Sustainability

Hawthorn Woods sustainability plan adopted

Our Vision of SustainabilityBrierwoods Collage Opens in new window

The Village of Hawthorn woods is home to residents and staff that embrace roles of national leaders in sustainability. We envision maintaining our environment, economic development, and social services always when making plans for our future. View Hawthorn Woods at glance.

Initiatives

Engagement Opportunities – Get Involved! 

  • Brierwoods Preserve Native Plant Tour Guide (PDF)
  • Hawthorn Woods Sustainability Committee
  • Volunteer Stewardship Days - Contact Brian Sullivan for more information or to register.
    • Buckthorn Busters: Saturday, March 27, 10:00 a.m. - Noon
      • Volunteer crews will assist in clearing an area of buckthorn at Woodland Park.
    • Tidying the Trail: Saturday, May 22, 10:00 a.m. - Noon
      • Volunteer crews will restore, reclaim, and renovate the walking trail at Brierwoods Preserve.
    • Buckthorn Busters: Saturday, August 21, 10:00 a.m. - Noon
      • Volunteer crews will assist in clearing an area of buckthorn at Brierwoods Preserve to restore the natural habitat.

Environmental Awards

  • 2020 America in Bloom - Best Ecological Preservation Project
  • 2020 America in Bloom -  National Environmental Effort Award
  • 2020 America in Bloom - Community Champion Award to Chief Operating Officer Pamela Newton
  • 2019 America in Bloom - National Champion Population 5,000-10,000
  • 2019 America in Bloom - National Environmental Effort Award
  • 2019 America in Bloom - Hawthorn Woods Recognition for Community Vitality
  • 2018 America in Bloom - National Champion Population 5,000-10,000
  • 2018 America in Bloom - National Environmental Effort Award
  • 2018 America in Bloom - Hawthorn Woods Recognition for Community Vitality

Resources

Environmental Programs

Hawthorn Woods Environmental Programs