The video shows several young adults cutting brush in order to prevent the
brush from invading Midewin's areas of restored tallgrass prairie.
Furthermore, the office of Will County Executive Larry Walsh recently released a press release stating Will County has been awarded a 3.1 million dollar energy efficiency and conservation block grant by the Department of Energy, which
received funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The press release, dated April 12, 2010, also states:
"JOLIET, Illinois – Will County Executive Larry Walsh announced that Will County is the recipient of a $3.1 million grant from the United States Department of Energy (DOE) which will be used to fund many County energy efficiency initiatives including a Gas-to-Energy plant, energy retrofits on County facilities, environmental education programs, and formation of a “Green team” to guide future sustainability efforts.