Illinois-Wisconsin Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge Approved by Secretary of the Interior

A message from Openlands, plus the press release from the Department of the Interior: Openlands wants you, our friends and supporters, to be among the first to hear this important news: Just minutes ago,¬†Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar¬†authorized the … Continue reading

Comments Solicited for Hackmatack Wildlife Area Next Week

The McHenry County Libertarian Party sent the following information about open houses being held at the County Administrative Building and the McHenry County Conservation District’s Lost Valley Visitor Center concerning the Fish and Wildlife Service’s wildlife area in northern McHenry … Continue reading

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Approves Hackmatack Feasibility Study

Last week, the McHenry County Board endorsed creation of a wildlife refuge in northern McHenry County and southern Wisconsin. Now a feasibility study has been approved by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. The following press release has been issued … Continue reading