Openlands

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Entity Information

Address 
24 E Washington Street, Suite 1650, Chicago, IL 60602
Phone Number 
(312) 863-6275
Type of Entity 
Land trust
Year Created 
1963
State(s) of Operation 
Illinois
Counties of Operation 
Cook, Dupage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee. Kendall, Lake, La Salle, Mchenry, Will
Types of Resources Protected 
Farm / ranch land
Important natural areas / wildlife habitat
Open space
Recreation land
Urban parks / gardens / open space
Water resources including wetlands

Federal Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program (FRPP) Participation

December 31, 2016

Additional Activities and Programs

Other Activities / Programs Offered That Support Farmers and / or Ranchers 
Assist with farm succession planning and farm transfer
Encourage local planning for agriculture
Help producers find land
Lease land to farmers or ranchers
Offer financing
Sell protected farms or ranches to commercial operators
Support implementation of conservation plans
Activities Planned for the Next 5 Years 
Accept donated easements on farms and / or ranches
Accept farms and / or ranches donated in fee
Buy easements on farms and / or ranches
Buy farms and / or ranches in fee
Help farmers and / or ranchers gain access to land
Lease land to farmers and / or ranchers
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