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Music on the Farm

Music on the Farm

Music on the Farm McDonald Farm 10S404 Knoch Knolls Rd Naperville, IL 60565 4:00pm   Outdoor music is one of…
10 Wildflowers in the Woodlands This Spring

10 Wildflowers in the Woodlands This Spring

Spring wildflower season is a special time of year. For a short window from about mid-April to mid-May, native wildflowers…
Mindful Anticipation

Mindful Anticipation

By Jackson Yow, Assistant Farm Manager Hello, everyone! It’s Jackson here again to share what is happening on the ground…
2023 Earth Day Benefit Dinner

2023 Earth Day Benefit Dinner

2023 Earth Day Benefit Dinner A Tapestry of Nearby Nature Thursday, April 27th 5:00 – 9:00pm Bobak’s Signature Events  …
DuPage County River Sweep

DuPage County River Sweep

32nd Annual DuPage County River Sweep Saturday, May 20th, 2023 9:00am – 12:00pm     The annual DuPage County River…
Is It Spring Yet?

Is It Spring Yet?

By Jackson Yow, Assistant Farm Manager “Hello, everyone! My name is Jackson, and I am entering my fourth season of…
Welcome To Our New Trustees

Welcome To Our New Trustees

We’re so pleased to have welcomed two new faces to our Board of Trustees!!  It’s our pleasure to introduce Dr.…
McDonald Farm Annual Plant Sale

McDonald Farm Annual Plant Sale

Gardeners will delight in the many varieties of native plants, organic veggie and herb starts, rain barrels, organic compost, and…
How Healthy Soil Makes Healthy Plants and Ecosystems

How Healthy Soil Makes Healthy Plants and Ecosystems

Imagine a garden with few pests and weeds, lush plant growth, and soil that maintains its moisture. Of course, it…
Live for Today, Plan for Tomorrow

Live for Today, Plan for Tomorrow

by Russ Cerocke, Farm Manager   Planning ain’t easy, that’s what they say; today’s plan is tomorrow’s memory. As one…
CBBEL Tree Planting Initiative Honors Milestone Years

CBBEL Tree Planting Initiative Honors Milestone Years

Tree planting ceremony in the Village of Algonquin The suburban Chicago landscape is 75 trees richer, thanks to an initiative…
Artificial Intelligence and Conservation a View From the Other Side (This Post Was Generated Using ChatGPT*)

Artificial Intelligence and Conservation a View From the Other Side (This Post Was Generated Using ChatGPT*)

Image created by Steve Stawarz using DALL-E 2   Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to revolutionize conservation efforts by…
How’s My Watershed

How’s My Watershed

It can be really difficult to know how clean and healthy the river running through your neighborhood or town really…
Electrifying DuPage County: Webinar Recording & Resources

Electrifying DuPage County: Webinar Recording & Resources

Above Photo:  Felix Kramer / Wikimedia More than 300 participants logged in to charge up for an eco-friendly 2023 at…
Winter Food

Winter Food

by Russ Cerocke, Farm Manager Since farms can’t grow food around here in the winter, how can we still eat…