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.




Read more at:



http://channahon-minooka.patch.com/articles/lake-chaminwood-becoming-a-reality-2


http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1N1-0EB094FEB98AC593.html


http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1N1-0EB09503538C06D4.html

http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1N1-0EB094F4F455E9F6.html

http://www.minooka.com/Community/Maps/ChaminwoodPossibleOpenSpace.pdf




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.