The Calendar of Events reflects planned activities by the Friends of Rocky Glen that are approved by the Board of Directors. Volunteers are welcome for each event to help us have a successful event, which may be fundraising, a general meeting, a restoration workday or a guided hike. Unless otherwise noted below, please always confirm the workday by email or text to President David Pittman, 309-573-2354 and

Loading Events

« All Events

IL State Climatologist Dr. Trent Ford – Climate Talk

February 2 @ 6:00 pm

Sudden large-volume stormwater and drought impact rural and urban residents, wildlife and city public works budgets. Dr. Ford’s presentation will cover:

  • Understanding historical weather patterns
  • Extent of recent changes in those patterns
  • The future of stormwater extremes
  • Extrapolating data using scientific methods
  • How changes impact farming, gardening and landscaping
  • Predicting durable plant materials

Presented by Friends of Rocky Glen, Heart of Illinois Sierra Club, Peoria Audobon Society and Illinois Central College Student Association for the Environment (SAFE)

Free and open to the public, Arbor Hall Room 111

Parking adjacent to Arbor Hall


February 2
6:00 pm


ICC North
5407 N. University St.
Peoria, IL 61614 United States
+ Google Map