"Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts." -- Rachel Carson
Each year one piece of art receives Best in Show and two Honorable Mentions are awarded as well.
Stephanie and Jerry Simon value the preservation of habitat for native plants and wildlife.
The Land Conservancy of McHenry County (TLC) launched the 5,000 Acre Challenge to protect our region's oak woods.
We’ve all seen the pictures: muddy floodwaters creeping to the doorsteps of homes around the country.
Fox River flooding for one month in May 2020, covering the Thelins' sedge meadow.
Monarchs and other pollinator species add beauty, interest, and we depend on them for the work they to do to sustain our local ecosystems.
Studies keep showing the benefits of being out in nature (and some doctors are even prescribing outdoor time)!
Make a monthly contribution to fit your budget, and make a significant impact on preserving land for life in McHenry County.
Whether you have acres of land, or a small patch of earth, anyone can make a difference by caring for nature at home.
TLC recently launched the 5,000 Acre Challenge to increase the amount of oak woods protected in McHenry County. This is the story of one family’s work to protect their oaks.