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The odyssey continues with a free community event offering tours, science demonstrations, entertainment, food vendors, and more! Spend the day with your family and friends at the new School of Freshwater Sciences and see what the excitement is all about.
UWM Freshwater Grand Opening Join us on September 12-13 for a Freshwater Odyssey as we celebrate the grand opening of UW-Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater Sciences Spend the evening exploring our newest state-of-the-art freshwater facility where future innovators will discover and learn. Festivities include hors d’oeuvres, bar … Continue reading
Southeast Environmental Task Force Presents: Richard Lanyon, retired Executive Director of MWRD, will discuss his recent book, BUILDING THE CANAL TO SAVE CHICAGO, a historical account of the 1890′s project that enabled reversal of the flow of the Chicago River … Continue reading
Evanston Water Utility Open House The City of Evanston is celebrating 100 years of safe reliable filtered water! Remarks by Mayor Elizabeth B. Tisdahl at 9:30 a.m. Public tours 10:00 a.m. –11:00 a.m. Please RSVP to email@example.com or (847) 448-8032.
Great Lakes Action Day at Openlands Lakeshore PreserveFriday, July 11 | 10am – 2pm Openlands is partnering with the Shedd Aquarium this year for the Great Lakes Action Days (GLAD) program, which is committed to protecting and conserving the Great Lakes. … Continue reading
The Illinois Coastal Management Program (ICMP) is announcing a funding opportunity for environmental education and outreach and sustainable coastal planning within Illinois Coastal Zone communities. A grant information session will be held Monday, April 21 in downtown Chicago. Request for … Continue reading
Scientists have identified a common type of pavement sealcoat – coal tar sealcoat – as a major source of dangerous chemicals in streams and lakes adjacent to its application, and a significant health risk to the public, especially young children, … Continue reading
ILMA’s 29th Annual Conference will include the following sessions as well as a panel on the Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge: Implementing Green Infrastructure: Green infrastructure is more than a tag- line. Two northern Illinois municipalities will describe how they are incorporating … Continue reading
The Great Lakes region faces a critical choice — should the lakes become a thoroughfare for tar sands crude oil? This webinar will present multiple perspectives on the issue. The opening of the shipping locks along the St. Lawrence Seaway … Continue reading
By Rachel Carnahan Around the Great Lakes, it seems like we have more than enough water to go around. After all, the Great Lakes contain 21 percent of the world’s fresh surface water. However, this vital resource is slowly disappearing … Continue reading