Press Releases

Extended Hours At Klehm Arboretum

Summer hours go into effect beginning Friday, April 1st 2011 at Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden. The Arboretum will resume a seven days a week schedule throughout the spring and summer seasons. Hours are from 9am to 4pm daily. Warmer weather brings changes almost daily at the Arboretum. Watch for flowering bulbs and blossoming trees such as magnolia, serviceberry and redbuds as they fill the air with their magnificent colors and scents. Admission is $6 for adults, $3 for seniors (65+) and students, children under 3 and Klehm members are...

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17th Annual Botanica – A Gardener’s Luncheon

“Flowers, Fun & Fancy in Traditional and Creative Designs” ROCKFORD – MARCH 1, 2011 – KLEHM STAFF Alpine Bank along with Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden is pleased to sponsor Botanica on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at Forest Hills Country Club in Rockford. Botanica is well known as the Stateline’s premier kick-off event to the gardening season. Our featured speaker is Tony Todesco. “Flowers, Fun & Fancy in Traditional and Creative Designs” is the program for this year’s luncheon. Tony is a well-known floral designer, lecturer and...

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Family Fun Days at Klehm Arboretum

Join us for Free Fun at the Arboretum this Saturday Contact – Jane Snively, Executive Director [email protected]   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...

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Check Out the Birds of Klehm

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...

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Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden Announces 2011 Board of Directors

Klehm Elects 2011 Board Contact: Jane Snively, Executive Director [email protected]    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...

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