 7pm
Learn more about the simple, easy things that can be done to help pollinators at an upcoming free program sponsored by the DuPage Monarch Project, River Prairie Group of the Sierra Club and Glen Ellyn Environmental Commission. "Plight of the Pollinator" will be presented by Andre Copeland, Interpretative Programs Manager of the Chicago Zoological Society at Brookfield Zoo on Tuesday, February 23 at 7pm.  Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library. Registration is not required

February 25 (Downers Grove) - Green Watershed Workshop for the East Branch DuPage River Watershed, DuPage County

February  27 (Wheaton) - DuPage Engineers Week at IIT's Rice Campus

March 3 (Lombard) - Winter Membership & Awards Luncheon, topic: Regional Sustainable Food Systems, The Conservation Foundation

March 4-6 (various locations) - One Earth Film Fest 

March 5 - Square Foot Gardening program, Sweet Home Organics

March 6 (Elmhurst) - One Earth Film Fest showing of The Human Experiment, sponsored by Elmhurst Cool Cities

March 19 (Batavia) - Earth Hour observance and activities, Batavia Park District 

April 5 (Wheaton) - 10th Annual Sustainable Design Challenge for High School Students, SCARCE

April 5 (Wheaton) - Solar Energy 101, Wheaton Public Library

April 22 (Glen Ellyn) - Earth Day festival, Glen Ellyn Park District 
This annual event is co-sponsored by the Park District, the Glen Ellyn Environmental Commission, and Glen Ellyn Sustainability Group - details coming soon!

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