(525 ILCS 33/20)
    Sec. 20. Illinois Open Land Trust Program. The Department of Natural Resources shall develop and administer the Illinois Open Land Trust Program. The purpose of the program is to acquire real property, or conservation easements for natural areas, from willing sellers for conservation and recreation purposes. The land shall be chosen because it will preserve and enhance Illinois' natural environment, create a system of open spaces and natural lands, and improve the quality of life and provide recreation opportunities for citizens of this State now and in the future.
(Source: P.A. 91-220, eff. 7-21-99.)