Acorns to Oaks – youth ed event

Annamarie Announcements

Saturday September 16, 2017 1:00 – 3:00 pm Our oaks need help creating new generations of trees! Collect native acorns with CFC volunteers and learn why oak trees are such important natural resources. Elementary / Middle / High School students, $5 each, free to CFC members Click here to register.

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 …

CFC’s Fall Tree and Shrub Sale starts August 1

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Online ordering for Citizens for Conservation’s annual Fall Native Tree and Shrub Sale begins Tuesday, August 1. Fall is a good time to plant trees and shrubs, when roots can get established before winter’s cold weather. Native trees and shrubs provide the best choices of woody plants because they absorb storm water, can survive our extreme temperatures, don’t need fertilizer …

July Press Releases

Chris Wu Announcements, Press Releases

Get caught up on all the latest news regarding: CFC Youth Education Series – Seining Illinois Creeks (July 8) & Night Creatures (July 22) Fall Tree and Shrub Sale (August 1) Habitat Corridors – Free Landscape Consultations Summer Workday Volunteers Needed CFC July 2017 Press Releases

May Press Releases

Chris Wu Announcements, Press Releases

Get caught up on all the latest news regarding: CFC Plant Sale May 6-7 CFC Youth Education Series – Astronomy, Seining, Naturalists Camp Wendy Paulson Bird Walks Habitat Corridors CFC May 2017 Press Releases