The policies and politics of protecting Illinois' environment.
March 22, 2006
Victory for DeKalb County Forest Preserves
Sierra Club's campaign efforts in DeKalb county were focused on supporting a land acquisition referendum for the DeKalb County Forest Preserve District. If you haven't been there lately, the county is undergoing rapid sprawl and until now had no funding available to try to save wetlands, prairies, and forests from development.
Tuesday's victory provides $5 million over the next decade. Details are here.