kruzereEarth Day 2017 is upon us on April 22.
Meet at the Prairie House to work on beautiful Wolf Road Prairie which will have many of its Spring plants blooming. A workday is also scheduled for both the Wolf Road Prairie and the garden of the Prairie House from 1 to 3 PM.
Also, from 1 to 4 PM you can drop off Food Pantry items on the Prairie House deck for those in need.
John Banaszak will conduct a prairie walk starting at the inlets to Wolf Road on 31st Street in Westchester, Illinois.
The inlets are just 1 and 2 short blocks west of the gas station at 31st and Wolf.
Be in one of those inlets at 6 PM and John will show and talk about the flora of this great prairie and savanah.
The Insect Safari will be July15 at 10 am.
Meet at the Franzosenbusch Prairie House, 11225 Constitution Drive, Westchester, illinois
Join us for our annual Insect Safari day. The noted insect expert, Mike Rush, will guide participants out onto the Prairie and along the Prairie House garden to collect insects for examination and study on the porch of the Prairie House. Later, all insects will be released.
Participants are urged to wear socks and long pants. Sandals are not advised.
There is a $5 fee for adult non-members.
The 2017 Prairie Fest will be held on August 26, 2017.
There will be music, food and drinks, and various crafts and arts vendors and probably a surprise guest or two (wink).
Check back for more details as we finalize the events to take place.