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WTTW host Geoffrey Baer was the guest speaker at the 2019 Buckthorn Barbecue Thursday, Oct. 3, at the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe. Photos by Rhonda Holcomb/22nd Century Media
Posing (left to right) Mark Weston, Betsy Leibson, Lynn Donaldson, Geoffrey Baer, Cam Avery and Meridith Clement at the Buckthorn Barbecue Thursday, Oct. 3, at the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe.
Meridith Clement (left) speaks with Zach Nagle (center), creator of the community art project behind them, and Becky Maganuco, of Glencoe.
Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter
5:32 am CDT October 8, 2019
One person can make a difference. Ten years ago, Glencoe resident Betsy Leibson decided to pull up some invasive buckthorn from an area near her house known as the Green Bay Trail.