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Hello EEC friends, community members, and environmental stewards! This July our general monthly meeting is on 7/14 at 6:30 pm, please be sure to join us! On the agenda: updates from the Community Air Research Experience project, information on a new Divest the State of Illinois from Fossil Fuels Campaign, sharing about natural area issues with South Shore Nature Center & Montrose Beach Natural Area, and discussion on the tragic strings of deaths on our streets. We also will have breakout conversations on 2-stroke engine organizing, the compost campaign, and new efforts in creating advocacy agendas & letters to elected officials on bikes + the Broadway Vision. Outside of the monthly meeting, we have new events including a Wild Edible Picnic and Plant Walk, Sustainability Forum at the lake, and a Chicago Climate Action Plan Neighborhood Workshop. Plus, several new blog posts! Check it all out and make sure to RSVP to the events! We look forward to seeing you soon!
Monthly Meeting Information, 7/14 at 6:30 pm
View the agenda below for our monthly meeting on Zoom on the 2nd Thursday of the month from 6:30-8 pm. Meeting ID: 829 1770 2982 By Computer: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82917702982 By Phone: +13126266799,,82917702982# US
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EEC Save the Dates 7/18 6 pm Wild Edible Picnic and Plant Walk
Last Saturday of the month: Litter Free Edgewater Clean Up
Hollywood Beach Stewardship Days: 7/31, 8/28, 9/25, 10/30
West Ridge Nature Park Stewardship Days: 7/16, 8/20, 9/17, 10/15, 11/19, 12/17
Vedgewater Volunteer Days, assorted Saturdays and weekdays.
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THE 48 DAYS OF SUMMER from the 48th Ward The 48 Days of Summer is a series of events throughout Edgewater, Andersonville and Uptown promoting a safe, positive and fun summer. All of the events are free and open to the public. Our goals are to build community, connect neighbors and improve safety. Please join us! http://48thward.org/summer-nights/
IEC Summer is in full swing, and IEC already has a number of opportunities lined up for you to learn, connect and even soak up some rays . Take a look here for a full roundup of events!
Openlands What should Openlands do next in regards to urban forestry policy? We would like you to help us decide and rank which top three strategies should Openlands advance with the new Urban Forestry Advisory Board in the next year. This survey will take you less than 3 minutes to complete. We appreciate your feedback.