Tree Stewards Training Informational Session

HeartLands Conservancy 29 E Main Street, Belleville, IL

Become an HLC Tree Steward! HeartLands Conservancy is excited to announce the return of the Tree Stewards volunteer program, where volunteers will help look after and take care of new trees in our communities. Our second class of Tree Stewards will be trained through our Tree Stewards Training Program, a free, six week course that […]

Herbicide Training for Volunteers

HeartLands Conservancy 29 E Main Street, Belleville, IL

Preserving natural areas for wildlife includes removing and controlling the spread of plants that don't belong and cause harm to the ecosystem. Sometimes the only way to do this is with herbicide. This training is for volunteers to learn to safely use herbicides and identify the invasive plant species that will be treated. Participants will […]

Bluebird Box Build Session

HeartLands Conservancy 29 E Main Street, Belleville, IL

Volunteers will assist in constructing pre-cut bluebird boxes for Arlington Wetlands. The Conservation Team will give a short presentation on bluebird box design, walk through a short tutorial on constructing the bluebird boxes, then assist volunteers in constructing bluebird boxes. The event will occur at the HLC office from 6:30pm - 7:30pm. Attendance will be […]

Tree ID at HLC | Metro East Tree Week

HeartLands Conservancy 29 E Main Street, Belleville, IL

We have an exciting range of events for Tree Week, so mark your calendars now and stay tuned for more information. Tuesday, April 26: Tree ID at HLC HLC will host a short tree identification course. This event will include a brief presentation on how to identify trees, common trees of Illinois, a sunset city […]

Free