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 …

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 …