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GRN workshop a success

The workshop was August 16 and 17, 2022 with the Barrington Greenways Initiative, northwest of Chicago. Four sites were visited over two days, a half day for each site. There are four companion GRN blog posts that were published before … Continue reading

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33 years of community lead grasslands restoration in NW Cook County, IL

By the Poplar Creek Prairie Stewards This is the fourth of four introductions to our upcoming field trips for our GRN workshop August 16 and 17. Registration for this year’s GRN closes on 7/31, make sure to get your spot … Continue reading

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Tom Mitchell inducted into the hall of fame

By Bill Kleiman Tom Mitchell is famous. We all have fame within various sized communities in which we live. Tom is certainly known in Monroe Wisconsin as he was the captain of his high school basketball team when they won … Continue reading

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A new illustrated handbook for ecological restoration

A book review by Daniel Suarez A Healthy Nature Handbook. Illustrated insights for Ecological Restoration from Volunteer Stewards of Chicago Wilderness. Edited by Justin Pepper and Don Parker. Available at Island Press https://islandpress.org/books/healthy-nature-handbook and here is a 20% coupon code … Continue reading

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Meet Agnes and Dana, citizens creating habitat

By Bill Kleiman These two have a lot of energy. On the left is Dana Sievertson and the right Agnes Wojnarski. This is their back yard in Prospect Heights, a suburb of Chicago. They started growing plugs six years back. … Continue reading

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