Getting 2 Know Green Saturday, July 30 Meet at 13th and Homan 11:00-3:00 RSVP required: firstname.lastname@example.org Join neighbors and organizations from the North Lawndale Community for Getting 2 Know Green 101. Provide a clean up to the area near the Douglass Branch Library, 13th Street Play Lot, CYC Community Center, and Village West Housing Development. . . . → Read More: C3 Leader Tameka Flowers: Getting 2 Know Green 101- Clean Up and Workshop, July 30
Sustainable Backyard Workshop Tuesday, July 26 Chicago Center for Green Technology 445 N. Sacramento RSVP: email@example.com or 312-743-9283
The Chicago Sustainable Backyard Program has received a lot of great attention, and more importantly, participation this summer. We are happy to share with you that the program was recently featured in Gapers Block, thanks to . . . → Read More: Treat Yourself to a Rain Barrel and Compost Bin at the next Sustainable Backyard Workshop, July 26
Saturday July 23, August13, and September 10, 2011
What We Worry About: Chicago Writers on Protecting Our Beaches
Beach pollution caused 18,682 closings and swimming advisory days at ocean, bay and Great Lakes beaches in 2009. You can help! Take action through these beach clean-up events and hear the inspirational readings of Chicago . . . → Read More: Volunteer at the North Avenue Beach Clean Up and Join Forces with Alliance for the Great Lakes and the Global Alliance of Artists, Saturday, July 23, 9:00-11:00 am
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The United States Forest Service is reaching out to environmental stewardship groups (formal and informal) throughout the region to find out about them and where they are working. There is a long history of stewardship in the greater Chicago region but this is the first effort to try to pull together information on every . . . → Read More: Make Your Conservation Efforts Count! Document Your Work With STEW-MAP
Join the City of Chicago Department of Environment for the first installment of the Sustainable Backyard Workshop series highlighting the many ways residents can create more environmentally-friendly landscapes in their back, front, and side yards.
June 14, 2011 28 E. Jackson, Suite 1800 6:00-8:00 pm RSVP: 312-743-9283 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn more about the program . . . → Read More: Rain Barrels, Compost Bins, Native Plants -Oh my! Sustainable Backyard Workshop, June 14
Photo credit: Ryan Wilson
Saturday, June 11 9:00 am -12:00 pm Meet at 13250 S. Torrence RSVP: Jerry Attere, 312-744-9136 Dress in work clothes and shoes that you don’t mind getting a bit soggy and muddy.
Did you know that the Calumet Region is one of the most bio-diverse locations in our region . . . → Read More: Featured Event! Restoration Workday at Hegewisch Marsh-Saturday, June 11
Photo courtesy of NHS Chicago
Volunteer for a NeighborWorks Day project on Saturday, June 4! Join in the fun during NHS’ 24th Annual NeighborWorks Day on Saturday, June 4. Volunteers are needed to paint, plant, clean vacant lots, landscape and garden.
During National NeighborWorks® Week, tens of thousands of volunteers, businesspeople, neighbors and . . . → Read More: Featured Event! NHS Chicago NeighborWorks Day tomorrow. Come out to Humboldt Park for an added bonus- Sustainable Backyard Demos!
Garlic Mustard is one of the most aggressive invasive plants in our region. Support the ecological health and diversity of our open lands and green space by getting involved in Garlic Mustard Pull Challenge!
Join in the Garlic Mustard Pull Mondays at Eggers Woods each Monday until May 23 from 6:00-8:00 pm. Contact . . . → Read More: Garlic Mustard Pull Mondays in Eggers Woods Throughout the Month of May
We want to give a big shout out to Crust Organic Pizzeria and Blue City Cycles for their support of the C3 River Day Challenge! C3 volunteers and supporters are encouraged to sign for Chicago River Day this Saturday, May 14 from 9:00 am-12:00 pm at riverside locations throughout Chicago. C3 will be participating . . . → Read More: Blue City Cycles and Crust Organic Pizzeria Support C3ers on Chicago River Day
Last week’s blizzard has left everyone drowning in snow. Severe weather can be a stark reminder of the importance of weatherization and winter preparedness. If you have not yet attended a weatherization workshop this year, this may be one of your last opportunities to learn about low-cost weatherization and go home with a free kit . . . → Read More: Featured Event This Weekend at Little Black Pearl
Saturday, February 19th 9:00am-1:00pm Luther Memorial Church, 2500 W. Wilson RSVP: EwasteWorkshop@gmail.com or (773) 539-3018
A computer is a terrible thing to e-waste!
Technology changes rapidly, but one thing remains the same, the toxic trail it leaves behind when it is trashed.
Do you know what’s in your computer? Do you know . . . → Read More: C3 Leader Andres Hernandez Computer Recycling Drop Off Day, 2.19.11
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. . . → Read More: C3 Leader Andres Hernandez E-Waste Workshop 2.10.11
Calumet Stewardship Initiative Workday
Don’t worry, you can volunteer next month at Beaubien. We will make sure you have all the details.
Photo Credit: Naomi Davis
. . . → Read More: Canceled: Volunteer at Beaubien Forest Preserve this Saturday, 2.5.11.