02May
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Open Spaces Brief – May 2021

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May was first celebrated as American Wetlands Month in 1991. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) joins other federal, local, indigenous and private partners to educate, involve and engage Americans in this valuable but rarely understood natural resource.
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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 [email protected] Program at BHS

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The mission of BACT’s [email protected] 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 [email protected] 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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02Oct
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BACT Spotlight: Robert McGinley

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In 2003, the McGinley family found a way to protect the land they love by creating the largest permanent land preservation easement in the state of Illinois, supported by the Barrington Area Conservation Trust. Robert McGinley grew up in the Barrington area on his family’s 400+ acre “Horizon Farm” property where he gained an appreciation
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19Sep
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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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