Defenders Overwhelming with Old TVs

A press release from the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County: ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENDERS OF MCHENRY COUNTY SUSPEND JANUARY AND FEBRUARY 2016 RECYCLING DRIVES Due to the unprecedented volume of electronics recently received at the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County’s (EDMC) monthly … Continue reading

“Moral Response to Climate Change” Meeting Tonight

From the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County: A Moral Response to Climate Change Thursday, September 3, 2015    6:30 – 8pm Where: Resurrection Catholic Church, 2918 S. Country Club Rd, Woodstock (1.5 miles north of Ridgefield, IL) No Cost, all are … Continue reading

County Fair Fills a Tent

The McHenry County Board may have failed in its effort to corral all the faith-based exhibits in a “Faith Tent,” (see “County Fair Association Capitulates to Pro-Lifers“. But the Environmental Defenders reports that environment exhibitors will be grouped together in … Continue reading

CL’s Independence Day Parade – 5

Part 5 of political aspects of the Crystal Lake Independence Day Parade. Here’s one with a political message from the Environmental Defenders: Next, came marchers for the new FoodShed Co-op. This group is trying to start a locally-based grocery store. … Continue reading

Defenders Question Woodstock HS Artificial Turf

From the Environmental Defenders email: D200 School Board will be accepting bids for possible approval of the application of [a $955,170] crumb rubber (a component of Synthetic or Artificial Turf) to Larry Dale Field at Woodstock High School THIS SUMMER. … Continue reading

Defenders To Talk Trash in Algonquin

A press release from the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County: Algonquin Talks Trash:  A COMMUNITY RECYCLING EVENT Algonquin, April 30, 2015: The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County and Teagen Andrews Commercial Recycling Program Advocate from Ecossential Solutions Inc. are hosting … Continue reading

Defenders Offer Scholarship

A press release from the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County: Environmental Defenders of McHenry County Offering $1,000 Scholarship WOODSTOCK – The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County is offering an Entering College scholarship of $1,000 to an outstanding high school senior planning … Continue reading

Defenders’ Awards

At last Sunday’s Annual Meeting of the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County, the Theta Award was presented to the Illinois Environmental Council. Representing the statewide environmental organization were President  Lenore Beyer-Clow and Executive Director Jen Walling. They received this top … Continue reading

McHenry Electronics Recycling Sat. 9-12

A press release from the McHenry County Defenders: DEFENDERS’ RECYCLING DRIVE IN MCHENRY March 14th Recycling Drive accepts fluorescent tubes, electronics, Styrofoam™, more! McHENRY – On Saturday, March 14th, the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County (EDMC) will conduct a recycling … Continue reading

Defenders Joining Citizens’ Climate Lobbying Effort

A press release from the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County: Citizensʼ Climate Lobby Meeting – March 10 CRYSTAL LAKE – Report from the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County Education Committee: heavy storms wild winds droughts wild-fires floods all indications of climate scientists … Continue reading

Defenders Plan Meeting on Legislative Advocary

A press release from the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County: Green Drinks on March 4th, 2015 CRYSTAL LAKE – In McHenry County, the first Wednesday of each month is Green Wednesday! The public is invited to McHenry County Green Drinks … Continue reading

Defenders 45th Brunch

A press release from the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County: Environmental Defenders’ 45th Anniversary Brunch WOODSTOCK – The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County invite the public to celebrate the 45th Anniversary of the organization with its members on Sunday, March … Continue reading