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Farmland Protection Directory

25 E Washington Street, Suite 1650, Chicago, IL 60602
Phone Number
(312) 863-6250
Type of Entity
Land trust
Year Created
State(s) of Operation
Counties of Operation
(IL) Cook, (IL) DuPage, (IL) Grundy, (IL) Kane, (IL) Kankakee, (IL) Kendall, (IL) Lake, (IL) LaSalle, (IL) McHenry, (IL) Will
Types of Resources Protected
Water resources including wetlands
Important natural areas / wildlife habitat
Open space
Recreation land
Urban parks / gardens / open space
Farm / ranch land
Types of Assistance Offered to Farmers
Assist with farm succession planning and farm transfer
Help producers find land
Lease land to farmers or ranchers
Sell protected farms or ranches to commercial operators
Support implementation of conservation plans
Federal program participation

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