Community Garden Plots

Roger D. Gustafson Nature Center 603 N. Appleton Road, Belvidere, IL, United States

The Boone County Conservation District provides a small number of garden plots for the community. These plots are approximately 20′ x 32′ and 20' x 35'. There are a total of 27 plots that are assigned on a first-come first-served basis, beginning March 1st.  Garden requests must be made in person by coming into the BCCD office [...]

All About Eastern Bluebirds

Roger D. Gustafson Nature Center 603 N. Appleton Road, Belvidere, IL, United States

Join Boone County Conservation District to find out more about Eastern Bluebirds. In March, Eastern Bluebirds race back to our area for the upcoming breeding season.  Find out details about the life of an Eastern Bluebird and the challenges they face. Learn how you can create and maintain a bluebird house on your property or [...]