We are proud to be a recipient of multiple awards for conservation and native landscaping from Chicago Wilderness and the U.S. E.P.A.

Awards

1978 – Lake County SWCD (soil water conservation district), Environmental Award – In recognition of devoted service toward the preservation of our natural and environmental surroundings

1990 – Gerald Farm Museum – Environmental Preservation

1991 – Governors Home Town Awards Program – Certificate of Honorable Mention to Barrington in recognition of outstanding achievement to make Illinois an ideal state in which to live, work and conduct business

1994 – Illinois Park and Recreation Association and Illinois Association of Park District – Community Service Award in recognition and appreciation of outstanding contributions and unselfish devotion for the advancement of parks recreation and leisure in the community and state of Illinois

1996 – Youth Conservation Corp – in recognition for support contributing to the development of youth by engaging them in community conservation services

2000 Illinois Section – American Society of Civil Engineers – Outstanding Civil Achievement Construction cost less than $5 million (Baker’s Lake Heronry Reconstruction)

2001 – American Public Works Association, Chicago Metropolitan Chapter – Project of the year - Environment under $2 M. (Forest Preserve of Cook County, Baker’s Lake Heronry Reconstruction Project)

2001 – American Public Works Association, – Public Works Project of the year - Environment less than $2 M. (Forest Preserve District of Cook County, River Forest Illinois for Baker’s Lake Heronry Reconstruction)

2008 – Chicago Wilderness – Excellence in Conservation Award, Flint Creek Watershed Partnership

2008 – Flint Creek Watershed Partnership Indian Creek Watershed Leadership Award – In deepest appreciation to the Flint Creek Watershed Partnership for dedicated watershed planning

2009 – Flint Creek Watershed Partnership – recognition of outstanding contribution to conservation in Barrington area

2009 – Chicago Wilderness and USEPA – Conservation and Native Landscaping, Grigsby Prairie Restoration Award

2010 – Chicago Wilderness and USEPA – Conservation and Native Landscaping, Baker’s Lake Savanna Village of Barrington

2011 – Chicago Wilderness and USEPA – Conservation and Native Landscaping, Flint Creek Savanna Preserve

2004, 2009, 2011, 2013 Barrington Area Community Foundation – For Good Forever, In recognition for service to the Barrington area