The Nature Foundation of Will County presented the Forest Preserve with a $10,530 check on Thursday, April 11, that will be used to fund the District’s nature education, arts and interpretation programs.
This is the second check presented by the foundation so far in 2019. In January, the foundation donated $5,250 to the District. Foundation Board Chairman Jamie Donovan said the total amount of money donated to the District should exceed $25,000 by the end of the year.
“Since our first board meeting in April of 2014, The Nature Foundation of Will County has worked strategically to increase its support of the Forest Preserve’s conservation, education and recreation programs and services,” Donovan said.
The April donation will be used for the Forest Preserve’s: Preserve the Moment photo contest, Willy’s Wilderness website, Plum Creek Greenway Trail bench and art installations, roving naturalists' carts, exhibits at Lake Renwick and the care and feeding of reptiles housed at Plum Creek Nature Center.
Forest Preserve Board President Laurie Summers accepted the check on behalf of the District.
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