Defenders Cleaning Non-Native Species from Woodstock Property

That’s what volunteers were doing last Saturday. Students from Woodstock High School joined several others for restoration work at The Environmental Defenders’ property on Dean Street in Woodstock for the national “Make a Difference Day.” Volunteers cleared non-native, invasive plants … Continue reading

Clean Energy Jobs Seminar in McHenry on Thursday

A communication from the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County: Join the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County, Illinois Environmental Council and Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition for a clean energy conversation with State Senator Pam Althoff. This facilitated conversation will be an … Continue reading

Defenders Garage Sale at Algonquin Township Highway Department on Route 14

A press release from the Environment Defenders of McHenry County: ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENDERS’ SUMMER GARAGE SALE SET FOR JULY 19-21  Keep the spirit of “Spring Cleaning” alive and donate your things to The Environmental Defenders! Woodstock, IL – June 28, 2018 –The Environmental … Continue reading

Defenders Seek Visual Support for Solar Panel Zoning at Tuesday County Board Meeting

A message from the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County: McHenry County Board to Vote on County’s First Community Solar Projects On Tuesday evening, July 17, the McHenry County Board will vote on the first community solar projects in our county. This … Continue reading

Defenders’ Woodstock Hallway Book Sale from June 14th through June 26th

A press release from the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County: ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENDERS’ HALLWAY USED BOOK SALE, June 14th-26th WOODSTOCK – The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County are holding their annual Hallway Book Sale at the Woodstock Square Mall, 110 S. … Continue reading

Hultgren & Roskam Join Congressional Climate Solutions Caucus

A press release from the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County: Reps. Hultgren and Roskam join bipartisan House Climate Solutions Caucus  Woodstock, Thursday, May 24 – The McHenry County Chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby applauds Rep. Randy Hultgren (R IL – 14) … Continue reading

Defenders Seek Solar Farm Support for McHenry County Zoning Meeting

An email from the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County: Member Action Alert: Environmental Defenders, please express your support for community solar farms and renewable energy in McHenry County by attending a ZBA hearing THIS WEDNESDAY.* *Note there was a misprint … Continue reading

Environmental Defenders Receive $8,950 in Grants for Staffing & Computer Upgrades

A press release from The Community Foundation The Community Foundation for McHenry County awards Grant to The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County at March Ceremony April 4, 2018, Woodstock, IL The Community Foundation for McHenry County has named The Environmental … Continue reading