The next time you are traveling along Route 47 between Woodstock and Hebron, look for a sunlit oak savanna on the east side of the road where the road crosses the Nippersink Creek. The savanna marks the place where the Shaw family once pastured their dairy cows. The cows are long gone, but the son that spent so much time playing and working on this land is still there.
Project Quercus, TLC's Oak Conservation Program, Turns 10 Next Year
Project Quercus started in 2006 with the simple goal of ensuring oak woodlands continue to be part of the McHenry County landscape hundreds of years from now. The program has evolved over the last 10 years.
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