Submitted by the League of Women Voters Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Area
The League of Women Voters – Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Area is sponsoring a program titled “Rain, Rain, Go THIS Way” on Monday, June 30 at 7 p.m. at Elawa Farm, 1401 W. Middlefork Drive, Lake Forest. The program will address issues caused by excessive rain: erosion, flooding, unstable ravines and bluffs, water pollution, beach closures, etc.
Three expert speakers will explain the problems and provide some landscaping solutions:
- Krista Grimm, League of Women Voters Illinois Water Resources Issue Specialist and Urban Planner
- Curt Volkmann, Chairman of the Lake Forest Collaborative for Environmental Leadership and former Chairman of the Lake Forest Parks & Recreation Board
- Sarah Surroz, Conservation Director at Conserve Lake County
The program is free and part of a project partially funded by an Illinois Coastal Management grant. Interested attendees should register at www.lwv-lflb.org.
The League of Women Voters, a non-partisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. For more information, please visit www.lwv-lflb.org. Men and women of all ages are welcome to become members.