Free pine mulch at 13 tree recycling sites
LOVES PARK, Ill. — Free pine mulch is available for use in residential landscaping at 13 sites in Winnebago County.
For the 25th year, Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful (KNIB) has arranged for Christmas trees to be mulched at sites in Rockford, Cherry Valley, Loves Park, Machesney Park, Roscoe, Rockton and Pecatonica. Mulch availability is not guaranteed, will be available while supplies last, and will be gone by March. Bring your own containers and shovels.
Locations include the following:
Cherry Valley — Baumann Park
Loves Park — Martin Park, lot on Park Ridge Road off Riverside Boulevard
Machesney Park — Behind Village Hall, 300 Machesney Road
Pecatonica — Pecatonica Wetlands Forest Preserve, near picnic area, 4550 N. Pecatonica Road
Rockford — Alpine Park, 900 S. Alpine Road; Andrews Park, 800 N. Central Ave.; Blackhawk Park,100 — 15th Ave.; Don Schmid Youth Sports Center; Riverdahl Park off Sandy Hollow; Gambino Park, Pepper Drive west of North Alpine Road; Levings Lake, entrance off Johnston Avenue.
Rockton — Boat ramp parking lot off Hononegah Road, and Williams Tree Farm, 4661 Yale Bridge Road.
Roscoe — Valley View Farms, 6440 Belvidere Road
For more about this and other programs of the environmental nonprofit, or to register to volunteer, e-mail email@example.com, “like” KeepNorthernIllinoisBeautiful on Facebook, visit www.knib.org or call (815) 637-1343.
From the Jan. 16-22, 2013, issue
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