Tag Archives: Southeast Environmental Task Force

Brown Bag Eco-Tour: Recycling Waste and Landfills

Brown Bag Eco-Tour: Recycling Waste and Landfills Did you ever wonder where you trash goes once you discard it. Do you know how much waste is handled everyday in Chicago? Where does that empty water bottle go after you put … Continue reading

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Building the Canal to Save Chicago Book talk and Stormwater from the Ground Up

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

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The Southeast Environmental Task Force and the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District invite you to a tour of the Deep Tunnel Project & the Thorntorn Quarry

This exciting¬†tour begins at the Thorten Quarry, a 400 feet deep pit and the intended storm water reservoir. ¬†After the steep journey down into the quarry, we’ll head over to the Calumet wastewater treatment plant where we’ll ride the elevator … Continue reading

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Wolf Lake Cleanup

Join the Southeast Environmental Task Force for a lake cleanup! There should be enough bags and plastic gloves to go around, but feel free to bring extras or any supplies you think might help. SETF has secured a dumpster for … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Lakes: Hiking Between Lake Calumet and Wolf Lake

Join the Wandering Nomads and the Chicago Hiking Meetup for this fascinating walk through one of the city’s most diverse, unique areas! Note that the start and end places are different. Start at Harborside International Golf Course at Lake Calumet: … Continue reading

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