Lake Forest Collaborative for Environmental Leadership

What is the LFCEL?
  • The LFCEL is the Lake Forest Collaborative for Environmental Leadership (LFCEL) is a community group that consists of members from the following organizations.
    • Lake Forest Open Lands Association
    • Lake Forest School District 67
    • Lake Forest High School Community District #115
    • Lake Forest College
  • In addition to the organization above, the LFCEL also has representation from City staff, and a current Alderman.
What are the LFCELs Goals?
  • To promote awareness of environmental concerns associated with the decline of ecosystems and the loss of biological diversity and recognize the value of protecting our natural heritage and open spaces. These environmental concerns include water quality, ravine and bluff degradation, eradication of invasive species, air quality issues, tree disease and pest threats, and reduction of waste.
  • To promote awareness of community-wide projects and programs aimed at improving the natural environment in Lake Forest and improving the quality of life of residents.
  • To engage a network of resident volunteers to work and take action within our community to address environmental issues and manage the natural resources of the City.
  • To facilitate community governance and subsequent action through collaboration with Collaborative members' groups and City residents.
  • Provide collaboration in the development of responsible environmental standards, City ordinances and policies, and promotion of educational awareness for environmental practices in our community.
Learn more about the participating organizations by clicking on their logos below!

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