Community Ed Receives BACF Grant

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Barrington Area Community Foundation (BACF) has provided $1500 in seed money to CFC’s Community Education Committee to help develop its new Habitat Corridors initiative. This innovative new program is in keeping with CFC’s vision and its efforts to acquire and restore contiguous land. The goal is to create habitat for native birds and other struggling plant and animal species. We …

Citizens for Conservation Receives Important Land Donation

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February 24, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Alberto Moriondo, Chairman, CFC Land Preservation Committee. 847.877.6886 Twenty-Two Acre Open Land Parcel Creates New Craftsbury Preserve,  a gift in honor of Art and Carol Rice LAKE BARRINGTON, IL – Citizens for Conservation (CFC), one of the oldest and most successful volunteer conservation groups in Illinois, today announced that it has received …

CFC Purchase Additional Acreage For Flint Creek Savanna

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August 14, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Alberto Moriondo, Chairman, CFC Land Preservation Committee. 847.877.6886 Citizens for Conservation Expands Flint Creek Savanna, Acquires Three Remaining Lots of Foley Court Subdivision LAKE BARRINGTON, IL – Citizens for Conservation (CFC), one of the oldest and most successful volunteer conservation groups in Illinois, today announced that it is expanding its Flint Creek Savanna property …

CFC Opposes rezoning of 109 acres in unincorporated Lake County

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July 19, 2012 Citizens for Conservation 459 W. Highway 22 Barrington, IL 60010 www.CitizensforConservation.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Sam Oliver, Staff Director or Peggy Simonsen, President 847-382-7283 Statement on DiMucci Property Zoning Request Citizens for Conservation (CFC) has followed the hearings on the DiMucci family’s request for rezoning of their 109 acres in unincorporated Lake County on the southeast corner …

CFC Receives Award

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CFC receives native landscaping award   CFC recently received a 2011 Conservation and Native Landscaping Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Chicago Wilderness. The award, presented December 7, honored CFC for its Flint Creek Savanna restoration. The award recognizes “sites that are exemplary in the use of native landscaping, ecosystem restoration and protection, and/or conservation design. These practices create and …