Eagle Scout Projects
The BACT works with Eagle Scout candidates from Barrington area Boy Scout troops, providing oversight for service projects that help to improve the environmental quality of the land we preserve.
Previous projects include:
- Building an observation deck at Pederson Preserve (at intersection of Lake Cook Road and Hart Road across the street from Barrington High School)
- Removing invasive plants and installing sustainable native plants at Pederson Preserve
- Creating a woodchip walking trail and bridges at Barclay’s Woods in Tower Lakes
Available projects for current Eagle Scout candidates include:
- Building stairs to access wooded ravine at Mondschine Preserve (Barrington Hills)
- Building a bridge over the creek at Mondschine Preserve
- Conducting large-scale invasive buckthorn tree removal at Far Field Preserve (Barrington Hills) or Barclay’s Wood easement property (Tower Lakes)
Other projects will be considered upon request. For more information please call us at 847-387-3149.