The Openlands 2018 Annual Luncheon

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Hilton Chicago

Reception: 10:30am
Luncheon: 12pm

The Openlands Annual Luncheon — the largest gathering of conservation leaders in the Chicago region — honors the recipient of the Openlands Conservation Leadership Award. Founded in 1963, Openlands is one of the nation’s oldest and most successful metropolitan conservation organizations, having helped secure, protect, and provide public access to more than 55,000 acres of land for parks, forest preserves, wildlife refuges, land and water greenway corridors, and urban gardens.

The Comer Family Foundation is the Conservation Leadership Award recipient. The Keynote Speaker is Dr. Ingrid Burke, Dean of the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies at Yale University.

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