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Just Some of the Realities of the SMC Wetlands Plan

Fiction:

The “LB Preserve” Wetlands Project is a quick and easy fix to avoid increases in new taxes.

Fiction:

Wetlands mitigation banking projects
are always successful.

Reality:

Environmentalists have reported failure rates of 50% and higher on wetland mitigation projects.
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Fiction:

Wetland mitigation banking projects
help us protect Illinois Wetlands.

Reality:

Wetland mitigation banking allows
developers to destroy native wetland
habitats. 
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Fiction:

Lake Bluff Park District needs another preserve.

Reality:

Lake Bluff park district currently has
81 dog friendly acres of preserves. 
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Fiction:

Nobody uses the golf course.

Reality:

There were over 30,000 rounds of golf played in 2021, of which 62% were resident rounds.
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Fiction:

The golf course loses millions.

Fiction:

The “LB Preserve” will solve flooding and protect infrastructure within the LB park district.

Reality:

The golf course is financially self-sufficient.
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Reality:

The wetlands project will not solve flooding or protect infrastructure within the LB park district, including The Scranton Avenue viaduct.
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