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Fall 2019 Native Seed Processing Events

Find out where, when, what, why and how to process seed with Audubon Great Lakes and various partners within the Chicago Region!

Learn the basics of seed processing from experienced volunteers, Stewards, staff and conservation partners from across the Chicago Region.

Events will include opportunities like how to know when specific species are ripe, how to process the many different types of seed, what to do with seeds once you collect them, and how to effectively organize seed into seed mixes that will assist in increasing biodiversity for plants, birds and other wildlife within the Chicagoland preserves and natural areas.

2019 Audubon Seed Processing Events: 


Bartel Grassland 'Seeds n' Sunsets' Seed Processing

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
9800 Willow Springs Rd
Willow Springs, IL 60480
Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
4pm-6pm

Download Flyer HERE








SE Side & Calumet Seed Processing 

Trumbull Park Community Center
2400 E 105th St., Chicago, IL 60617
Saturday, November 9th, 2019
9am-12pm

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Other Opportunities to Process Native Seed! 


Orland Grassland Seed Processing Events 

Orland Park Civic Center
14750 S Ravinia Ave, Orland Park, IL 60462
Tuesdays - November 5th & November 12th, 2019
6:30pm - 9pm
For more information, visit: https://www.orlandgrassland.org/mark-your-calendar


Calumet Seed Collectors Seed Processing 

Sand Ridge Nature Center
15891 Paxton Ave, South Holland, IL 60473, USA
Thursday, December 5th, 2019
4pm-8pm
For more information, visit: https://tockify.com/calumetheritagearea/detail/407/1575583200000



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