ICF UPDATE

SAVE THE DATE - OCTOBER 4, 2014

ICF 20th ANNIVERSARY GALA
 

Join us at the Hilton Chicago/Indian Lakes Resort as we celebrate the Foundation's 20th anniversary!  Support our efforts to dedicate the next decade to educating Illinois' youth on natural resources and our mission to turn screen time into green time.

 

Keynote speaker is Rob Keck, one of the nation’s best-known conservation advocates and Director of Conservation for Bass Pro Shops.

 

Join us as we recognize the 2014 Hall of Fame Inductees.

 

TYCEC NEWS

MONSANTO

We sincerely appreciate Monsanto's support for our efforts to "Turn Screen Time into Green Time."

John R. Robben, Monsanto, presented ICF Executive Director Eric Schmidt with a check for $10,000.  These funds will purchase equipment educators can use for hands-on lessons at TYCEC, including a camera-equipped microscope, soil-testing kit, weather station, aquatic nets and much more! 

EDUCATION STATION

The Torstenson Education Station, our new mobile Learning Center will be ready to hit the road this fall! Thanks to generous donations from the Torstenson Foundation and Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, our mobile station can bring our conservation programs to your area and is filled with all types of equipment, binoculars, GPS units, fishing and archery equipment, hand lenses, skulls and pelts and so much more! Stay tuned for updates and reservation information.

CHICAGO PARK DISTRICT

The Torstenson Youth Conservation Education Center is alive with activity this month! Many of our visitors are participating in the Chicago Park District's youth camping program, camping in the "wilderness" and exploring the nature of the site. 

 

20th Anniversary - 1994 - 2014

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