Videos & Virtual Meetings

Many of our videos are linked below. Visit our YouTube channel to view more, and click on the Playlists tab for videos about Hackmatack NWR by other valued resources, including Openlands Chicago, Vital Lands Illinois and Kettle Moraine Land Trust.

group in water gathering freshwater mussels

November 9, 2021
Virtual Annual Meeting

Freshwater mussels in Chicagoland:
How we use long-term monitoring to save the most endangered critters

Friends of Hackmatack welcomed Laura Barghusen, aquatic biologist at Openlands, the Shedd Aquarium’s research biologist Kentaro Inoue, and Wildlife ecologist Cindi Jablonski as they discussed McHenry County Conservation District’s efforts to conserve freshwater mussels.

fox-river-ecosystem-partnership logoOctober 14, 2020
Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge Presentation

Nancy Williamson & Steve Byers recently gave a presentation about Hackmatyack for the Fox River Ecosystem Partnership (FREP). View the presentation.

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