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2019 Initiative



❖ Beginning groundwork and site prep for on-course protected pollinator gardens.
        ➢ In partnership with Monarchs In The Rough program
        ➢ Sections of out-of-play rough will be converted to milkweed plantings mixed with native
            wildflower perennials for pollinator forage and habitat.

❖ Enacting “Minimum Levels for Sustainable Nutrition” program on areas of the golf courses.

❖ Working towards long-term goals of native prairie restoration on all courses.
        ➢ Research in prescribed burning techniques and practices.
        ➢ Introduction and cultivation of native, golf-friendly species.

❖ Constructing several new types of wildlife housing to implement on all courses.

❖ Natural algae control starting on all golf course ponds.
       ➢ Through the use of sterile grass carp and barley straw to help naturally filter ponds of filamentous algae throughout the season.

❖ Property-wide signage and interactive exhibits to facilitate communication and participation with ongoing projects listed above.

❖ Farm expansions comprised of orchard trees, berry patch, and a pumpkin patch open to the public.

❖ Apiary expansion from our two original hives, to ten new hives.

❖ Pollyanna Brewing Company partnership with a new installment of DubsDelight.

❖ LHS Eco-Art collaboration; living exhibit to be held at Fairway Farms.

To learn more about Cog Hill’s Environmental Sustainability practices, be on the lookout for signage throughout the golf course!
12294 Archer Avenue, Lemont, IL 60439