We are still accepting registrations for our Junior Naturalist II camp next week, June 12-15. For program details and registration click here.
Barrington Area Spring Bird Walks & Hikes 2023
We are excited to once again sponsor this fabulous series of local bird watching adventures! Track spring migration with Barrington naturalists Wendy Paulson, Barb Karon and Laura Simpson.Walks are free and open to the public. Spaces are limited and registration is required.Bring binoculars (and insect repellent if desired) and dress for the weather. See full list dates and view details. …
Fall 2022 Newsletter
Read the full Fall 2022 Newsletter.
We are plugging away and getting our wetland warrior species out into the landscape. And, of course, we are deep into garlic mustard pulling season. Thanks to all of our dedicated volunteers, who help us sow seed, repot growing plants and install plugs in restoration areas. We are now into the full swing of spring restoration activities. Join us to …
Hill ‘N Dale Preserve Acquisition
Citizens for Conservation Acquires 246.5-Acre Hill ‘N Dale Farm Southfrom The Duchossois Group Learn more!
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Help us protect natural areas and restore native plant communitiesin the greater Barrington area. Membership benefits include discounts at CFC plant sales, free admission to our educational programs, free children’s classes, and much more. Become a member today!
BACF Grant Supports Wetlands Education Trail
CFC was recently awarded a grant of $3,750 from the Barrington Area Community Foundation (BACF) to begin phase one of the Wild Onion Wetland Trail project. This new trail will allow residents to be closer to nature and provide information on this “green” project happening in our community. The long-term goal of this Wild Onion Wetland Trail project is to …
Junior Naturalist Camp
“These Camp sessions have now been completed for 2022. Watch this space for details on our 2023 programs.” Learn about nature all around you. Join CFC’s Youth Summer Camp. Hands-on experiences, learning, crafts, fun and new friends. Age-appropriate activities in small groups with high adult-to-camper ratio. Two age-specific camps offered. Kids will be wowed by exploring prairie, wetland, and savanna …
Barrington Area Spring Bird Walks & Hikes 2022
Sponsored by Citizens for Conservation
Track spring migration with Barrington naturalists Wendy Paulson, Barb Karon and Laura SimpsonWalks are free and open to the public. But spaces are limited and REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Bring binoculars (and insect repellent if desired) and dress for the weather. June 6, 7:00 am. – Horizon Farm–Cook County’s newest Forest Preserve. This location offers easy walking on a paved road. …