Lawn to Lake conducts collaborative workshops in Lake Michigan so that landscape professionals, municipal leaders, grounds keepers, master gardeners, teachers, and residents can learn about the connection between lawn care and water quality, and how to create a naturally beautiful lawns and landscapes. To arrange a workshop contact Leslie Dorworth,, for an Indiana location or contact Margaret Schneemann,, for a workshop in Illinois.

Lawn to Lake Sustainable Landscaping Workshop for Schools
April 8, 2014 at the The College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL

This half-day workshop is for school administrators and grounds managers. In-depth training on how to begin practicing sustainable less toxic landscaping on your school grounds. Attending will allow you to: 1. Address the environmental and health impacts of conventional landscaping; 2. Explore how to grow resilient landscapes with the use of organic fertilizers, native plants, compost, ccompost teas and natural pest controls while reducing your pesticide use; and 3. Make the argument for the adoption of sustainable practices versus conventional based on cost effectiveness, health impacts, and water quality preservation. To learn more and to register, visit

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Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant
Purdue University
195 Marsteller Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2033
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Sea Grant
Purdue University