22Jun
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BACT’s 2020 Summer Internship

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For the 6th year, BACT  hosted a high school internship program, teaching and working with eager-to-learn students on our preserves.  Nine young people from three area high schools participated in the program, which we adapted for social distancing.  This year’s program included an online component for students to research daily themes that were introduced in the field. These
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04Mar
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Bringing Nature Home

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Ever wonder how to bring native wildflowers, grasses, trees and shrubs into your yard? BACT invited Dave Eubanks for a free community presentation on the subject. Dave is a landscape designer who works with landowners who desire the beauty and function of native plants. He explained the differences between prairie, woodland, and wetland plants, which
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14Jan
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Spotlight on Bob and Denise Krause

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At Barrington Area Conservation Trust, we are inspired by members of our community who are leaders in conservation and preservation of nature. Let us introduce you to Bob and Denise Krause, residents of Barrington Hills, whose commitment to protecting turtle populations and to restoring the natural habitat of their property sets an example for all
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04Dec
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BACT’s Conservation@School Program at BHS

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The mission of BACT’s Conservation@School is to provide the opportunity for high school students to engage in the environment through a variety of experiences including classroom programs, hands-on fieldwork, career exploration, internships, and extracurricular activities.  Our Conservation@School coordinator, Navraaz Basati(Raaz) has been busy this fall at Barrington High School inspiring our future environmental stewards. In
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25Nov
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New signs at Pederson Preserve

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Take in the view at Pederson Preserve! The entire community will enjoy the new educational signs made possible by a grant from the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation.
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