Projects

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We're a community partner in the NSF GEOPaths Community Air Research Experience (CARE) at Loyola University Chicago.

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A program to transform public parkways into natural spaces for pollinator forage and habitat, including efforts to remediate soil and capture carbon.

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In collaboration with business stakeholders, we're growing native plants in dozens of planters along Clark St. in the Andersonville area, and embedding educational resources into the plantings.

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Working towards a litter-free neighborhood through collective action! Once a month, volunteers clean up their blocks or businesses, individually or as part of a team.

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A grassroots outreach and advocacy campaign to encourage local businesses to reduce waste from plastics and disposables. Anyone can participate!

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In collaboration with the Peterson Garden Project, we're helping to organize and maintain the garden — and developing plots and programming of our own!

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Join us in restoring and maintaining the natural areas at Osterman Beach.

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A program offering grants and mentorship for developing "corner gardens", to beautify the neighborhood, encourage community action, and make space for native flora and fauna.

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As recipients of a tree planting grant, we're collecting candidate locations for new trees to be planted in the neighborhood. Request one for your greenway!

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Annual event to encourage composting rather than trashing of Halloween pumpkins through an easy and fun action: "smashing"!