Medline provides gift to the Lake County Forest Preserves

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  • Medline, a global healthcare manufacturer and distributor based in Northfield, provided a $50,000 grant to the Lake County Forest Preserves to help fund construction of a net-zero energy facility.

    Medline, a global healthcare manufacturer and distributor based in Northfield, provided a $50,000 grant to the Lake County Forest Preserves to help fund construction of a net-zero energy facility.

Posted1/16/2022 1:00 AM

Medline gives grant to Lake County Forest Preserves

LIBERTYVILLE -- Medline, a global health care manufacturer and distributor based in Northfield, provided a $50,000 grant to the Lake County Forest Preserves to help fund construction of a net-zero energy facility.


The grant is the first naming gift to support a new environmental education facility at Edward L. Ryerson Conservation Area in Riverwoods. The grant, which was funded through Medline CARES, a philanthropic initiative that invests resources to strengthen communities and support health equity, was made to the Preservation Foundation, which is the 501(c)(3) charitable partner of the Forest Preserves, based in Libertyville.

Ryerson has been a center of the Forest Preserves environmental education and programming since it was acquired in 1972. Programs offered here are all based on nature and the environment and designed for all ages. The new facility is designed to produce enough renewable energy to meet its own annual energy consumption.

"We are grateful for Medline's support as we work to adopt and promote sustainable building technologies and net-zero energy," said Alex Ty Kovach, executive director of the Lake County Forest Preserves.

"Sustainability is core to our mission as a land conservation organization, and reducing energy use across all District operations is identified in our 100-Year Vision for Lake County as a priority for both organizational sustainability and environmental benefits. We hope to work with other corporate leaders in developing similar partnerships to support this and other important projects," Kovach added.

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