Village of Schaumburg

The Greening of Sarah’s Grove
Fall 2004 article in Chicago Wilderness magazine by then-editor Debra Shore; describes the environmental efforts by the Village, particularly the 2004 Biodiversity Recovery Plan.

Schaumburg Community Garden Club
Local gardening organization that sponsors events and lectures, provides information and resources for all levels of gardeners, engages in community service and conservation activities, and supplies area food pantries with fresh produce from their community vegetable garden.

Schaumburg Park District
Information about and access to a variety of park facilities, recreational opportunities, and conservation areas.

Schaumburg Public Library
A rich resource for local history and public education, and one of the means by which a “sense of place” is fostered in Schaumburg. Substantial holdings on local culture and history, including a digital collection of documents, photos, and maps.

Schaumburg Township Historical Society
Blog with a comprehensive array of topical essays and photos, with links to many useful community resources and historical sources.

Spring Valley (Nature Center, Conservation Area, and Heritage Farm)
“Spring Valley is a refuge of 135 acres of fields, forests, marshes and streams. Spring Valley also features over three miles of handicapped-accessible hiking trails, a Nature Center with natural history displays and information, and an 1880s living history farm.” (Learn about the current renovation underway at the Center here.)

Village of Schaumburg Green Corner
Access to key village documents on conservation and sustainability, including the Comprehensive Green Action Plan (2008) and the Biodiversity Recovery Plan (2004).