2013 Winter Photo Contest Adult Winners...

Thursday, March 14, 2013 by

We were delighted with the great turnout for the 2013 Winter Photo Contest. Despite weather that belied a typical deep, snowy winter, the photos that we did receive were amongst the best we’ve seen, and so many of them were wonderful depictions of Klehm in winter. We’re pleased to announce the winners here, plus a full gallery of all the winners and honorable mentions: 1st Place: Wendy Guler / Snowflake 2nd Place: Katherine Moore / Snowy Woods 3rd Place: Jill Boloski / Sunny & Snowy Klehm Path 4th Place: Wendy Guler / Green Leaf In Winter     View all the winners and honorable mentions here.   Please join us for 2013 Winter Photo Contest Awards...

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Hiring New Office Position

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 by

We are no longer accepting applications.   Please contact our office at 815-965-8146 to request information about other possible positions. Seasonal Administrative & Marketing Assistant Applications will be accepted through March 13, 2013 Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden is seeking an administrative professional for an immediate opening as Administrative & Marketing Assistant. This position will be responsible for Klehm’s social media and website content and delivery in the Marketing Director’s absence. The position will also handle the maintenance of several databases, as well as general administrative assistant duties and staff support. Position is Full-time, Seasonal. Klehm is located in Rockford, IL. Compensation is $11-12 per hour, based on experience. Education: Some college preferred, but not required. Experience: Candidate should have previous office or customer service experience, and be able to provide personal and professional...

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Closing Early Due to Winter Storm...

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 by

Closing Early Due to Winter Storm Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 1:30pm Klehm Arboretum is closing at 1:30pm today, Tuesday, February 26 due to the winter storm. We will reopen tomorrow at 9am for our regular business...

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Growing Native Plants from Seeds...

Friday, February 1, 2013 by

Postponed Saturday, TBD 9:00am – 11:00am Learn how to start native plants indoors from seed. This class will show you how to prepare and sow the seeds to get the best germination rates. Then learn how to transplant seedlings to pots in preparation of planting in your yard. Tim Lewis is the national president of Wild Ones – Native Plants, Natural Landscapes. He has been growing native plants since 1991and his yard contains over 100 species of native plants. $15 / $12 Klehm members This class will be rescheduled for late winter or early spring of...

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Welcome to the Klehm Family

Saturday, February 11, 2012 by

Thank You for Being a Member. Our members are our greatest asset. If there is any wisdom running through my life now, in my walking on this earth, it came from listening in the Great Silence to the stones, trees, space, the wild animals, to the pulse of all life as my heartbeat. Vijali...

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Woodsong Concert – Abba Salute...

Friday, February 10, 2012 by

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