Posts filed under ‘Green Information’

Enjoy April at the Chicago Botanic Garden

Change is in the air at the Chicago Botanic Garden.

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The Jackson Park Natural Areas Project: An Ecological Restoration Designed in the Olmsted Style 4/9 North Park Nature Center

Join Lauren Umek, Project Manager for the Chicago Park District, as she discusses how a team of ecologists, landscape architects, engineers, planners and historians worked together to restore Jackson Park.

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Thursday, 3/ 12, 7pm Rain Gardens North Park Nature Center

Meet at 7:00 at the NORTH PARK NATURE CENTER 5801 N. Pulaski, Chicago at 7pm.

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Succulent Sale GPC 2/28

Succulent Sale GPC 2/28

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Growing Tomatoes: The World’s Most Popular Fruit 3/7

Growing Tomatoes: The World’s Most Popular Fruit

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Peterson Garden Project

The sign-up period for one of the four-foot by eight-foot plots runs through Feb. 27. Cost is $75.

Continue Reading February 17, 2015 at 10:10 AM Leave a comment

Kilbourn Park “Native Seeds to Native Plants” workshop 1/31

Sara Rose, a Naturalist from Trailside Museum, a part of the Cook County Forest Preserve in River Grove will present this workshop.

Continue Reading January 21, 2015 at 10:01 AM Leave a comment

The city will start collecting bagged leaves this week!

The city is sending out trucks specifically to collect bagged leaves and yard waste in each neighborhood. A truck should come within a week of calling 311

Continue Reading November 3, 2014 at 10:06 AM Leave a comment

Cool bat information here.

People are scared of bats because there’s something flying over their head and they’re out at night, but it’s not something they should be worried about,” said Patrick Wolff, part of a group of Urban Wildlife Institute researchers monitoring bats’ whereabouts in the city and its outskirts.

Continue Reading October 31, 2014 at 11:30 AM Leave a comment


Here are his 9 factors to consider when planting.

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