Local Oaks—Date Change 4/15

Local Oaks—Helping Them Thrive

Guest Speaker: Ed Collins, Director of Land Preservation and Natural Resources, McHenry County Conservation District

NOTE NEW Date: Saturday, April 15, 2023

Time: 9:30 a.m. coffee, conversation, displays, handouts; 10:00-11:30 a.m. program

Location: Barrington Village Hall, 200 S. Hough Street; free parking behind building

Ed Collins will share his wealth of information about oak trees in Northern Illinois, how they are threatened and what individuals can do to contribute to the health and survival of native oaks.

Collins has been with the McHenry County Conservation District since 1986 as Restoration Ecologist and Natural Resource Manager before his current role. H3 led the process for creating the first comprehensive study of oak loss in McHenry County from 1837 to 2012 with updates through 2022.

RSVP is appreciated to prepare materials. Hope to see you there!