Visit the Picturing the Prairie exhibit on view now
Celebrate the rich aesthetics, ecology, and history of Illinois prairies at an exhibition that features breathtaking landscapes flawlessly captured in art by Philip Juras. On view now at the Chicago Botanic Garden, reserve your timed-entry before it closes on September 12, 2021.
Openlands has temporarily closed the Lakeshore Preserve for the protection of all
On two occasions the week of April 5, 2021, explosive materials were found within the Openlands Lakeshore Preserve. Shortly thereafter, with help from the Highland Park Police Department, the Waukegan Bomb Squad removed the explosives. The military has taken the lead on determining if there are additional explosive materials on the property.
Tell your Alderperson to pass the Urban Forestry Advisory Board on June 23
Supported by the City’s Bureau of Forestry, Alderperson Scott Waguespack, along with Alderpersons Samantha Nugent and George A. Cardenas, introduced an Ordinance (02020-3651) to establish it, and on June 23, 2021 it will go up for vote at Chicago City Council.