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Author: Glenda

Meet TLC Volunteer Carol Giammattei

How (and when) did you start volunteering for TLC? I read a newspaper article about an Oak Rescue being held at Yonder Prairie in Woodstock with The Land Conservancy of McHenry County. This was in January 2015.Why do you volunteer? I...

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Local sources for farm-fresh food

A listing of local sources for farm-fresh food. Meats, Veggies and more MM Graff of M’s Organic Farm 14101 Washington Street Woodstock, IL 60098 630-945-4458 Organic...

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You don’t have to be big to do big things

The wonders of nature on a half-acre in McHenry Native plants abound at the Shroyers’ home in McHenry.  In 1987 Bob Schroyer and Pat Sullivan-Schroyer fell in love with a half-acre parcel in McHenry and the natural...

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In Memory of Becky Walkington

Becky Walkington, daughter of Dick & Betty Babcock, passed away Jan. 16, 2018 after a struggle with cancer. Becky continued the stewardship of Spring Hollow Nature Preserve that her parents started decades ago. A loving...

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An Arborist’s Perspective on Tree Care

Many people tell me they don’t think that trees need care or attention. They think that trees in the woods don’t need help to survive, so they don’t do anything to help them. I can appreciate this perspective, but...

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