Thanks to a new ordinance passed last year, Alton chicken owners don't have to hide their birds anymore.  Backyard chickens in an urban setting will be the topic of a workshop tomorrow.  The trend is picking up steam after the city legalized the practice last year.

The La Vista Ecological Learning Center in Godfrey will be hosting the event from 1:30-3:30pm. Alton chicken activist Felicia Breen says urban chicken enthusiast Bill Ruppert will host the discussion.  

Breen comments

Registration for the workshop is requested.  It's free, but donations of $5-$10 would be appreciated.Call 466-5004 to register, or click on the link: 

http://www.lavistaelc.org/

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