19Sep

Barrington Area Conservation Trust “Tartans for the Trust”

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Date: August 31, 2019 Place: Barrington Hills Park District Riding Center Time: 3-7 pm Committee: Chrissie Mena, Julie Linnekin, Judy Gibbons, Caroline Milne, Jenne Lennon Events Committee at BACT (board members): Matt Vondra, Meghan Norton, Cindy Galley, Karen Trzaska, Jan Nestrud, Jennifer Lucas Mission: The mission of the Barrington Area Conservation Trust is to preserve
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19Sep

Conservation Organizations Awarded BACF Grant to Develop Educational Resources

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Three Barrington area conservation organizations will collaborate to help Barrington-area residents protect local water sources, thanks to a $5,000 grant from the Barrington Area Community Foundation.  Flint Creek/Spring Creek Watersheds Partnership (FC/SCWP), Barrington Area Conservation Trust (BACT) and Citizens for Conservation (CFC) will work together to create restoration demonstration areas, educational activities, native planting instructions,
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19Sep

2019 Spring Reception at Sanfilippo Polo Fields

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Ninety Barrington Area residents gathered at the beautiful Barrington Hills Sanfilippo family polo field for an evening cocktail reception honoring the generous donors for the Barrington Area Conservation Trust (BACT). The thank-you event was generously sponsored by UBS, The Klaas group. Barrington’s own Region restaurant, Dave and Jillian Perlick prepared sumptuous appetizers enjoyed by all.
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19Sep

2019 Summer Internship Program

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In its fourth summer, BACT’s high school summer internship continues to grow and is in high demand.  This year ten students participated from Barrington, Elgin Academy, and William Fremd High Schools.  This educational internship provides a hands-on opportunity to explore, learn, and participate in a variety of scientific methods utilized in the environmental field.  These
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19Sep

Earth Day 2019

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Barrington area residents of all ages came together at the Earth Day Celebration hosted by Barrington Area Conservation Trust on Monday, April 22 at Pederson Preserve.   Over 350 people participated, including nine BHS science classes, two businesses, the Leo Club students, the National Honor Society, Rotary Club members, families, grandparents, children, and many other community
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