or a yellow birch,
or an old acquaintance among the pines.
Henry David Thoreau 1817-1862
Saving McHenry County Oak Groves
The Chicago Tribune article today highlights the efforts of The Land Conservancy of McHenry County, McHenry County Conservation District, Glacier Oaks Nursery and Project Quercus.
McHenry County coalition works to return oaks to full splendor
In McHenry County, coalition taking steps to restore shrinking forests
By Carolyn Starks- Tribune staff reporter
"The oak saplings at Glacier Oaks Nursery in Harvard are bundled like children in a snowstorm inside warm tunnels that will help them thrive until spring. They may look fragile, but their spindly branches carry a heavy burden.
Conservationists are counting on these baby trees as a small step in helping assure that mighty oak forests remain rooted in McHenry County..."
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