Learn how to create a backyard sanctuary

Sunday, September 21, 9:00 – 10:00 am

Enjoy an educational Conservation@Home presentation at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 337 Ridge Road, Barrington, Illinois with BACT executive director Lisa Woolford. Find out how your yard can provide valuable habitat for birds, butterflies, and other wildlife, while addressing problem areas and improving water quality.

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Call your senator today

Conservation easements save land

The Conservation Easement Incentive Act will encourage more people to save land

The Conservation Easement Incentive Act needs your support

The Conservation Easement Incentive Act needs your support to pass in the Senate. Contact Senator Dick Durbin (202) 224-2152 or www.durban.senate.gov and Mark Kirk (202) 224-2854 or www.kirk.senate.gov to vote “yes” for this important legislation.

With the Conservation Easement Incentive Act:

+ the maximum deduction a donor can take for donating a conservation easement will rise from 30% of their adjusted gross income (AGI) to 50%

+ qualified farmers and ranchers will be able deduct up to 100% of their AGI Read More »

Family Planting Day 2014

 An afternoon that brought people together to do something good

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On the afternoon of Sunday, September 14, students from Barrington High School, the BHS Football Team, National Honor Society, Boy Scout Troop 21, individuals, and families came out for a beautiful afternoon installing 400 native plants at Pederson Preserve under the watchful eye of Eagle Scout candidate Matt Parsons along with the staff from BACT. Great work and many thanks :)

Northern Trust helps Pederson Preserve

Corporate group comes out for a great afternoon of service

Seven energetic employees from Northern Trust came to Pederson Preserve on Thursday, August 7 to remove invasive plants threatening this local natural area. To learn more about how your company come out and make a difference, please call April at (847) 387-3149.

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