September Press Releases

Chris Wu CFC News, Press Releases

Get caught up on all the latest news regarding: Autumn Bird Hikes (9/13, 9/22, 10/13, 10/22, 11/3) CFC Youth Education Series – Acorns to Oaks (September 16) Ignite the Night – Cookout and Concert (September 30) Seed Harvesting Volunteers Needed (Sundays) CFC September Press Releases

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

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

March Press Releases

Chris Wu Announcements, Press Releases

Get caught up on all the latest news regarding: Community Education Series – Benefits of Native Shrubs CFC Youth Education Series – Bird Rehab Center Tour CFC Native Plant Sale CFC Native Garden Program Wendy Paulson Bird Walks Habitat Corridors CFC Winter Workdays CFC March 2017 Press Releases

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

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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

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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

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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 …