• We actively restore land
    putting back in place the full biodiversity that once covered northeast Illinois.
  • Saved over 3,000 acres
    of natural lands in the Barrington Area since our beginning in 1971.
  • We educate & encourage
    a caring attitude towards the environment and open space.
  • Volunteers are the CFC lifeblood
    and represent a cross-section of area residents.

Native Tree and Shrub Program

Get ready for CFC’s fall tree and shrub sale by attending this presentation. Learn which plants will thrive in your yard; then place your pre-order by September 2. Program will be at the Barrington Village Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday August 19. Doors open at 7 for displays and handouts.

Please RSVP to 847-382-7283. 

Youth Education Classes

Download the Registration Form, or see our Youth Education page.

Life in the Prairie - Aug 23

Join us for an afternoon discovering nature’s diversity in the tallgrass prairie.

Festival of the Oaks - Oct 11

Learn about oak restoration and identification, gather acorns and enjoy many more fun activities.

Native Tree and Shrub Sale - Saturday September 20

Since autumn is an ideal time for planting trees and shrubs, now is the time to plan for any additions you want to make to your yard. 

All trees and shrubs must be preordered. Orders due September 2. 


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