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New Land Acquisitions

We are pleased to announce the acquisition of two important Conservation Lands — Silberhorn Conservation Area and Savannah Oaks Conservation Area! These two new conservation areas have been established to help preserve important habitats and expand public opportunity for passive recreation. Both sites are identified as critical and sensitive lands by the Boone and Winnebago […]

BCCD Awarded Environmental Grant from ComEd, Openlands

BCCD Awarded Environmental Grant from ComEd, Openlands Grant to Support Local Open Space Project BELVIDERE, IL – July 17, 2019 – ComEd and Openlands announced today that the Boone County Conservation District is one of 26 public agencies from northern Illinois to receive an environmental grant from the organizations through the annual ComEd Green Region […]