Join the Dream

The following organizations have signed on as supporters of the proposed
Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge.
Friends of Hackmatack
Steering Committee:
A group of citizens from
McHenry County, Illinois
and Walworth County, Wisconsin
You, too, can join our list of supporters. CLICK HERE to support the dream!
Other Links
Operation Migration
Organizational Friends:
Audubon Society, Chicago Region
Barrington Area Council of Governments
Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning
Chicago Wilderness Alliance
Citizens for Conservation
ClearWater Outdoor, Lake Geneva, WI
Dari Company, Hebron, IL
Daughters of the American Revolution,
   La Grange/Le Portage chapter

Ducks Unlimited
Endangered Species Protection Board
Environmental Defenders of McHenry County
Faith In Place
The Field Museum of Chicago
Flatwater Canoe and Kayak Rentals, Richmond
Friends of Big Foot Beach State Park
Friends of the Fox River
Fox River Ecosystem Partnership
Geneva Lake Conservancy
Illinois Audubon Society
Illinois Nature Preserves Commission
International Crane Foundation
Johnsburg Garden Club
Kane County Audubon
Kettle Moraine Land Trust
Lake County Forest Preserve District
Liberty Prairie Conservancy
The Land Conservancy of McHenry County
McHenry County Audubon Society
McHenry County Conservation District
McHenry County Conservation Foundation
National Park Service
The Nature Conservancy
Natural Land Institute
Nippersink Creek Watershed Planning Committee
Nippersink Trail Project
Nippersink Watershed Association
Operation Migration
Prairie Rivers Network
Raven Wood Grove
Red Buffalo Nursery
Southeastern Wisconsin Fox River Partnership
Sierra Club, Illinois Chapter
Sierra Club, John Muir Chapter, WI
Sierra Club, Southeast Gateway Group, WI
Small Waters Education NFP 
The Trust for Public Land
The Wildflower Preservation and Propagation
   Committee of McHenry County

Trout Unlimited Gary Borger Chapter
Trout Unlimited, Illinois Council
Wild Ones, Menomonee River Chapter
Wild Ones, Northern Kane County Chapter
Wisconsin Society for Ornithology, Inc.
Wonder Lake MPOA (Master Property Owners Assoc.)
Wonder Lake Sportsman's Club
Yankee Dragon Fishing Lures, Antioch link to email
The photo header on this page is courtesy of Operation Migration
Other page header photos on this Website courtesy of Ray Mathis, a Hackmatack Friend and a state and national award winning large format landscape photographer from McHenry, Illinois. Over 300 images of “Chicago Wilderness”, most from McHenry Country, can be seen on his website  LINK