Explore Plant Education
Tropical Treat Night at Garfield Park Conservatory
Wednesday, February 15th
3 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. (stop by anytime)
300 N. Central Park
For more information, contact 312-746-5100.
Enjoy a tasty treat while learning about the “sweet plants” of the Conservatory. Fact and . . . → Read More: Tropical Treat Night at Garfield Park Conservatory, February 15th, 3PM
Explore Garden Stewardship
Chicago Cares Workday at Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse
Saturday, February 11th
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse
3501 N. Kilbourn
For more information, contact 773-685-3359.
Kilbourn Park is home to . . . → Read More: Chicago Cares Workday at Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse, February 11th, 9AM
Explore Sustainable Seafood
Shedd’s Sustainable Seafood Cooking Class for Kids
Thursday, February 9th
7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Dirk’s Fish and Gourmet Shop
2070 N Clybourn
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Did you know your seafood choices . . . → Read More: Shedd’s Sustainable Seafood Cooking Class for Kids, February 9th, 7:30PM
Explore Bike Maintenance
Tuesday, January 31st
5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Working Bikes, 2434 S. Western Ave
No registration necessary. For more information, contact email@example.com.
Come out and learn about bike maintenance at Working Bikes, a local non-profit that diverts . . . → Read More: Working Bikes Cooperative Volunteer Night, Jan 31st, 5PM
Explore Outdoor Stewardship
Monday, January 16th
Whistler Woods, S Halsted St & W 134th St.
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
RSVP to Mary Eileen Sullivan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join Friends of the Parks and Calumet Is My Backyard (C.I.M.B.Y.) at Whistler Woods to . . . → Read More: Featured Event! Friends of the Parks MLK Jr. Service Day at Whistler Woods, Jan 16th, 9AM
Getting 2 Know Green Saturday, July 30 Meet at 13th and Homan 11:00-3:00 RSVP required: email@example.com 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
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Check out this great coverage of C3 and Calumet Stewardship Initiative volunteers working in vernal pools at Hegewisch Marsh over the weekend. Michael Puente from WBEZ joined us to help uncover the great restoration and open space preservation work happening in the area.
This work . . . → Read More: C3 and CSI talk with WBEZ about Hegewisch Marsh
Join the Active Transportation Alliance for the 2011 Bike to Work Week Commuter Challenge! Re-discover the joys of cycling and explore the utility and ease of cycling in an urban environment! Tone your muscles, support improve air quality, reduce your carbon output . . . → Read More: Get Tuned Up for Bike to Work Week, June 11-17
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
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!
C3 volunteers across the city came out in droves in support of the 19th annual Chicago River Day! Nearly 125 C3 leaders, teachers, students and staff worked on 10 different riverside clean-up locations to demonstrate their dedication to a healthy and functioning river ecosystem.
C3 volunteers from the north and south sides of . . . → Read More: Winners of the C3 River Day Challenge Announced
Repost from Friends of the Chicago River Executive Director Margaret Frisbie.
This morning American Rivers named the Chicago River 4th on its annual list of America’s Most Endangered Rivers because of the continued release of undisinfected sewage effluent from the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District’s (MWRD) sewage treatment plants. This archaic practice leaves recreators at . . . → Read More: Chicago River Named the 4th Most Endangered
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
Don’t worry, you can volunteer next month at Beaubien. We will make sure you have all the details.
. . . → Read More: Canceled: Volunteer at Beaubien Forest Preserve this Saturday, 2.5.11.
Arctic winds, drafty doorways and high energy costs got you down this winter?
You don’t have to battle the icy temperatures alone. Join the Chicago Conservation Corps, eZing, Greencorps Chicago and the Chicago Green Homes Program for this fun, hands-on weatherization workshop.
We will show . . . → Read More: Weatherization Workshop at Green Tech U Tomorrow: 1.27.2011