events

Wild Things

Saturday, February 23, 2019
Stephens Convention Center
5555 N. River Rd.
Rosemont, Illinois

A conference about nature — for everyone: volunteers, researchers, managers and anyone who likes to go outside. One of the best gatherings in the city! See the full schedule.

Get there without driving; here are directions for using public transit:
Via the CTA Blue Line Station
(Rosemont Stop / 5801 North River Rd., Rosemont)
It’s a 10-minute walk south on River Rd. from the Blue Line Rosemont Stop to the venue. (half-a-mile on sidewalks)
Or take the free Pace bus 811 “Rosemont Entertainment Circulator” after 8:30 am.
Via Metra North Central Line (NCS)
(Rosemont Station / 9898 Berwyn Ave., Rosemont)
From the Rosemont Metra Staton, it is a 20 minute walk east on Balmoral Ave, then north on River Rd. (1 mile on sidewalks)

Chicago Municipal Elections 2019

your vote counts

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
in Chicago, citywide

Municipal elections for Chicago’s Mayor and City Council are coming up.

Find voter information at the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners

CW Climate Clinic for Chicago Teachers

(photo by joe mazza / brave lux)

Tuesdays, March 19, March 26 and April 2 at
Amundsen High School
Damen Ave at Foster Ave
Chicago, IL

In this after-school series, learn about climate science, climate solutions, and how to make simple connections to your curriculum, the Next Generation Science Standards, and Common Core Standards. This series is designed for teachers, but others are welcome, too. Presented in partnership with Openlands, Chicago Wilderness, animalia project and others. Teachers will attend all three session to cover the same topics as are 1-day workshops.

Climate Clinic with Chicago Wilderness

Saturday, February ?, 2019
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk
Portage, Indiana

check back for updates, pending the federal government shutdown.


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march sustainably

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We will provide travel directions for walking or using public transit whenever possible.