Citizens For Conservation

Project Title
Native Habitat Intern Restoration Project; Tom Vanderpoel Memorial
Barrington, IL

Funding for four, college summer interns who participate in weed control, seed production, planting plugs, education functions, and other miscellaneous conservation issues as part of a native habitat restoration project to return the Flint Creek Savanna, and other critical properties in the Barrington area, to their original (pre-1840) condition of tall grass prairie, oak and hickory savannas, sedge meadows, and wetlands as a habitat for bluebirds, bob-o-links and sand hill cranes. Donation honoring Tom Vanderpoel, board member and head of CFC’s restoration efforts. Tom was a visionary in the work of conservation, a 40 year veteran in the field and a friend to the Oberweiler Foundation.