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The Conservation Foundation: Upcoming Events

“Rain Barrels and Water-friendly Landscaping Ideas for Homeowners”
March 13, 7 p.m., Oswego Public Works Building, 100Theodore Drive, Oswego
The Conservation Foundation and the Village of Oswego are partnering to present a FREE workshop to show homeowners how to install and maintain rain barrels for use at their homes, as well as other conservation landscaping practices.
RSVP by March 11 to or phone 630-553-0687 x204
Little Rock Creek Forest Preserve
Special Pre-Opening Nature Outing & Work Day for Members & Friends
Saturday, March 23, 2019
9:00 – 10:00 am – Forest Preserve Nature Walk led by Brook McDonald, President, TCF
10:00 am – Noon – “Hands-on woodland learning & working”
RSVP required by March 20 (limited number of participants)
To register for the program (include names of those attending), RSVP to or phone 630-553-0687 x204
Registrants will receive special parking instructions and other details
Sponsored by The Conservation Foundation, Kendall Co. Forest Preserve &
Yorkville Chamber of Commerce Green Connect Committee
“Rain Barrel Sale & Pick-up Day”
Saturday, April 13, 2019
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Oswego Public Works Facility
100 Theodore Drive, Oswego
Online orders for pick up on April 13 must be placed by midnight April 9, 2019.
Order online at
Sponsored by The Conservation Foundation and Village of Oswego
For more information, phone 630-553-0687 x204
 “100 Years along the Fox River”
April 27, 1:00 pm, Oswego Public Library, Downtown Oswego
Explores a 3 day canoe trip down the Fox River (from Oswego to Ottawa) in 1912 by Dwight Young, resident of Oswego. Comparisons are made to photographs taken on the 100 year anniversary canoe trip taken in the summer of 2012 by his descendants, including Scott Johnson, great grandson, doing the presentation.
The subject matter of the historical photographs include buildings, bridges, dams, and the sandstone bluffs of the lower Fox River.
Sponsored by The Conservation Foundation, Oswegoland Heritage Association and Oswego Public Library
RSVP by April 25  to
or phone 630-553-0687 x204

Contributing Photographers: Fontanez PHOTOGRAPHY, Songs of Life Photography