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Rain barrels for sale

Fermilabnaturalareas.org has three rain barrels available for $55.00 each. Great way to conserve water use around your home, keep your garden plants watered and support restoration efforts by volunteers at Fermilab.

Due to some road repairs, outbound Pine Street will be closed from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday June 25th, 2016. The inbound lane of Pine Street, from the LSC crossover to A-2, will have two way traffic with flagman present during this time.

Arbor Day 2016

Fermilab/FNA Arbor Day Event is scheduled for Tuesday, May 3, weather permitting. The rain date is Wednesday, May 4. Please come out and plant a tree or bush. Free lunch is provided. The location will be at B Road and Old Batavia Road, just west of Site 37/38 area from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Help us make it as successful as your Earth Day Event. Please bring gloves and spare pointed digging shovel if you have one, our quantities are limited….

A fire gremlin gives Fermilab a final farewell for spring 2016 during the final prescribed burn for the season, which took place on April 18. Even a small burn can be very hot. Good planning is essential to a safe burn. Fermilab Roads and Grounds conducted 16 prairie burn events totaling about 407 acres. In so doing, they completed 90 percent of their projected burn plan for last fall and this spring.