Preserving Lake Zurich’s Natural Areas
through education, volunteerism, long-term planning and supportive funding
The Ancient Oaks Foundation is a charitable foundation dedicated to the preservation and restoration of the Lake Zurich area’s oak woodlands and natural areas.
- Restore and preserve natural areas by decreasing invasive species and reintroducing native vegetation.
- Educate residents and municipal staff in the care of natural areas.
- Encourage community involvement through volunteerism and AOF membership.
- Develop supportive funding for these activities from individuals, businesses and organizations.
- Assist in developing sustainable, long term plans for the care of natural areas.
Boardwalk before(l) and after(r) restoration. The area is now full of sunlight and flowers are thriving. Justin G added handrails on the boardwalk to make it safer.
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