04/30/2012 09:48 am ET | Updated Jun 30, 2012

New Trier Student Wants Backyard Chickens Legalized


What started out as a school project is now turning into civic action for New Trier High School junior Zan Fisher.

The Wilmette resident requested the village host a hearing on backyard chickens during a board meeting on April 24.

"I'm not only representing myself but many, many committed Wilmette residents who believe that the time is right to legalize backyard chickens in Wilmette," Fisher told the board.

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