April Earth Week
April 10, 2015|
Signs of Spring are everywhere and nothing says “spring” more than Earth Day and Arbor Day.
Earth Day is on Wednesday, April 22 and to kick off the week, BACT will be working with community volunteers and students from Barrington High School removing buckthorn from our Far Field Preserve on Sunday, April 19 from 1 – 4 pm. Far Field is located in Barrington Hills at the corner of Lake-Cook and Old Sutton Roads. Parking is available along Lake-Cook Road.
On April 22, students and community volunteers meet again to plant and remove debris from Pederson Preserve. The preserve is located across from the high school and volunteers will meet at the high school tennis courts before dispersing to strategic areas on the preserve. We will meet at 2:15 and work until 4:30pm. We meet rain or shine, so come prepared for the weather! Bring a friend, have some fun, and make a difference in our community!
On April 23rd, Arbor Day, join BACT and the Barrington Area Library at the library meeting room on the main floor at 7pm. BACT Conservation@ Home coordinator Beth Adler, BACT Naturalist April Anderson, and library staff members will work together to present information on native trees, ways to landscape with native plants, and the reasons this is so important to our community. Visit www.barringtonarealibrary.org to reserve your spot. BACT will be giving oak tree saplings to participants.