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Article updated: 11/3/2011 5:49 PM

Kane County forest district buys more land

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Kane County naturalist Erica Lemon, second from left, leads a "Nature by Stroller" walk last October at Fitchie Creek Forest Preserve in Plato Township. Lemon is joined by son Owen, husband Craig, and Penny Mackall of Elgin with granddaughter, Madison Mackall of Oswego. Kane County Forest Preserve officials announced this week the purchase of 94 acres alongside Fitchie Creek that will increase the preserve to 467 acres.

Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

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Kane County Forest Preserve District officials announced the purchase of two more land parcels this week. More than $12 million of the $30 million tax increase voters approved in the spring has now been spent.
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