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Art of the Land Fundraiser

Art of the Land Fundraiser 2024 Dates Announced! The event includes artwork, artisan items, nature photography contest, live music, appetizers, raffle prizes and much more! Thirty percent of art sold supports The Land Conservancy...

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Job Openings

Job Openings Work with a great group of people who are passionate about the McHenry County landscape! Please follow the instructions in the job description to apply.  There are no positions open at this time. Please check...

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Taking Care to be Anti-Racist

The same month that I was born, August 1963, was when Martin Luther King Jr gave his “I have a dream speech,” in which he said he dreamed of a day when his “four little children will one day live in a nation...

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Let the Sun Shine In

If you drive along Illinois Route 120 between Woodstock and McHenry, you have surely seen the Wolf Oak Woods property. This is the site where “that oak” lives. You know, the large bur oak whose branches touch the ground! The...

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Happy Valentine’s Day

What do you associate with Valentine’s Day? Hearts and flowers? A box of chocolates? Valentine’s Day cards? Birds? In the fifth century A.D., Pope Galesius established February 14 as the Feast of Saint Valentine...

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