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One task for the recently formed Conservation Committee will be to help the preserve heal the 'path of destruction' caused by the installation of a new water line to serve the village. This view of the path was from April 13 tooking west from Ridge Road. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

Izaak Walton Nature Preserve is increasing its focus on the land's ecology. The organization created a Conservation Committee earlier this year to bring more expertise to bear on the challenges of keeping the preserve healthy.

Izaak Walton president John Brinkman said he decided to form . . .

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Fall events

Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

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