The Land Conservancy of McHenry County to host Pollinator Garden Walk in Woodstock July 27

  • The Mariposa Meander pollinator garden in Woodstock, with its pollinator-friendly plants, was designed to provide habitat for butterflies and other threatened insect species.

    The Mariposa Meander pollinator garden in Woodstock, with its pollinator-friendly plants, was designed to provide habitat for butterflies and other threatened insect species. Courtesy of The Land Conservancy of McHenry County

 
Submitted by The Land Conservancy of McHenry County
Updated 7/16/2019 7:11 PM

On Saturday, July 27, The Land Conservancy of McHenry County invites local residents to a garden walk at 9 a.m. at the Mariposa Meander Pollinator Garden in Woodstock.

The event is free, and no registration is required.

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Participants will learn about the one-year-old garden and its native plants, the pollinators they support, and receive tips for planting pollinator-friendly plants at home.

Mariposa Meander is a 50- by 50-foot garden that is open to the public and features benches, paths and signage.

The garden is the result of a partnership between the City of Woodstock and The Land Conservancy of McHenry County.

Participants can park and meet at Ryder's Woods for a short woodland walk to the pollinator garden.

Ryder's Woods is located at 750 Kimball Ave. in Woodstock.

The Land Conservancy of McHenry County is a member-based, private nonprofit dedicated to preserving natural, scenic and agricultural land.

For information, visit www.conservemc.org or www.facebook.com/ConserveMC/.

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