Community Education

The purpose of CFC's Community Education Committee is to inspire and equip local residents to lead environmentally friendly lives. We are a community resource helping homeowners to make simple changes in daily activities that will allow them to exist seamlessly in a healthy natural environment. We are especially involved in home landscaping. Community Education develops and delivers programs and materials that involve many aspects of connecting people with nature.

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2017 Winter Programs

Continuing with our tradition of offering insightful programs on aspects of creating habitat and earth-friendly yard practices, we have these exciting programs planned for 2017 (Click here for the PDF):

Personal Land Restoration

Saturday, April 8, 2017 by Ders Anderson, Greenways Director, Openlands

Little did Ders and his family know when they started their prairie in 1981, how one ecological connection would lead to another, and another. Come get inspired by their 35-year story. img_5376

Programs begin at 10:00 a.m. at the Barrington Village Hall and end by 11:30. Come for coffee, conversation and handouts at 9:30. We ask for registration in advance so we can plan accordingly. CFC members attend free, visitors pay $10 per program.

RSVP 847-382-SAVE (7283) or to [email protected] Please provide your name, phone number & program name.

If you are looking for a program for your organization, you can go to our For Groups page to see what we offer.