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15May

TGCA: WENDY JUDGE PAULSON RECEIVES MARGARET DOUGLAS MEDAL FROM THE GARDEN CLUB OF AMERICA

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Wendy Judge Paulson (VBH Resident!), lifelong advocate for nature education  and biodiversity conservation, has received one of the highest honors bestowed by The Garden Club of America (GCA), the Margaret Douglas Medal. The award, presented to Paulson at the GCA’s annual meeting here this evening, is for notable service to the cause of conservation education. […]
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05May

BACT: Student Volunteers Got Down to Work on Earth Day at BACT’s Pederson Preserve

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Emily Solberg, Director of Public Programs and Volunteers 847-387-3149 emily@bactrust.org BARRINGTON, Ill. (April 27, 2017) – Students from Barrington High School and adult volunteers came out on Earth Day to help beautify Pederson Preserve, a nature preserve owned by Barrington Area Conservation Trust (BACT) and located on Lake Cook Road and […]
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03May

Welcome to the Board!

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On May 3, 2017, prior to a Special Meeting, our four elected officials took their Oath of Office and their seat on the Board of Trustees. Congratulations to President McLaughlin, Trustee Konicek Hannigan, Trustee Jacobsen and Trustee Zubak.  Thank you to all the family and friends who attended to support them.   See full video here. The […]
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27Apr

McLaughlin, Konicek Hannigan, Zubak & Jacobsen ELECTED

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All 4 counties have now released certified results for the April 4, 2017 election.  We can now officially announce that President Martin J. McLaughlin has been elected to another term as Village President.  Trustee Colleen Konicek Hannigan was also reelected to another term as Trustee. The election for the remaining two Trustee positions came down to three […]
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17Apr

EARTH DAY: Help Us Clean up the Village

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EARTH DAY Village Wide Cleanup  April 22nd is Earth Day! Show your appreciation for your neighborhood and Barrington Hills by participating in the Roadside Cleanup THIS WEEKEND. Get the kids, neighbors, friends and family and help clean up our roads. A lot of trash has accumulated on our roadsides this winter. April 22 is the day to […]
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11Apr

How YOU Can Support Monarch Butterfly Populations

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Simple Steps to Help Monarchs and Beautify Yards • Milkweed is essential to monarch reproduction since its larvae can only eat milkweed; • Plant only native species as some non-natives like tropical milkweed are harmful to monarch butterflies; • These natives will not cause allergies since their pollen is heavy and sticky and spread by […]
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04Apr

BACT: Nature Expert Doug Tallamy to Speak at BACT’s Annual Meeting

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Nature Expert Doug Tallamy to Speak at BACT’s Annual Meeting Learn About Sustaining Wildlife with Native Plants BARRINGTON, Ill. (March 15, 2017) – A “guru” in the insect and nature world, Doug Tallamy will speak at the Barrington Area Conservation Trust (BACT) Annual Meeting, to take place Tuesday, April 18 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. […]
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28Mar

CFC: Plant Sale Set for May 6-7

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   Citizens for Conservation will hold its 21st annual Native Plant, Shrub and Tree Sale on Saturday May 6 and Sunday May 7, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The sale will be held in the Good Shepherd Hospital barn area, east of the hospital, at 450 W. Highway 22, in Lake Barrington, across from CFC headquarters. […]
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