Oaktober Fest!

October 13th, 1:00-3:00

At Far Field Nature Preserve

(On the corner of Lake Cook Rd. and Old Sutton Rd., Barrington Hills)

Join the Barrington Area Conservation Trust for our annual Fall family festival.  Enjoy live music and a bonfire while you relish the beauty of Mother Nature.  Plant native plants, learn about bees, and enjoy seed collecting.  Please bring your shovels and gloves.  This event is free and open to the public.  Snacks for purchase.


OakTober Fest will take place rain or shine. In the event of unsafe weather, lightning, tornadoes, etc. BACT will close the property.


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Concert Photos!

Thank you to all who came out to our Concert for Conservation!  Click here to see all the photos from the beautiful day “Under The Tall Oaks.”

Restoration Workdays

Become a wilderness warrior!  Join BACT at Far Field Nature Preserve for our next workday!  Click here for upcoming dates and more information!

Volunteer Conservation Educator Opportunity

 School year is right around the corner.  Assist BACT’s Conservation@School Coordinator with school fieldwork experiences, internships and classroom presentations for high school students.

Click here for more details.