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Green Drinks

Join other volunteers, community members and environmental professionals for this evening of socializing, networking, and education. This Green Drinks will feature a talk by Zhanna Yermakov from Chicago Park District.

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Green Drinks

Join other volunteers, community members and environmental professionals for this evening of socializing, networking, and education. This Green Drinks will feature a talk by Mary Anicich from The Nature Conservancy Indian Boundary Prairies.

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Humboldt Boulevard Tree Care

Humboldt Boulevard Tree Care To prepare for a possible fall planting, come out and learn about the benefits of tree care. Openlands TreeKeepers will be on hand to discuss trees and their care to local residents and other members of … Continue reading

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Green is Good: Get Inside Super Sustainable Homes July 26-27

  Green is Good: Get Inside Super Sustainable Homes July 26-27 Homes will be open from 10 am – 4 pm Saturday, July 26th and  Sunday, July 27th. Choose among 16 exceptional, award-winning and nationally-recognized homes in Chicagoland during the 2nd … Continue reading

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Green Drinks

Join other volunteers, community members and environmental professionals for this evening of socializing, networking, and education. Part summer picnic, part hike in the woods: the FPDCC and Greencorps Calumet will guide our exploration of the site and still allow us to enjoy … Continue reading

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David St. Pierre lunch

David St. Pierre is the Executive Director of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago. He will speak at this lunch event, which will be preceded by a reception. Reservations required.

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Great Lakes Water Safety Class

The Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project in partnership with the IL DNR and the Waukegan Yacht Club presents the “Great Lakes Water Safety” class during the National Weather Service’s “National Rip Current Awareness Week” and the Council of Great Lakes … Continue reading

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Urban Biodiversity Week

Urban Biodiversity Week, from May 10 to May 18, will include a series of free events that celebrate urban biodiversity and conservation and will culminate with a Nature Block Party on Saturday May 17th at William Powers State Park and … Continue reading

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Green Drinks

Join other volunteers, community members and environmental professionals for this evening of socializing, networking, and education. This Green Drinks will highlight the Chicago Wilderness Sustainable Watershed Action Team and their work in the South Suburbs.

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Watershed Management Ordinance Training

The Watershed Management Ordinance (WMO) establishes uniform, minimum, countywide stormwater management regulations throughout Cook County. Components which are regulated under the WMO include drainage and detention, volume control, floodplain management, isolated wetland protection, riparian environment protection, and soil erosion and … Continue reading

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