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Illinois Prairie Chapter of Wild Ones

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Upcoming Events

October 2017

ParkLands at 50 years: Mission unchanged; Methods evolving

October 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mennonite Church of Normal, Corner of Cottage and Hovey
Normal, IL 61761 United States
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Guy Fraker will share with us information on how the ParkLands Foundation is involved in land preservation in Illinois. ParkLands was founded in 1967, the consummation of Loring Merwin’s (the publisher of the Pantagraph) vision.  The original concept was for ParkLands to act as an intermediary, assembling adjacent tracts of land which would them be conveyed to an appropriate unit of government to preserve. Unfortunately this plan did not work out as intended. ParkLands now holds over 3,000 acres. This…

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