Environment

Obi is available for adoption.

KCAC Adoptable Pet of the Week

It might take a while for Obi, our neutered male, gray and white Neapo...
List of Warming Centers in Kane County

List of Warming Centers in Kane County

There are a number of warming center across Kane County for those see...
This year's Super Bowl will feature ads highlighting the 96% of Illinois farms that are family-owned.

Super Bowl Ads Put Spotlight On Illinois Farmers

​It's not difficult to find the connections between farming and footba...
An envelope containing a sizeable amount of money was left outside the Government Center in Geneva on a Sunday when the County is not open for business.

An Envelope in the Wrong Place Ends Up in the Right Hands

​An envelope containing a sizeable amount of money was left outside th...
Kane County is seeking input for its first Climate Action Plan.

Kane County Seeks Community Input For Climate Action Plan

​Kane County has launched an online survey to collect input from resid...
The "Smart Salt and You" Traveling Exhibit is now on the 2nd floor of the Gail Borden Main Library

"Smart Salt and You" / A Traveling Exhibit Now in Elgin

The "Smart Salt and You" travelling exhibit is no...
Bald-faced hornet nests, like this large one in St. Charles, are revealed when the leaves fall from the tree.  The former residents, a type of paper wasp, are gone but their frozen remains can provide valuable protein to winter wildlife

Good Natured: Frozen Hornets Nests Provide Nutrients For Winter Wildlife

​The old home sat at the corner of Fourth and Prairie Streets, a few b...
John A. Beach II Memorial

What Are Those Adopt-A-Highway Signs All About?

The Kane County Division of Transportation (KDOT) offers the opportuni...
Blue Moon is Ready to be Adopted w/ her sister cat Eclipse

Adoptable Pet of the Week

It seems as though cats have it made, doesn’t it...
All Grass Farms in Dundee Township

Kane County Welcomes Four New Members to the Farmland Protection Commission

The Farmland Protection Commission is charged with advancing the prote...
Besides sharing the trait of being active in winter, these insects also share a common ancestor and are members of the insect infraorder Tipulomorpha.  The winter crane fly kept its wings while the snow fly did not.

Good Natured: Snow Flies

​At first we couldn't believe our eyes...
Grand Victoria Riverboat funding has supported a variety of projects related to education, the environment and economic development throughout Kane County.

Community Reinvestment: Grand Victoria Riverboat Fund Applications Now Available

​The Kane County Office of Community Reinvestment announced Thursday t...