Jennifer has lived on her 3.5-acre property in Marengo for the last seven years.
Healthy native woodlands are needed to establish and maintain a healthy ecosystem for ourselves and all creatures great and small. McHenry County at pre-settlement, 1837, was about 40 percent oak/hickory woodland. There is little of that remaining.
The sound of birds calling blends with the gentle lapping of waves along the shoreline. The pop of vibrant color from wildflowers serves as a backdrop for the greenery of sedges along the waterfront.