The 2021 Green Infrastructure & Erosion Control Conference was a success. The Champaign County Stormwater Partnership would like to thank the U of I Extension for helping with all the technical aspects of this virtual conference and we are also grateful to the speakers for sharing their expertise. The presentations can been found on the CC Stormwater Partnership website. Click the button below to watch a video recording of the conference.
In 1998, the Barnhart Family had a dream of creating a high quality prairie for future generations to experience. By early 2000, this became a reality when 80 acres were placed in a conservation easement held by the Champaign County SWCD. The overall project gained Nature Preserve status in fall of 2005. Since then, the prairie has thrived, but there have been challenges managing the property that have led to the introduction of this program. In an attempt to manage years of vandalism and trespassing, we are introducing a membership program. Click here for complete rules and membership form.