Family Fun Days at Klehm Arboretum...

Tuesday, December 14, 2010 by

Join us for Free Fun at the Arboretum this Saturday Contact – Jane Snively, Executive Director jsnively@klehm.org   815-965-8146 Released – Dec 14. 2010   Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden will host four FREE family fun days this winter. On Saturday, December 18, January 15, February 19 and March 19 arboretum admission is free for everyone. Winter offers new ways to explore Klehm. Our paved paths are cleared for walkers and their canine friends. We also welcome cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Observe winter wildlife outdoors, or stay inside our warm Visitor Center and watch the birds as they come to feed. Get a head start on your garden with a visit to our vast horticultural library. This Saturday, December 18, go on a nature scavenger hunt, enjoy free hot drinks and cookies, and shop at...

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Check Out the Birds of Klehm

Friday, December 10, 2010 by

Winter Bird Walk at Klehm Arboretum January 8, 2011  9am-10:30am Released – December 10, 2010   Local bird expert Dan Williams will lead a winter bird walk at Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden. Join Dan on Saturday, January 8, 2011 form 9am-10:30am for a walk through Klehm to identify the many birds that visit the arboretum each winter. Dan has been an active birderfor over 30 years and travels internationally to enjoy birds and wildlife. He is past president of the American Birding Association and a member of the North Central Illinois Ornithological Society. Following the walk Dan will discuss the vegetation at Klehm that attracts such a wide selection of birds. Be sure to dress for the weather and bring your binoculars. Price is $10 per person, $5 for Klehm members. Donations of...

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Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden Announces 2011 Board of Directors...

Wednesday, December 8, 2010 by

Klehm Elects 2011 Board Contact: Jane Snively, Executive Director jsnively@klehm.org    815-965-8146 Released – December 8, 2010   Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden Announces 2011 Board of Directors Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden is pleased to welcome to its 2011 Board of Directors Laura Ahern – Accent on Events, Jan Bowman – TLC Construction, Michael Iasparro – Hinshaw & Culbertson, Stephanie Jacobs – Harris Bank, Jim Maier, Ann Politic, Aaron Szeto – Barrick Switzer and Terry Zeigler – Bergstrom Inc. Officers for 2011 are: John Richards – President, Alise Howlett – Vice President, Ray Schenk – Treasurer and Laura Ahern – Secretary. Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden is located at 2715 S. Main Street, Rockford, IL. Winter hours are 9am-4pm daily, Tuesday through...

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