Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Update- Project Quercus

Our post earlier this month McHenry County Oak Conservation Collaborative Kicks Off covered the launch of Project Quercus. This event was also covered by Green Screen MC- Environmental Television for McHenry County which shows Mondays 8:30pm on Comcast Public Access Channel 17, and is also available online.

July 16, 23, 30 -The Future Mighty Oaks of McHenry County.
It's been estimated that most of the county's oaks (and the oak savanna ecosystem they host) will be gone in twenty years unless large scale replanting and public education begins immediately.

Watch the launch of the ambitious Project Quercus planting program and the young people committed to turning back the accelerating loss of McHenry County's signature tree, the oak. the video on YouTube