All these trees have been destroyed for a building that is not even scheduled to be built until 2026 to 2032, if ever. They destroyed this historic and bountiful area of trees because after annexation to Geneva, they would have had to comply to a tree preservation plan. Instead of doing things the right way, MIF took the easy route. This was all done in defiance of what the community wanted. All this destruction for one building out of eight. It shows an astounding lack of awareness or care on MIF's part for their neighbors. This destruction is a complete failure at so many levels of government and a black mark on Midwest Industrial Funds.
There are a handful of remnant oaks that will be destroyed in October. The destruction crew also destroyed several verified bat roost which was not supposed to be touched until the bats leave in October, showing once again that Midwest Industrial Funds has little regard for what is right.
We strive to save 30-300 year old oaks, some of which are pre-settlement, from being destroyed by Midwest Industrial Fund (MIF)'s Warehouse 5. There are eight total warehouses; only one warehouse is affecting these trees.
A remnant of historic Big Woods, once spanning miles wide from Elgin to Aurora along the Fox, remains healthy and beautiful over 300 years later. This thriving vegetation must not be razed for Warehouse 5. Please encourage and foster open communication between Geneva, Kane County, MIF, and concerned residents. Join our efforts to ensure these majestic and historic oaks are saved from being destroyed.
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