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Farming with Nature: The New Graziers

McHenry County is seeing a rise in the number of grass fed beef and dairy operations. There are a number of farms throughout the county where pastured meat and dairy products can even be purchased directly from the farmer.  Back...

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Winter Tree and Shrub Identification Videos

If you’ve ever wondered, “What kind of tree or shrub is that?” these are the videos for you!  Join Kim Elsenbroek, TLC’s Land Conservation Specialist, on a pre-recorded virtual tour to learn how to identify...

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Have flooding? Use native plants!

We’ve all seen the pictures: muddy floodwaters creeping to the doorsteps of homes around the country. Fox River flooding for one month in May 2020, covering the Thelins’ sedge meadow. As global warming leads to increasing...

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