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River Trails School and Community Garden Event

Learn how to prepare your garden for planting at Euclid School, 1211 N. Wheeling Road in Mount Prospect Thursday, April 24, 6:00pm to 8:30pm. Topics will  include how to eliminate weeds, prepare and amend the soil and figure out what will grow best in your garden location. Even if you do not have a community garden plot you are welcome to attend. Healthy snacks will be served. For more info: Green Schools Committee 

By julie collins on April 9, 2014 Categories: Community, Gardening, Workshops

Becoming an Outdoors Woman Spring 2011

Are you a woman looking to become more familiar with the outdoors? You may want to consider signing up for the 2011 Becoming an Outdoors Woman Workshop through the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Through this workshop, women are able to learn introductory outdoor skills in a safe, supportive, noncompetitive environment. Courses include (but are not limited to) archery, kayaking, fishing, outdoor survival, horseback riding, firearms safety, medicinal plants, mammal trapping, and wilderness first aid/CPR.

The spring workshop is June 10-12 at the Lorado Taft Field Campus in Oregon, Illinois. The cost associated with the workshop is $200 which includes classes, meals, housing, transportation during the event, and use of equipment. Registration for the workshop begins March 22 for first time participants or April 5 for returning participants.

For more information on the workshop visit the Becoming an Outdoors Woman  page or the Course Descriptions page on the Illinois Department of Natural Resources website.

By MPPL on March 23, 2011 Categories: Illinois, Workshops

Becoming an Outdoors Woman

Are you a woman looking to become more familiar with the outdoors? You may want to consider signing up for the 2010 Becoming an Outdoors Woman Workshop through the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Through this workshop, women are able to learn introductory outdoor skills in a safe,supportive, noncompetitive environment. Courses include (but are not limited to) archery, camping, canoeing, fishing, outdoor survival, horseback riding, firearms safety, and medicinal plants.

The fall workshop is September 24-26 at the Pere Marquette State Park in Grafton Illinois. The cost associated with the workshop is $145 which includes four classes, meals, housing, transportation during the event, and use of equipment.

For more information on the workshop visit http://dnr.state.il.us/lands/landmgt/bow/
For course descriptions visit http://dnr.state.il.us/lands/landmgt/bow/CourseDescriptionPRM10.pdf

By MPPL on July 19, 2010 Categories: Illinois, Workshops