Uptown Garden Walk & No Small Plans Tour

1 – 4 pm
Saturday, September 8
Clarendon Park Community Center
4501 North Clarendon Ave
Chicago IL  60640

Explore the diverse identity of the Uptown neighborhood through its local gardens and green spaces.  And meet fellow gardeners and garden fans.

1:00 pm Trees of Uptown Tour, led by Andrew Lueck of Planned Forest
2:00 pm  Garden Gathering with local gardeners
3:00 pm No Small Plans Tour, led by Melanie Eckner, and Susan Ask of animalia project

More info 


Rise for Climate

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Find an event near you.

We will be at a local event– join us (rain or shine) !

Tips for a green march


Election Day 2018

your vote countsTuesday, November 6, 2018

Find information about voter registration, polling places and more at

Find more about candidates and ballot issues at BallotReady.


Wild Things

Saturday, February 23, 2019
Stephens Convention Center
Rosemont, IL

A conference about nature– for everyone:  volunteers, researchers, managers and enthusiasts.  One of the best gatherings in the city!

Watch for more details!


Donate your Eclipse Glasses

at the brave lux studio
1770 W Berteau Ave, Chicago IL

We’re collecting eclipse viewing glasses to donate to schools in South America and Asia for the next eclipse in 2017.  Astronomers Without Borders, our partner, will inspect and distribute the glasses.

Look for the collection envelope on the bulletin board in the lobby of the Deagan Building.


Transit to Trail Tourstransit to trail banner animalia project

check back for the next tour!