Explore Stormwater Management
Sustainable Backyards Workshop
Tuesday, March 27th
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Chicago Center for Green Technology
445 N. Sacramento Blvd.
Register or learn more at www.chicagogreentech.org or call 312-746-9642
Learn how to make your back, front or side yard more environmentally sustainable. This workshop will cover the . . . → Read More: Sustainable Backyards Workshop, 3/27, 6 PM
Download the flier for your corkboard
. . . → Read More: C3 Leader Andres Hernandez E-Waste Workshop 2.10.11
Photo credit: Windy City Harvest Kenneth Street Farm Lecture Tonight:Food from Your Backyard: Sustainable Farming in Illinois
Panelists: Lindsay Record, Illinois Stewardship Program LaDonna Redmond, Institute for Community Resource Development Angela Mason, Director, Community Gardening and Green Youth Farm, Chicago Botanic Garden
Moderator: Laurel Ross, Urban Conservation Director, ECCo, The Field Museum
Join local . . . → Read More: The Field Museum presents a FREE lecture 10.21.10
Join us April 23 for an Earth Day party at the Nature Museum 5-11PM! Earth, Wine and Fire! EarthWineandFire.com . . . → Read More: Earth Wine and Fire: Earth Day benefit party Fri April 23
Kevin Walsh of Chicago Peak Oil recommends The Story of Stuff, calling it “a great animated movie, which can be downloaded for free, that shows the story of resources from extraction, production, distribution, consumption to disposal.”
From our friends at the Southeast Environmental Task Force:
Recycling: Why? and How?
Join us for our first monthly Environmental Workshop! This month the topic is RECYCLING. Learn why it is important to recycle and how to recycle most affectively. There will be speakers from the Chicago Department of Environment and the Chicago Department of . . . → Read More: Southeast Environmental Task Force Recycling Workshop
Attend the Community Bike Programs Forum Saturday, Feb. 9, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave. The forum will introduce many different types of existing and possible future bicycle programs based in communities and supportive resources in Chicagoland.
The forum presentation is by the Chicagoland Consortium . . . → Read More: Community Bike Programs Forum – Feb 9
Northwestern University’s School of Continuing Studies is offering this 3-day program, Green City Summer Institute, “that explores Chicago as one of America’s greenest cities.”
Visit http://www.scs.northwestern.edu/summernu/programs/greencity.cfm to register or to find out more.
Join Faith in Place and Interfaith Worker Justice for a co-sponsored workshop on building or remodeling as a congregation. The workshop on Sunday, November 12 will cover topics including:
Green building for congregations The Energy Star self-audit program for congregations Tips from experts on how to fund new building programs How to verify good labor . . . → Read More: Contracting in Good Faith
Thanks to all the teachers who participated in last Thursday’s Get-together.
We are excited to have 30 teachers at 22 schools leading after-school environmental service clubs with their students.
As promised, here is the powerpoint presentation that was shown. Good luck with your surveys and projects!
Contact me (312-744-3634 or firstname.lastname@example.org) with . . . → Read More: Chicago Conservation Club for Teachers
Here are some useful resources to keep in mind when you’re developing your project proposal:
Project Proposal Worksheet: Please fill out this form by hand or type it up and submit it to your C3 liason by Friday, June 30.
12 Step Project Process Document: The steps to follow as you work with your C3 . . . → Read More: Resources for developing your project
Thanks to everyone for another great class Saturday. Who knew water could be so fun? Here are the materials and info you need to prepare for our last class, Community Organizing, on June 17.
Class To Do’s – Self Test and Water Audit homework
Project To Do’s – Contact and meet with potential partners from . . . → Read More: Reminders and Docs from Water Class
*note: we have updated this post with the final version of the Water class.
Get ready for Water! (Saturday June 10, 9:30, CCGT) Here is a DRAFT of the Water Class powerpoint if you’d like to review it before Saturday. We aim to move through this quickly so we have time for more discussion. . . . → Read More: Preview of the C3 Water Class