Connect the dots on climate change. All across America, communities continue to grapple with the disastrous effects of extreme weather. From superstorms to droughts to wildfires, this type of weather … [Read More...]
This is the time of year to focus on natural landscaping. Go Green Wilmette wants to help! Check out our website for many tips on lawn care that is healthy for you, your family and your pets. … [Read More...]
The morning storm passed and the sun came out in time for close to 150 visitors that attended the Alternative Yard Tour!
The yards on the tour were carefully selected to illustrate a variety of … [Read More...]
Recycling is complicated and every community has its own individual guidelines. The most important thing you can do is to check your community’s municipal website for information on its recycling program. In Wilmette, all the information is available on its recycling website which can be found here. Science Friday addressed the issue recently and answered many common questions about recycling, from what the numbers mean on the bottom of plastic containers to whether peanut butter containers need to be washed out. The program also offers an interesting short video about the recycling center in Brooklyn, New York which demonstrates how a big recycling center sorts through mixed recyclables . To find the Science Friday program , click here. We can all benefit from a better understanding of how to recycle properly.
WHAT’S THAT BUZZ? The NORTH SHORE MOSQUITO ABATEMENT DISTRICT (NSMAD) will present a program on mosquitoes and mosquito control on MONDAY, JULY 18 at the TAKIFF CENTER in GLENCOE, and on MONDAY, JULY 25[...]
Connect the dots on climate change. All across America, communities continue to grapple with the disastrous effects of extreme weather. From superstorms to droughts to wildfires, this type of weather is becoming the norm. What[...]
Take advantage of a one-day document destruction and electronics recycling event at the Wilmette Public Works facility hosted Wilmette and the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCC.) Open to all residents of SWANCC[...]
Please join us for an informal, free and short walking tour Tuesday, Aug. 2, at 10 a.m. of Sportsman’s Country Club’s monarch friendly plantings that are in full bloom now. Mark Kosbab, golf course superintendent,[...]
On Saturday, August 6, the Little Garden Club of Wilmette will present a tour of Wilmette’s Centennial Prairie led by Charlotte Adelman. This prairie is now in its 7th vibrant season. The 1-1/2 hour tour[...]
An affectionate portrait of a group of women who, after the 1986 Chernobyl disaster and evacuation, returned to the exclusion zone surrounding the nuclear power plant and have resided there – semi-officially, for years.