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Enjoy the Free Movie “Hometown Habitat”

  • Date: 03/16/2017
  • Introduction: Have movie night out to watch excerpts from “Hometown Habitat,” an environmental educational film
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Contact:                                   Emily Solberg, Project Coordinator

                                                847-387-3149

                                                emily@bactrust.org

 

Enjoy the Free Movie “Hometown Habitat” March 16

Learn How You Can Help Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants

 

BARRINGTON, Ill.  (February 21, 2017) – Have movie night out with friends or family to watch excerpts from “Hometown Habitat,” an environmental educational film showing how each individual has the power to conserve resources, restore habitat for wildlife and bring beauty to his or her patch of earth. The documentary, which includes appearances by noted entomologist and native plant advocate Doug Tallamy, will be shown free of charge on Thursday March 16, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Prairie Center for the Arts, 201 Schaumburg Court in Schaumburg.

 

Viewers will learn why native plants are critical to the survival and vitality of local ecosystems. Attendees receive a free raffle ticket for a chance to win a heart-shaped suet, to support wild birds in their own backyard. Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome at no charge.

 

This free “Hometown Habitat” movie event is coordinated by the Barrington Area Conservation Trust (BACT), and is co-sponsored by Sebert Landscape and Bluestem Ecological Services, providing sustainable landscape solutions.

 

Doug Tallamy, one of the experts who appears in the film, will present at BACT’s Annual Meeting on Tuesday, April 18 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Barrington’s White House. Meeting tickets are $15 for non-members and free to members.

 

The Barrington Area Conservation Trust preserves our community’s rare and exceptional open spaces for current and future generations. The Conservation Trust permanently preserves open space through conservation easements and land donations, restores natural habitats and inspires future generations of conservation stewards. Our outreach efforts engage homeowners, businesses and schools through education, consultation and hands-on opportunities.

 

We achieve our goals through the support of members, family foundations and businesses that embrace our vision of a sustainable, beautiful environment.

Your efforts can make a difference. To learn more, check out our website at www.bactrust.org or call us at 847-387-3149.

 

 

PHOTOS:

Doug Tallamy (Credit: Doug Tallamy)

Monarch Butterfly (Credit: Doug Tallamy)

 

 

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