Please call your legislators to help support your McHenry-Lake County Soil & Water Conservation District!

Legislative Talking Points


2016 Envirothon Materials

 are now available



Upcoming Workshops


2016 Envirothon Competition
April 5, 2016
Prairieview Education Center

Long Range Plan 

View the Plan Here


Board of Directors Meetings
First Tuesday of each month
6:00 PM, District Office


April 2, 2016 Agenda




Due to budget cuts, office hours vary.  Please call before your visit to our office to ensure staff are able to assist you.

Welcome to the Website for McHenry-Lake County Soil and Water Conservation District.  Our purpose is to serve McHenry and Lake County, Illinois residents and businesses and assist in conserving and protecting the land, water, air, and other resources.


2016 McHenry-Lake SWCD

Election Results

Congratulations to Critchell Judd and Ron Bauman.  Each were re-elected for a 2-year term.  We also had a write-in candidate, Orrin Bangert.  Orrin Bangert has accepted this position.

2016 Fish, Tree and Pollinator/CRP Seed Brochures are now available!
































Pollinator and CRP Seed Program


2016 Price Brochure



Tree Order Deadline has passed but we still have stock available.  Please contact our office for availability. 
2016 Brochure



We have black and terra cotta Rain Barrels for sale in our office, please contact us for availability. 


Conservation Stewardship Program

Conservation Planning with a TWIST of Tax SAVINGS! 


For more information on this program please visit this link.



Listen to Our Public Service Announcement about

Lawn Care

(mp3 file - requires a media player)

Understanding Nutrient Pollution in Illinois Fact Sheet 



















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Woodstock, IL 60098
(815) 338-0099 x3