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On September 20, thousands of volunteers from across the Midwest will come together to clean up hundreds of Great Lakes beaches from Minnesota to Ohio. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of it! Join the Alliance and our amazing … Continue reading
Humboldt Boulevard Tree Care To prepare for a possible fall planting, come out and learn about the benefits of tree care. Openlands TreeKeepers will be on hand to discuss trees and their care to local residents and other members of … Continue reading
Douglas Park Tree Care Join Openlands TreeKeepers to see all the work that is going on in Douglas Park with ash removals and to help mulch and water newly planted trees. The meeting location will be at the field house: … Continue reading
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
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
TreeKeepers are needed to help plant trees with residents on the parkway in Beverly.
TreeKeepers are needed to help plant 20 trees on the parkway around Barnard Park.
This event will bring together over 800 volunteers to plant young native trees within a 20-acre segment of the larger Burnham Wildlife Corridor currently under development. This new natural area, which will offer a woodland environment for both people and … Continue reading
The Chicago River has come a long way over the years. On May 10, you can be a part of its continuing revitalization by joining Friends of the Chicago River for the 22nd annual Chicago River Day! Everyone can help out! Friends … Continue reading
The IDNR will also host a series of live, interactive webcasts – Thursdays with IDNR – focused on topics that were discussed at last year’s regional meetings. The live webcasts will feature IDNR staff, and will be held every Thursday from January 23 to February … Continue reading