MISSION

Environmental Defenders of McHenry County

Are you a Defender?

In order to protect all living things, the Environmental Defenders is dedicated to the preservation and improvement of the natural environment in McHenry County.  As a grass roots organization, we are committed to building sound ecological relationships between people and the natural world that supports all life.

YOU can join and/or volunteer and help us advocate for a healthy environment and also enjoy what we protect, together.

WELCOME NEW BUSINESS MEMBER, White Oak Interiors!! Thank you for joining as a STEWARD!

Help keep Styrofoam out of landfills and our watersheds, donate now to The Defenders’ Styrofoam Collection Program! Or, donate to any of our other causes here as well…


SHOP OUR NEW SHIRTS! AND SUPPORT OUR MISSION.

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RECYCLING DRIVE – OCTOBER 19 FROM 8AM TO NOON AT MCHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE!


BOOK FALL BOOK SALE IS COMING UP – 9/21-10/6. DEFENDERS’ MEMBER PREVIEW ($10, NON MEMBERS) IS 9/20 FROM 6PM TO 8PM!
Algonquin Township Road District,
3702 US HIGHWAY 14, Crystal Lake.

WE NEED VOLUNTEERS before, during and after sale!

1) Click this link to go to SignUp.com:https://signup.com/go/DECghHm
2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
3) Sign up! It’s Easy – you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on SignUp.com.

Fall Book Sale dates: 9/21, 9/23-9/27 & 9/30-10/5 – 10AM to 4PM and last sale day 10/6 – 8AM to NOON. We need VOLUNTEERS!


It's all coming together - our huge Fall Book sale that is! Many volunteers have put in a lot of hours arranging the books so that we can welcome our members to our special Preview Sale on Friday (9/20) evening at 6 p.m. The sale opens to the public on Saturday (9/21) at 10 a.m. at the Algonquin Township Road District Garage on Hwy 14 between Cary and Crystal Lake! ...

23 hours ago

The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County

The Defenders has been advocating for BYOBag and a reduction in single-plastic (and paper) shopping bags actively since 2013. We are so proud and happy to be part of the success in the City of Woodstock last evening, September 17, with a vote of 7-0 in favor of an ordinance charging for single-use bags, which world-wide shows a direct link between a charge and the reduction in use of single-use plastic bags. Way to go Woodstock! ...

2 days ago

The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County

Thank you Riverbottom for being plastic straw free! This awesome place in Algonquin moved away from plastic straws over two years ago! They have wooden spoons, too, and are always looking for other ways to "help our environment!" ...



Preserve. Protect. Educate. Since 1970