In McHenry County, the first Wednesday of each month is Green Wednesday!
Our next gathering is March 1, 2017, from 5pm - 7pm
2017 SCHEDULE - Tentative
April 5, 2017 - Scott Henning & Ben Redding - McHenry County Division of Transportation
Scott Henning, Principal Transportation Planner and Ben Redding, the new Design Manager for the McHenry County Division of Transportation (MCDOT) will be the speakers for Green Drinks on Wed. April 5. Ben will talk about how MCDOT is working with the McHenry County Conservation District to mitigate the impact their projects have on wetlands in McHenry County. Scott will discuss the Five-Year Transportation Program, which is slated to be adopted by the McHenry County Board before April 5.
May 3rd, 2017- Brad Woodson, Natural Resource Manager at the McHenry County Conservation District will speak about the Agricultural programs at the District that use Best Management practices and encourage the protection of the flora, fauna and soils of the publicly held lands.
June 7, 2017 - David Christensen, Director of MC Emergency Management Agency, will be speaking on Climate Disruption Preparedness based on the brand new McHenry County Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan. He'll focus on such things as protection of our watersheds in order to mitigate problems associated with droughts and flooding.
Join us at Duke's Alehouse & Kitchen, 110 N Main Street in Crystal Lake. Head upstairs at Duke’s for info and inspiration, business and pleasure. Come talk about “greening” the future with others. Must be 21 to purchase alcohol - non-alcoholic drinks are available, of course!
We have an information table set up, and you are welcome to bring information about your green products and services each month to share.
Additional parking is available at the train station.
Green Drinks is sponsored by the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County and Duke's Alehouse & Kitchen.
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