McHenry County Conservation District  •  18410 US Highway 14 •  Woodstock, IL 60098  •  815-338-MCCD(6223)



Wetland Plugs being added at Nippersink Canoe Base wetland.

Grant Funding

The Conservation District focuses its energies and financial resources in those areas where it can achieve the most impact, results, and value for the residents of McHenry County.

The Conservation District actively seeks grants from various local, state and federal sources to help offset the cost of numerous projects and site improvements and to enhance program development.


Nippersink Creek restoration
Between 2000 - 2012 the District has secured t nine years the District has been awarded $13,299,874 in grant funding.


To view a complete list of these grants and their associated projects click here.


ComEd Glacial Park Savanna Restoration



Pictured top to bottom:Planting wetland plugs at Nippersink Canoe Base (USFWS grant); Nippersink Creek stream restoration (IDNR grant); Savanna restoration oak tree planting at Glacial Park (ComEd grant); Ridgefield Trace regional trail (CMAQ grant).

Ridgefield Trace Grand Opening









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