Submit Your Photography to the Route 53 Fields of Vision Photo Contest
Enter the Route 53 Fields of Vision Photo Contest for a chance to win $400! Sponsored by Openlands, Sierra Club Illinois’ local Woods & Wetlands Group, Lake County Audubon Society, the photo contest encourages amateur photographers to capture the beautify of one of the Chicago region’s most beautiful natural landscapes.
Learn More About Space to Grow’s Newest Green Schoolyard
The newest schoolyard ribbon cutting at Arnold Mireles Elementary Academy in South Chicago on October 14 was featured in the Chicago Sun-Times. Space to Grow is a partnership between Chicago Public Schools, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, and the city’s Water Management Department.
Navy Awards Contract to Study Openlands Lakeshore Preserve
Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic awarded a contract to a private firm on September 24, 2021 to study Openlands Lakeshore Preserve. The preserve was forced to close for the safety of all the week of April 5, 2021, due to the discovery and disposal of three explosives.