Friday, May 14, 2021

Fri, May 14, 2021


Join us on the second Friday of every month at 6:00 p.m. for a conversation about local environmental topics. These Conservation Cocktail hours are currently being held in a Zoom meeting. The events are free but donations are welcome! A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants on the morning of the event.

Ravines—Our Coastal Connection
Friday, May 14
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
With Ryan London


Other upcoming Conservation Cocktail dates:

Friday, June 11

Friday, July 9

Friday, August 13

Mellody Farm Nature Preserve  
Friday, June 14, 2019
6:00 - 8:00 p.m

Kick off National Pollinator’s Week by getting to know the buzz about bees and other pollinators. Krissa Skogen, Conservation Scientist at the Chicago Botanic Garden, will talk about how these hard-working animals help pollinate our flowering plants and crops. We may not often notice the hummingbirds, bats, bees, beetles, butterflies, and flies that carry pollen from one plant to another as they collect nectar.



Members: $10/person
Non-Members: $15/person

Fri, May 14, 2021

via Zoom*
Friday, May 14, 2021
6:00 - 7:15 p.m


Join Ryan London, LFOLA’s Director of Preservation Programs, as we strap on our wellies and explore our amazing ravine ecosystems remotely through Zoom.

Participants will come away with an understanding of our local watersheds, the geomorphology and fluvial dynamics that formed the ravines as well as an introduction to the species found in our ravines.  As LFOLA’s project manager for the restoration of McCormick Ravine, Ryan will also provide an overview of the project and a sneak peak at the new preserve.



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*We will send an email before the meeting with your Zoom meeting ID and password.