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Eight Forty-Eight

Hainesville Residents Fight Off Buckthorn

Residents of Lake County's oldest village, Hainesville, have declared war. Their weapons? Chainsaws and herbicides! Residents of the town by any means necessary are fighting to recreate the landscape that charmed settlers to the area in the early 1800's.

For Chicago Public Radio, Sandy Hausman has the buzz.

For more information on Buckthorn, click here.

Music Button: Barrett Martin, “Survival Portuguese” from the CD The Painted Desert (Fast Horse recordings)

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