Links, downloads, and other resources to help you bring nature back!
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Latest Wild Ones Videos
Protecting Dark Skies
Learn about the International Dark-Sky Association and why it's so important. Adam Kreuzer is a delegate, and discusses how light pollution affects us, and how we can improve the lighting on our own properties. Barb McKittrick discusses the influence of the light pollution on our plants and animals.
Tom Simpson, of the McHenry County Conservation District, describes his analysis of the data that volunteers have been collecting. He examines how native plants respond to annual temperature and rainfall amounts in March and discusses implications for restoration work going forward.
Just getting started with native plants? The small sign (We've started) shows your intention.
To tell onlookers about the wonder of your native plants, choose one of the larger, educational sign.
You can order a sign when you register with Start In Your Yard. Click the button: Register Your Interest!