TLC has preserved over 2,500 acres of land! We've preserved over 465 acres through our conservation areas that we own (shown in red), and over 2,000 acres through private conservation easements (shown in blue). Sites with public access, trails, and parking are shown in green. A conservation easement is a voluntary, permanent agreement between a landowner and a qualified organization, The Land Conservancy, allowing the owner to continue to use and enjoy the land and eventually sell it or pass it to his or her heirs, knowing that it will remain undeveloped.
Click on the map to learn more about each natural area TLC has protected!
The map below displays historic oak woodlands of McHenry County from a survey conducted in 1837 (shown in light green). Simply type your address in the search bar to see if your property had oaks historically!