Barrington Area Spring Bird Walks & Hikes 2022
Sponsored by Citizens for Conservation

Track spring migration with Barrington naturalists Wendy Paulson, Barb Karon and Laura SimpsonWalks are free and open to the public. But spaces are limited and REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Bring binoculars (and insect repellent if desired) and dress for the weather. June 6, 7:00 am. – Horizon Farm–Cook County’s newest Forest Preserve. This location offers easy walking on a paved road. …

Designing Your Native Plant Garden

Saturday, March 12 I 10:00 -11:30 Matt Hokanson, Owner Woods to Wetlands Matt will discuss elements of good garden design and share plant combinations for various settings. Learn about plants that will work in your yard and be ready to order and plant a great garden this spring! Matt is the owner of Woods to Wetlands, an ecological services company …

Raise-a-Pint

Join the fun and learning while you support CFC at The Wild Onion Brewery on Wednesdays in March. Each Wednesday CFC experts and stewards will share conservation tips you can use at home. There will also be theme-related raffles each week. The Wild Onion Brewery, in Lake Barrington, will donate $1 for each pint sold on Wednesdays during March. Invite a friend. …

Add A Little Prairie to Your Garden

Saturday, February 26th at 10:00 -11:30am Author Cindy Crosby Include native Illinois prairie plants in your garden and watch pollinators arrive! Native prairie plants can make a ho-hum garden intriguing and exciting. Learn what Illinois native plant prairie plants work well in a home garden and how to choose the best plants for your location. Cindy Crosby is the author, …

Spring Native Plant, Shrub & Tree Sale 2022

We are excited to return to an in-person sale again in 2022! In Person Members Only sale: Friday, May 6, 11 am – 6 pm Open to the Public: Saturday and Sunday, May 7 & 8, 9am – 3 pm Plant Sale online ordering closed on April 17th. Pick Up— Online Orders:  We have over 400 orders to distribute this year!  While …

Register Here – CFC’s 2022 Annual Meeting

This event will now be held virtually—on Thursday, March 10, 2022 7:00 PM Start  Click on this link to register http://bit.ly/CFC22AM .  There is no charge, but we need participants to pre-register.Registrants will be provided the event Zoom link the week prior to the event and a reminder the day before.  You should ensure you have the latest Zoom application software installed on whatever device …