Join Ecology Center staff throughout a full season in a garden. Staff will provide techniques and methods for best management of your vegetable garden at different times of the growing season. We will work in the Ecology Center's Farmette to provide a variety of natural care suggestions and strategies. March 26: Garden Design; April 23: Soil Prep and Planting; May 21: Natural Fertilizers; June 25: Weed and Pest Control; July 23: Cold Weather Crops; August 27: Harvest.
Join the Ecology Center staff for fun-filled campfires with nature themes. Each evening includes stories, songs and the ever-popular s’mores! Space is limited; pre-registration is required. Themes by month: April ~ Stars; May ~ Planets; June ~ New Moon; July ~ Skunks; August ~ Opossums.
This popular free program is a great way to introduce children age 4 years and up to the “catch-and release” process. Equipment, bait and fishing expertise are provided! Drop by every Saturday, May 6 through Sept. 30, from 10am–1pm, at Lovelace Park, Gross Point Rd. at Thayer St. Kids under age 16 years don’t need a license, but must be accompanied by an adult.
Join us every Friday from June 16–August 25, 2017 from 9–11am for self-guided free play and exploration of the Ecology Center in our new classroom. Our animal classroom is the perfect meeting location for your next play date or day out. Visit our critters, peruse our nature stories and get hands on with our natural play materials.
Join the critters of the Ecology Center for a picnic lunch in the Ladd Arboretum. We will learn about what our animals like to eat for lunch and how they avoid being lunch. Please bring your own nut free lunch.
Join us for a paddle and lunch at Steak ‘n Shake. We’ll start at the Ecology Center with safety and canoe instruction, then head south to the Steak ‘n Shake on Oakton St., have lunch, rest and return to the Ecology Center full and happy. Maximum 2 adults and 2 children in one canoe. Please register by phone or in person at the Ecology Center only. Fee doesn’t include cost of meal. Program is held rain or shine, please dress for the weather.
The Evanston Green Living Festival is a fun and educational annual event that is presented by the EEA in partnership with Citizens' Greener Evanston and the City of Evanston.
The green fest is held to provide an opportunity for businesses and organizations to present products, services and ideas that will help festival attendees lead more sustainable lives..
This year's fest will once again take place as an integral part of Streets Alive, Evanston's pro-walk, pro-bike, and pro-place event that takes place on one mile of Main Street in Evanston.
For more details, click HERE.
Learn more about electric vehicles (EV's) by registering to attend this free and informative event. EV owners will show you their vehicles, share personal driving experience, answer questions and maybe take you for a drive!
There are now 20 models of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles from a dozen different brands. All offer the speedy-but-silent driving experience only available from battery-to-motor power. Which plug-in model has your name on it?
To register, volunteer, make contact with event organizers, or get additional details, click HERE.
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