Jan 12, 2011

Lake Chaminwood

Lake Chaminwood is becoming a reality. The plan was first developed in 1999. The Forest Preserve is named for the three communities that surround the park - Channahon, Minooka, and Shorewood. The park is adjacent to the Dupage River and the Illinois and Michigan Canal State Park, providing a great continuous open space and trail connecting Joliet to LaSalle Peru.

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Rules for a Successful Open Space Project

1.  Develop a simple plan

2.  Develop a good map and graphic

3.  Try to get land owners interested in a partial donation

4.  Come up with an attractive name

5.  Develop political support.

Thanks to Minooka Village Administrator James Grabowski for updating us on this development.