Learn about saving the Bell Bowl Prairie with Green Drinks McHenry Nov. 3

Posted10/29/2021 12:39 PM

On Wednesday, Nov. 3, Green Drinks McHenry will learn about "Saving the Bell Bowl Prairie" with Kerry Leigh, executive director of Natural Land Institute, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Duke's Alehouse and Kitchen, 110 N. Main St. in Crystal Lake. This program is offered in-person and on Zoom. Masks are required at the restaurant, and meals are not permitted in the meeting room.

Leigh will talk about about this special dry gravel prairie, the Bell Bowl Prairie in Rockford, which has become controversial with the planned expansion of the Rockford International Airport. She also will speak on the proposed protection plan that accommodates the airport expansion and protects the native prairie habitat. Learn more about the prairie at www.savebellbowlprairie.org.


In McHenry County, the first Wednesday of each month is Green Wednesday.

Register in advance for this meeting, either in-person or Zoom, at mcdef.org/green-drinks. For Zoom attendees, the program begins at 6 p.m.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

For information, contact GreenDrinksMC@gmail.com or visit www.facebook.com/GreenDrinksMcHenryCounty/.

Green Drinks McHenry County is co-sponsored by the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County and Duke's Alehouse and Kitchen. Visit The Environmental Defenders at www.mcdef.org and Duke's at www.thedukeabides.com.


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