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March 2020

One Earth Film Festival

March 7, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am CST
Barrington Hills Riding Center, 361 Bateman Road
Barrington Hills, IL 60010 United States
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Join Go Green Barrington and the Barrington Area Library for the One Earth Film Festival at the Catlow in Barrington.  Look for BACT's Teens4Green in the lobby!  8 Billion Angels weaves together the voices of people around the world to help us fully understand the human impact on ecology. Local environmental groups will be on hand to provide a range of action steps.  Free event but please register at gogreenbarrington.org.          

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April 2020

Teens4Green Meeting-Canceled

April 17, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CDT
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Barrington Hills Riding Center, 361 Bateman Road
Barrington Hills, IL 60010 United States
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Teens4Green meet once a month during the school year to discuss conservation topics and create outreach activities.  Additionally, the teen board represents BACT in a variety of BACT events as well as community programs. Come join our fun group and make a difference in the community!    

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Postponed-Earth Day Celebration

April 22, 2020 @ 3:30 am - 11:30 am CDT
Pederson Preserve, 42°09'14.5"N 88°09'02.7"W
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Planting day at Pedersen Preserve.        

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June 2020

BACT Summer Internship

June 7, 2020 - June 19, 2020
Pederson Preserve, 42°09'14.5"N 88°09'02.7"W
Barrington, IL 60010 United States

This week long summer internship provides a hands-on opportunity to explore, learn, and participate in a variety of scientific methods utilized in the environmental field.  Must be a current high school student, including incoming freshmen through seniors who graduate the spring immediately before the program.      

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August 2020

Tartans for the Trust

August 28, 2020 - August 29, 2020

BACT invites the entire community to it's multi-generational highlander festival!  This unique event brings a variety of opportunities to be involved.  Follow the button below to explore how your clan can take part!

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September 2020

The Nature of Our Changed World

September 26, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
Barrington Hills Riding Center, 361 Bateman Road
Barrington Hills, IL 60010 United States
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TICKETS on SALE starting AUGUST 21, 2020 For a limited number of tickets call: 224 512 4066    The Fox River Valley Hound Heritage Foundation in association with Barrington’s White House will present a panel discussion on the impact of the COVID 19 virus on Air, Water, Habitat, and Wildlife in the Fox River Valley, Saturday, September 26, 2020, at 4 pm at the Barrington Hills Riding Center arena, 361 Bateman Road, Barrington Hills, IL 60010. There will be a

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October 2020

Oaktober Fest

October 4, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
Far Field Nature Preserve, Lake Cook & Old Sutton Road
Barrington, IL 60010 United States

Join us to celebrate October and the coming of Fall. Seed collecting, dispersal and oak tree planting at our beautiful Far Field Nature Preserve. Registration required. Click on the liability waiver to register. Because of COVID we have hour time slots. Please dress for the weather and bring your own mask, work gloves, water bottle and snack if necessary. Please check the website’s homepage in case of inclement weather. Thanks to the Barrington Breakfast Rotary Club and The Garden Club

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April 2021

Go Native in Your Backyard (Zoom Presentation)

April 8 @ 7:00 pm CDT
Barrington Area Library, 505 N. Northwest Highway
Barrington, IL 60010 United States

Explore the beauty and function of native plants, in collaboration with Barrington Area Library. Environmental Restoration Specialist David Eubanks has restored native ecologies with private landowners, Openlands, Cook County Forest Preserves, the City of Chicago, and the Lincoln Park Conservancy. He’ll share the different requirements of prairie, woodland, and wetland plants, and how to source and maintain the best native wildflowers, grasses, shrubs, and trees for your specific niche. Q & A to follow.

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Earth Day at Pederson Preserve

April 22 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
Pederson Preserve, 42.154020, -88.150744
Barrington, IL 60010 United States

#RestoreOurEarth Details for Earth Day at Pederson Preserve: We will be planting! Advance registration required (Click on register link).  Park at the Barrington High School.  Please dress for the weather.  Wear your mask ~ we will be social distancing. 

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August 2021

Tartans for the Trust – 20th Anniversary

August 28 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm CDT
Barrington Hills Park District Riding Center, 361 Bateman Road
Barrington Hills, IL 60010 United States

Let's Celebrate Barrington's Exceptional Open Spaces!          .                                       Live music plus activities for the whole family! Pack a picnic (or treat yourself to our on-site food options!), your favorite libation, lawn concert gear, and join us for an afternoon of fun and fellowship! Featuring Barrington's own singer/songwriter Pat McKillen! Spirit and cider tastings by Mesh & Bone! Mini

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