Explore Dune Restoration
Chicago Park District Rainbow Beach Workday
Saturday, March 24th
10 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Note New Time)
77th St. and the Lake (Meet at the entrance to the Nature Area, southeast end of the beach.)
Contact the steward at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to register.
In the mid . . . → Read More: Chicago Park District Rainbow Beach Workday, 3/24, 10AM
Explore Garden Stewardship
Restoration Workday at North Park Village Nature Center
Sunday, March 18th
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
5801 N. Pulaski
No registration necessary. Call 312-744-5472 for more information.
Enjoy a day in the woods of the North Park Village. Help remove invasive plants like buckthorn; plant and/or remove trees; and learn about . . . → Read More: Restoration Workday at North Park Village Nature Center, 3/18, 9AM
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 email@example.com.
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
Saturday, December 10th
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
87th and Western
meet at the parking lot on the north side of 87th St. two blocks east of S. Western Ave.
Register at 773-398-1178 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Join . . . → Read More: C3 Featured Event this Saturday! Dan Ryan Woods Workday, 9am
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
Joann Podkul of CSI
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
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