Photo credit: Chicago Wilderness
Saturday, July 9 Dunning Read Conservation Area Restoration Workday Southeast corner of Oak Park Ave and Irving Park Ave 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Join Friends of the Parks and neighbors from the Dunning area for an exciting stewardship event in this beautiful nature oasis located in the heart of Chicago’s northwest . . . → Read More: Explore the Dunning Read Conservation Area, Saturday, July 9
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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!
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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.
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Join Washington Park Conservancy and the Chicago Park District for a seed collection and restoration workday Saturday October 16 9 am-12 pm Meet at the Fountain of Time (near Cottage Grove and Midway Plaisance). Please register in advance by contacting
Fall in an important time in Chicago’s parks, forest preserves and natural . . . → Read More: Explore Community Conservation at the Washington Park Seed Collection Workday 10/16 @ 9 am
2008 Chicago West Nile Virus Public Education and Community Outreach Campaign
West Nile Virus infection (WNV) is an illness conveyed to humans primarily by mosquitoes. In most cases, people infected with WNV either show no symptoms or have very mild flu-like symptoms, called West Nile fever. WNV is an urgent issue that needs to be . . . → Read More: Spread the word about West Nile Virus
Sherry Williams, Director of the Bronzeville/Black Chicagoan Historical Society, is looking for community garden volunteers to support a proposed African Heritage Garden planned for May 2008. The proposed pilot garden site and project orientation will be on the Southside – near 89th & Cottage Grove Ave.
If you are interested in volunteering or learning more . . . → Read More: Volunteer at the African Heritage Garden
Dear C3 alumni,
I hope you are all having good luck with your projects. I’ve been working with the Bureau of Forestry, Chicago Park District, Wrightwood Neighbors, C3, and Scott Waguespack – 32nd ward Alderman on enhancing the current Christmas tree mulching program.
This year’s tree mulching event takes place January 12, 2008 from . . . → Read More: Volunteer for Christmas tree mulching project 1/12/08
The Northern Illinois Energy Project and the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance are teaming up to offer very cheap compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) at Walgreens and Family Dollar stores all over the Chicago region. The bulbs are the equivalent of 60 watt incandescents, and cost $1 each. They are sold in 4-packs costing $4. Click . . . → Read More: Cheap Compact Fluorescent Light bulbs