McHenry County Conservation District (MCCD)
Migration season is upon us. Now is one of the best times of the year to spot unusual birds as they pass through the county on their journey south.
Weather patterns in Illinois this year are having an effect on leaves changing colors this fall, causing earlier changes that may not be as vibrant.
The trail would be built between McHenry County and Kenosha County, Wisconsin. Once done, it would link trails in Illinois to ones in Wisconsin.
The Nexamp solar farm near Harvard planted native seeds to restore prairie land while creating solar energy.
A woman was sentenced to the maximum of three years in prison Tuesday for moving the body of a man she and her daughter have maintained they believed was dead and leaving him in the North Branch Conservation area on April 28, 2022.
A mother and daughter pleaded guilty this month to moving the body of a man they believed was dead from a Richmond apartment and leaving him in “tall grass” in a conservation area, court records show.
Tired of brunch for Mother's Day? Consider these ideas to do something slightly different this weekend in McHenry County.
The McHenry County Board is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the McHenry County Conservation District Board of Trustees.
McHenry County – and more broadly northern Illinois – area holds a distinct reputation for having some of the strongest fishing spots in the state, said a fisheries biologist with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.
For Valerie Koehn, of Crystal Lake, exercise isn’t always just hopping on treadmills or elliptical machines inside her local fitness center. Sometimes it’s exploring McHenry County’s many nature trails, learning about clouds, and watching butterflies soar.
The McHenry Outdoor Theater opens this weekend. Also happening is downtown Crystal Lake's Garden Party and Flower Sale, a wildflower walk in Woodstock, a touch-a-truck event in Algonquin and a special World Migratory Bird Day event at Glacial Park.
An effort to grow the population of freshwater mussels – the most endangered group of organisms in the U.S. – in Nippersink Creek and its tributaries will be jumpstarted with a $15,000 contribution by the McHenry County Conservation Foundation.
A McHenry County judge ordered Friday that a Lake Villa man accused of firing a gun at McHenry homes and vehicles last month undergo a fitness evaluation, court records show.
McHenry County Conservation District will host an Earth Day celebration from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at Prairieview Education Center, 2112 Behan Road in Crystal Lake.
The first day of the Illinois trout season is Saturday and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources stocked trout at two McHenry County Conservation District sites, the agency said.