CFC Continues Winter Workdays

Chris Wu Announcements, Press Releases

BARRINGTON, IL – February 1, 2017 – Citizens for Conservation will continue its winter schedule of volunteer workdays through March. Volunteers cut brush on Thursday and Saturdays from 9 – 11 a.m. Experienced and new volunteers of all ages are always welcome. Meet at CFC’s office, 459 W. Highway 22, Lake Barrington, across from Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital. Bring work …

Habitat Corridors Volunteers Help Homeowners Create Earth-friendly Landscapes

Chris Wu Announcements, Press Releases

BARRINGTON, IL – February 1, 2017 – Is your backyard a healthy habitat? Citizens for Conservation’s Habitat Corridors project encourages and assists local property owners in becoming more earth friendly in landscaping choices and maintenance practices. CFC volunteers visit home properties free of charge, identify existing native plants,  and make recommendations for changes that are beneficial for wildlife, children and homeowners. Suggestions …

CFC Community Education Series Digs Into Soil

Chris Wu Announcements, Press Releases

BARRINGTON, IL – February 1, 2017 – Plants are only as healthy as the soil in which they grow. “Living Soils,” the second program in Citizens for Conservation’s 2017 Community Education program series, will examine the importance of healthy soil to native plants and vegetable gardens. The program will be Saturday, February 11, at Barrington Village Hall, 200 S. Hough …