Green Education for Klehm Members...

Tuesday, August 9, 2011 by

Klehm Members and friends are invited to attend “From Green Roofs to Fields of Flowers – Designing, Specifying, Installing and Managing the LEED Landscape” by U.S. Green Building Council – Rockford/Northern Illinois Branch The program is August 31, 2011 5:30pm – 8:00pm and conveniently located at Klehm Arboretum.  Klehm Members receive a discount of $10 and non-members can attend for $20. Program summary: “Utilizing the Sustainable Sites Initiative guidelines and 22 years of ecological restoration experience, we will discuss the reasons for sustainable landscaping and how best to achieve and maintain ecological stability on new and redeveloped sites. Green Roofs and native flora, bio-swales, erosion control and storm water manage- ment are just some of the pieces that go into solving the water quality issues being addressed by civic leaders, property owners and land developers, scientists,...

read more