Events

No presentations are scheduled at this time while the RORG Team is focusing on installation projects. Reach out if you’d like to volunteer! And look for more outreach events soon.

Past Events

Wild Ones Illinois Prairie Chapter

June 14, 2021 — 7:00 – 8:30pm
Watch the recording.

Protect Water Quality from the Comfort of your Home, an Everyday Environment Webinar

June 10, 2021 — 1:00 – 2:00pm
Watch the recording.

Techniques and resources to keep nutrients in your yard, including rain gardens, leaf management, and lawncare.

DuPage County Stormwater Management

April 8, 2021 — 1:00 – 2:00pm
Watch the recording.

Indiana Master Watershed Steward Program

March 31, 2021 — 6:00 – 8:30pm

Allerton Park and Retreat Center Rain Garden Workshop

March 23, 2021 — 4:00 – 5:00pm

Think Spring Gardening Series

March 18, 2021 — 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Watch the recording.

Vermilion County Master Gardener Garden Day Workshop

March 13, 2021 — 9:00am – 4:00pm

Montgomery Co. Maryland
Master Gardener Meeting

January 7, 2021 — 10:00 – 11:30am




Giving Tuesday

December 1, 2020
A global day of generosity
Make a gift at:
redoakraingarden.org/make-a-gift/


Illinois NLRS Partnership Workshop

November 6, 2020 — 9:30am – 2:30pm
Annual Workshop
Register at go.illinois.edu/nlrs

Southern Illinois Conservation Workshop

September 22, 2020 — 2:00 – 3:00pm
Watch the recording.

Live with the Horticulturalists: Rain Gardens

August 26, 2020 — 1:00 – 2:00pm
Watch the recording.

Everyday Environment: Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy

May 21st, 2020 — 1:00 – 2:00pm
Webinar Series
https://extension.illinois.edu/events/2020-05-21-illinois-nutrient-loss-reduction-everyday-environment-online-webinar

Arbor Day

April 24, 2020
Celebrate at Home
https://www.arborday.org/

C-U on Earth Day

April 22, 2020 — noon to 12:15pm
Extension Representatives at the Grand Prairie Friends Sale
Celebrate at Home
https://cuearthday2020.wixsite.com/event?fbclid=IwAR3T0Vd6ap_h1IM1oEgEcQbw6800qu32Z7OTVGRvDq4RUj6SzIbYfL_b4Ns

Gateway Green Conference

March 4, 2020
Speaker at the Gateway Green Conference
Gateway Center, Collinsville, IL

Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy Partnership Conference

December 3 – 4, 2019
Speaker and Organizer at Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy Conference
Crowne Plaza Hotel Springfield

Chipotle Fundraiser

October 16, 2019 — 4:00 – 8:00pm
Fundraiser at Chipotle
We are partnering with Chipotle to raise funds for the garden! Stop by, purchase an entree, and show the flyer to the cashier to donate.
https://www.facebook.com/events/738899996544929/

Panera Bread Fundraiser

September 24, 2019 — 4:00 – 8:00pm
Fundraiser at Panera Bread
We are partnering with Panera Bread to raise funds for the garden! Stop by, purchase an entree, and show the flyer to the cashier to donate.
https://www.facebook.com/events/740438083070158/

Native Plant Sale

September 16 – 17, 2019
5:00 – 7:00pm
Vendor at RORG Plant Sale
This is our very own native plant sale! Located onsite at the garden. https://www.facebook.com/events/429998750944742/

Japan House Matsuri

September 8, 2019 — 12:00 – 9:00pm
Vendor at Matsuri
Japan House is located on the campus of the University of Illinois, near the Arboretum and the Vet Med complex.
https://japanhouse.illinois.edu/visit/matsuri

Sustainability LLC
Student Orientation

August 21, 2019 — 11:00am – 12:00pm
Speaker at the Sustainability LLC Student Orientation
Lincoln Avenue Residence Hall
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Allerton Park Concert Series:
Reds, Whites and the Blues

July 5, 2019 — 6:00 – 9:00pm
Pop-up RORG fundraising Sale

515 Old Timber Road
Monticello, Illinois 61856
Event Website

RORG Information Session

June 28, 2019 — 4:00 – 5:00pm
Room W-121, Turner Hall
1102 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
https://www.facebook.com/events/494371707996858/

Grand Prairie Friends 2019
Annual Native Plant Sale

May 11, 2019
Information table at GPF native plant sale
Lincoln Square Mall, Urbana
https://www.grandprairiefriends.org/events/2019-annual-native-plant-sale-2

Master Gardener Training

March 26, 2019 7:00 – 8:00pm
Speaker at Champaign County Master Gardener Training
Extension Auditorium
Champaign, Illinois
https://web.extension.illinois.edu/cfiv/champaignmg/4908.html

Energy, Planning, and Built Environment (UP 466)

March 26, 2019 — 5:30 – 7:00pm
Guest Lecturer for UP 466
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
https://courses.illinois.edu/schedule/2019/spring/UP/466

Ready, Set, Grow!

March 23, 2019 — 8:00am – 2:15pm
Keynote Speaker at Ready, Set, Grow!
Sauk Valley Community College
Dixon, Illinois
https://web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=19392

Quad Cities Flower & Garden Show

March 22, 2019 — 4:00pm
Speaker at Quad Cities Flower & Garden Show
Quad Cities Conservation Alliance Expo Center
Rock Island, Illinois
https://www.qccaexpocenter.com/lawn-garden-event.html

All Gardener’s Day

March 16, 2019 — 8:00am – 12:00pm
Speaker at All Gardener’s Day
Holy Family Catholic Church
Litchfield, Illinois
https://web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=19835

Home, Lawn, and Garden Day

March 2, 2019
Exhibitor at Home, Lawn, and Garden Day
Bloomington, Illinois
https://web.extension.illinois.edu/lmw/lmw_mg/4326.html

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CCNet April Lunch Talk:
Demystifying Native Plants

April 18, 2019 — 12:00 – 1:00pm
Guest speaker at CCNet
Champaign, IL
https://www.facebook.com/events/296897624543258/

Scholarship of Sustainability Series (ESE 311)

April 4, 2019 — 3:30 – 5:00pm
Guest Lecturer for ESE 311
1306 Everitt Laboratory,
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
https://courses.illinois.edu/schedule/2019/spring/ESE/311

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