Next FC/SC WP Meeting on ZOOM: NOV. 17 10:30 am Green Infrastructure
Green infrastructure encompasses a wide array of practices to improve the diversity, function, and resiliency of natural areas, large and small. Green infrastructure promotes healthy air, water and soils, and recreational opportunities. Join us to discuss recent successes, best practices, and opportunities to build our local green infrastructure.
Jeff Weiss, coordinator, Flint Creek Spring Creek Watersheds Partnership
Jeff recently joined the partnership as coordinator. He has a M.S. in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, and is retired from the faculty of CLC, Oakton Community College and The Morton Arboretum, where he taught ecological restoration and horticulture. Jeff is founder of the Buffalo Creek Clean Water Partnership and the Buffalo Grove Environmental Action Team, and steward at Buffalo Grove Prairie.
Kevin Scheiwiller is Restoration Program Manager for Citizens for Conservation
Kevin is primarily responsible for the development and implementation of ecological restoration and natural area management plans on lands owned by CFC. Kevin is well known in the Chicago regional conservation community and a familiar face at CFC workday events. Kevin also collaborates with Site Stewards, Forest Preserves of Cook County staff, and others in the creation of restoration management plans as well as training volunteers and supervising interns. He holds a degree in Environmental Science and was a research follow at Loyola University. While at Loyola, Kevin interned with Jeff at Emily Oaks Nature Center.