What we're about

This group is for everyone with interests in any aspect of developing sustainable suburban living on our planet who believe the only way to make progress on the challenges our community faces, is to come together and do something about it.

This group serves as a community organizer and calendar for local groups, organizations, and individuals in the Naperville area by making others aware of sustainability focused community events and activites.

If you are the organizer of a local environmental group or are hosting an environmental event, feel free to use this site to post your activities so that others can join you and support your mission.

If you are an individual looking for a way to meet up with other like-minded individuals--JOIN US! Feel free to attend any and all of the meetups posted here, and make new friends in the process!

Green Groups currently using this site regularly:

The Resiliency Institute, Naperville for Clean Energy and Conservation, Fox Valley Electric Auto Association, Naperville Community Gardeners, Just Views, Sierra Club River Prairie Group, Glen Ellyn Environmental Groups, Will County Bee Keepers Association, Wild Ones, The Green Earth Institute, The Conservation Foundation, Green Drinks, and MANY other green events!

Resource conservation, renewable energy, energy planning, localizing our communities, organics, energy efficiency, recycling, green building, educating, self reliance, transportation--we all need to work together to solve the issues that lay ahead. If you are interested in learning or have information to share, the only way to make progress and create change is to get together and work on it, so JOIN US, POST YOUR EVENTS, and MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

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Will County Beekeepers

Will County Farm Bureau

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WillBees is a non-profit organization that raises awareness of the products and services of the honey bee hive, encourages cooperation among local beekeepers, contributes to the advancement of education about beekeeping and its related activities, and offers support to our members and neighboring communities.

7:00 PM: Association Business
7:15 PM: Presentation
7:35 PM: Discussion Panel - 7:55 PM: Show & Tell - Bring anything you would like to demonstrate for 2 minutes
8:00 PM: Open Discussion - Members helping members
9:00 PM: Meeting Adjourns

$20 annual membership due at the door for non-members. (Or you can join ahead of time HERE (http://www.willbees.org/forms/membership/))

2016 MEETING AGENDA
The tentative calendar for 2016 meetings at the Will County Farm Bureau is as follows:

http://www.willbees.org/events/

Becoming a member of the Will County Beekeepers Association has a growing list of benefits. As a fairly new organization, we are still establishing many of our goals and activities. Your voice in our planning meetings and your time volunteering to further our reach is greatly appreciated. Here is what we can currently offer members:

Membership into the Illinois State Beekeepers Association (a $10 value)

Vote on organizational issues and in our election process

Ability to serve as an officer or on the board of directors
Attendance to our regular meetings, outings and activities
Education, mentoring and discussion with other local beekeepers
Access to a members-only area of our website
Access to our honey extractor
We are working on other benefits such as:
Assistance working with villages regarding beekeeping ordinances
Group discounts on bees and supplies
Participation in educational and competitive events.

Fox Valley Electric Auto Association

Community Christian Church

The Fox Valley Electric Auto Association (FVEAA) holds regular meetings on the 3rd Friday of each month. You do not need to be a member to attend. We welcome everyone that wants to learn more about electric vehicles (and related topics). Come meet our membership and see their EV's and ask any questions you want. We will help you convert a gas-burning car to electric power or answer questions on dealer EVs as well. http://www.fveaa.org

NOTE the club meeting location can VARY month by month so please check the web site a couple days before the meeting! Thanks

Naperville Community Gardeners Regular Meeting

Knox Presbyterian Church

These meetings are a great place to meet extremely friendly, knowledgeable and experienced gardeners in our community, as well as help with gardens plots at the community garden area to help feed our community.

Meetings are free and open to the public, but membership ($20) (http://www.napervillecommunitygardeners.club/) and donations will help support our community outreach including scholarships, community gardens, and educational events such as these, can be done at the meetings and are greatly appreciated!

Come and join us for these interesting garden presentations:

First Monday of the month typically.

May 11: Plant Sale

July - Picnic, no meeting

August: 39th Annual Flower & Garden Show

November: Fall Banquet, no meeting
December: No meeting

Please see calendar here:

http://www.napervillecommunitygardeners.club/

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Pilcher Park Nature Center

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Just Views Free Film/Discussion Group: topic to be announced

DuPage Unitarian Universalist Church

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