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
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 email@example.com for more information or to register.
In the mid . . . → Read More: Chicago Park District Rainbow Beach Workday, 3/24, 10AM
Content Creator: C3 Trainee Tom from www.letUbeU.com
Chicagoans are fortunate to have a large source of fresh water as our neighbor. Over 5.4 million people—44% of the Illinois population—depend on the Chicago Department of Water Management to provide a reliable supply of drinking water from Lake Michigan. Chicago is working hard to avoid situations similar to . . . → Read More: How To Save Water & Save Money
Chicagoans love Lake Michigan–fresh water for drinking, swimming, and washing dishes. It provides Chicagoland with water for 42 million people. We are tempted to take our water resource for granted but let’s not forget that 25% of the world’s population has no access to potable water. As Chicagoans it is our job to prevent an . . . → Read More: Indoor Water Conservation Tips
Turning off the sink, while brushing teeth or shaving, is one of our Indoor Water Conservation Tips. Here’s why (a 46-second video from Sesame Street on YouTube): Indoor Water Conservation Video
Content Creator: C3 Trainee Tom from www.letUbeU.com
Free Class: Save $ by Greening Your Bathroom When: Sunday, December 11, 10am-Noon Where: 1102 N. California ave. Chicago More Info: 773-290-8232, 773-640-7083
RSVP on Facebook
You’re invited to a free home plumbing class, this Sunday at 10am in Humboldt Park. This class series, “Green Plumbing 101″, is sponsored by . . . → Read More: Join C3 trainee Rob West for a Greening Your Bathroom Workshop, Dec 11th, 10am
C3 Trainee and Plumbing Expert, Rob West, invites you to a FREE class on Rain Barrels this Sunday, November 13th, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at 1102 N. California, Chicago, IL, 60622. Activities include: Hands-on demonstration of how to build a custom rain barrel from a recycled pickle barrel.
Topics will cover the general . . . → Read More: Join C3 Trainee Rob for a Class on Rain Barrels, Nov 13th, 10 a.m.
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 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!
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
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
Join the Alliance for the Great Lakes for this unique stewardship opportunity. On September 25 from 9am -12pm, volunteers will convene on beach-side locations throughout Chicago to demonstrate their commitment to Great Lakes conservation.
C3 leaders and teacher will be hosting volunteers at two specific sites:
Ashe Park Beach Clean Up Hosted by the . . . → Read More: Explore Environmental Stewardship: 9.25 Adopt a Beach Day
Join C3 Leader Sharon Pincham for a very special event filled with fun games, prizes and loads of quality environmental education. Attend this workshop and become the lucky winner of a rain barrel, an I-GO care sharing gift certificate and many more. The incentives are endless so what are you waiting for?
Share the Drop . . . → Read More: C3 Leader Sharon Pincham Spare the Drop Water Conservation Workshop
Friday, June 11 C3 Trainee, Yvonne White-Morey: On Track for the Environment –Greening a School Field Day Event 9:30 am -12:30 pm
The 4th Annual Chicago Virtual Charter School Field Day Event will be a lot greener this year as students incorporate green games with track and field events.
Yvonne will coordinate the addition . . . → Read More: Green Field Day June 11 9:30-12:30 at IIT
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