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Openlands Land Preservation

25 E. Washington, Suite 1650
Chicago, IL 60602-1708

Contact: Robert Megquier, Director of Land Preservation
Phone: 312-863-6272
Fax: 312-863-6251
Openlands Land Preservation

Openlands Land Preservation (formerly known as CorLands) is dedicated to the preservation of natural areas and the acquisition of open space. Openlands Land Preservation helps communities in northeastern Illinois increase the quantity and quality of open space for public enjoyment. In the past 30 years, Openlands Land Preservation has helped local governments and private landowners protect more than 15,000 acres of open space, valued at over $500 million.


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Openlands Land Preservation
The 408 acres of wooded hills and ravines of the Hoover Boy Scout Camp, along a mile of the Fox River, are surrounded by farmland and fast-encroaching development. CorLands purchased the camp in stages, allowing the Kendall County Forest Preserve District to assemble funding over a three-year period. “This is going to be an incredible legacy for Kendall County,” the mayor says. “I’m proud to have had a part in it.” Full Story

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