Fall bird walks with Wendy Paulson

Chris Wu Announcements, CFC News

Barrington Area Bird Hikes this Fall! Cosponsored by Audubon Great Lakes and Citizens for Conservation Get out and enjoy fall migration with Barrington area naturalist Wendy Paulson Walks are free and open to the public though spaces are limited and RSVPs are required. Good walking shoes are strongly recommended for these walks.  Don’t forget your binoculars! Schedule: *September 8, 7:30AM — …

Ignite the Night — save the date

Annamarie Announcements, CFC News

The Ignite the Night event will be held Saturday, September 30, at 5 p.m. rain or shine at the Spring Creek Forest Preserve and the Barrington Hills Park District, 361 Bateman Road in Barrington Hills. Dave Anderson and the I-Lights, with Henry Heine and Dana Underwood, will provide music; a cookout will feature wood-fired pizza, hot dogs, brats, salads and home-baked …

August Press Releases

Chris Wu CFC News, Press Releases

Get caught up on all the latest news regarding: CFC Youth Education Series – Butterflies on the Prairie (August 5) Fall Tree and Shrub Sale (August 1) Ignite the Night – Cookout and Concert (September 30) Summer Workday Volunteers Needed CFC August Press Releases

55 CFC volunteers march in 4th of July parade

Annamarie CFC News

Our float in the 4th of July parade featured the Super Sandhill Crane who thrives in Barrington’s Open Space.  Our Banner read … Nature’s Superheroes are Saved by CFC Volunteers Super heroes like: Smooth Green Snake; Super Camouflager – Invisible – Silent – Leaving No Trace Little Brown Bat; Super Insect Zapper – Flies by Sonar – Consumes 600 insects per HOUR Pale …

Barrington Greenway Initiative continues progress

Annamarie CFC News

Our recent collaborative efforts include: 3,000 Pennsylvania sedges planted at Cuba Road in the recently restored oak savanna. CFC volunteers, Lake County Forest Preserve and Barrington Middle School—Prairie Campus Planet Heroes Conservation Club worked together to plant the sedges. Wetland sedge plugs planted at Flint Creek Savanna by CFC volunteers and Friends of the Forest Preserves. Restoration, control and eradication …

Allison Sacerdote-Velat – Keynote Speaker for 2017 CFC Annual Mtg.

Chris Wu Announcements, CFC News, Press Releases

CFC is pleased to announce Allison Sacerdote-Velat as our keynote speaker for the 46th Annual Meeting. Allison will be delivering a talk titled: “Smooth Greensnake Conservation in Chicago Wilderness”. For more info on the Annual Meeting, click here.     Allison’s Bio: Allison Sacerdote-Velat is currently the Curator of Herpetology at the Chicago Academy of Sciences / Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. Previously …