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.
Announcing the ComEd Green Region 2021 Grant Recipients
To support habitats and other open-space projects, particularly those that help mitigate impacts of climate change, ComEd and Openlands recently announced grants to 23 public agencies through the annual ComEd Green Region Program. Grantees each receive a one-time grant of up to $10,000 to support and improve natural areas in northern Illinois communities that are crucial to the quality of residents’ lives.
Openlands Lakeshore Preserve Remains Temporarily Closed
For the protection of all, Openlands Lakeshore Preserve remains temporarily closed due to multiple discoveries of explosives the week of April 5, and the identification of a new area of concern by explosives-sniffing dogs the weeks of May 17 and 24.