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Garden clubs to meet 
at Woodstock retreat

WOODSTOCK – Countryside Garden Club will be the host club for the Tri-Garden Clubs of Crystal Lake annual joint meeting Wednesday.

The joint meeting will be from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Loyola University Ecological and Retreat Center (formerly Resurrection Center), 2710 S. Country Club Road, Woodstock.

The program will feature the talk “Restoration of the Ecological Areas, Buildings and Programs offered to University Students.”

The featured speaker is Roberta Lammers-Campbell, who has a doctorate degree from the University of Minnesota related to the study of plant and insect communities in a wetland. She is a senior lecturer at Loyola University of Chicago and regularly teaches general biology, plant biology and wetland ecology. She also is involved in wetland and oak-hickory woodland restoration at the retreat.

If weather permits, there will be a tour of the facility.

For information, call 815-459-7744.

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