animalia project

brave-lux-photography-joe-mazza-chicago-owl-28311.jpgGreat Horned Owl. photo by brave lux / joe mazza

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OUR WORK

climate outreach

intense storms thunderhead anvil

More intense storms accompany climate change in the midwestern United States.

The climate is already changing and more changes are coming.  animalia project offers educational programs about climate change, with a focus on local impacts of climate change and local strategies for adaptation and mitigation.

animalia project offers professional development training for educators and artists interested in integrating climate change into their work.

climate action

storm clouds. joe mazza

The timing and severity of storms is affected by climate change. photo by joe mazza

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions is critical.  We can all play a part, in our communities, at work and at home.  animalia project offers programming and resources to help us all reduce emissions that contribute to climate change.

built habitats

The view north from Montrose Point, looking over the dunes to high rise apartments on the north side of Chicago.

The view north from Montrose Point, looking over the dunes to high rise apartments on the north side of Chicago.

Built habitats can support a diversity of life– human and wild.  animalia project shares strategies for creating and maintaining landscapes and buildings that contribute to a better environment with smaller climate footprints and helpful habitats.

GUIDES

transit to trail

transit to trail square logo animalia

 

Because it’s good to get outside, we offer a guide for visiting natural areas without getting in the car.  animalia project chronicles local explorations of nature– and the trail begins with public transit.

 

home ecology

green friday sunflower animalia project susan ask

Because everyone can do something to care for the environment, we share ideas for environmental action at home.  Drawing on the tradition of home economics, animalia project presents home ecology as a modern take on home ec.