Northtown Garden Society

Chicago, Illinois

Coneflowers

Photo from PHNRC website

2/1/18

4/5/18

Prospect heights Slough Restoration

Five members of the Prospect Heights Natural Resources Commission led by Agnes Wojnarski amazed us with their descriptions of the process of restoring a slough to its native state.  This all-volunteer group went from concept to gaining city support to obtaining funding to removing non-native invasive plants to slough restoration. The  actual slough restoration started in 2014 and in 3 years, native plants and wild life are back!

For more information visit their website.

Gardening Panel

NGS members, Gordon Stromberg, Ruth Melulis and Ginny Davis, answered a variety of gardening questions posed by audience members. There were a few "stumpers" but other NGS members jumped right in and shared their knowledge.

Travels in the Pantanal

 

Patricia Weiner is a retired CPS teacher, photographer, naturalist, gardener and avid traveler. Patricia shared stories and photos of her trip to the Pantanal which is an immense tropical wetland located mostly in Brazil. It is home to hundreds of species of birds and fauna such as jaguars, caimans and capybaras. Patricia has won numerous awards for her photographs of animals and birds.
A beautiful selection of mounted photographs of Ms. Weiner's travels  was available for sale.

 

3/1/18

Patricia Weiner

PROGRAM NOTES

Our monthly programs are usually held on the 1st Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM in the Warren Park Field House, 6601 N. Western Ave. Chicago.

 

We usually feature a social get-together with refreshments followed by a guest speaker.

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