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Learn how to identify buckthorn, remove it and replace it in your yard on Saturday, June 15 at 10 a.m. at the Deerfield Public Library.
Buckthorn has harmful effects on surrounding trees, wildlife and native landscapes. Learn from an expert why these invasive woody plants need to be removed and how to establish a plan for eradication. Our presenter, Matt Ueltzen, Restoration Ecologist, LCFPD, has more than 20 years’ experience conserving habitats in the region.
Note: This is the first program of a 3-part tree education series. Please save the dates of Sept. 21 for an educational tree walk and Oct. 12 for a hands-on tree planting activity.
For more information about this program or other upcoming events call 847.719.7404 or visit deerfield.il.us/green.
This event is sponsored by the Village of Deerfield’s Sustainability Commission, the Deerfield Public Library and Lake County Forest Preserves.