Learn about the mission of The Conservation Foundation, an organization which places land into trust in order to preserve it for public use, at a breakfast meeting next week.
Foundation officials will be on hand at the event, which is being held at the headquarters of The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies. The event will be 7:30-9:30 a.m. Sept. 7, 2017, at Inland, located at 2901 Butterfield Road in Oak Brook. (Map)
A free breakfast will be served, but you must RSVP by contacting Scott LaMorte at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone at (630) 428-4500 extension 142. The event is hosted by foundation trustee and Illinois REALTORS® treasurer Dan Wagner. (Download a flyer about the event here).
Among topics for discussion:
- The foundation’s Natural Areas Assurance Program for housing developments.
- The “buy and hold” method of land preservation.
- Conservation easements
- And programs offered by the foundation.
According to the group’s website, The Conservation Foundation is one of the region’s oldest and largest not-for-profit land and watershed conservation organizations dedicated to preserving and restoring open space, protecting rivers and watersheds and promoting stewardship of the environment in northeastern Illinois.