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Sighting of the Southern Flying Squirrel

Many people confuse the Southern Flying Squirrel, Glaucomys Volans, with the Sugar Glider (Petaurus Breviceps). First, if you are reading this from Illinois, you may be surprised to find out that Illinois is home to the Southern Flying Squirrel. This magnificent creature can be found in the Eastern half of the United States […]

By |2018-10-25T06:59:13-05:00September 29th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Ancient Oaks Seedlings – Summer 2018

The summer is in full swing and the Ancient Oaks Foundation has been busy with the many tasks of habitat restoration.  We continue with removing weeds from local oak woodlands at Kuechmann park (626 N. Old Rand Rd) and the oak Ridge Marsh Nature Park (500 Lions Drive).  We hosted the St. Matthew Ladies Bible […]

By |2018-09-29T14:42:11-05:00July 17th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Ancient Oaks Seedlings – Spring 2018

What a winter is has been!  Since our last edition of Seedlings, we have logged well over 200 volunteer hours in the work of habitat restoration.  January’s Owl Walk was attended by 30 people who learned about the 6 different species of area owls.  In February, Shannon Westphal led us in Winter Tree Identification.  Our […]

By |2018-09-29T14:36:18-05:00May 1st, 2018|News|0 Comments

AOF Hires First Executive Director

Lake Zurich Conservation Non-Profit, Ancient Oaks Foundation, Hires First Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the Ancient Oaks Foundation, is pleased to announce the March 1 appointment of Claire Slattery as their new Executive Director. Ms. Slattery will be assuming responsibility for day to day operations as well as marketing, […]

By |2018-03-14T08:40:34-05:00March 14th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Ancient Oaks Seedlings – Winter 2018

You might think little conservation activity happens during the winter but that is not the case. Nearly every weekend volunteers are outdoors removing invasive brush and planting native seed in an effort to improve our community by preserving our oak woodlands and natural areas. Check out the Winter 2018 newsletter for the latest on our […]

By |2018-01-31T11:41:49-05:00January 31st, 2018|News|0 Comments