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Thursday, December 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
President Obama signs Water Infrastructure Improvements For The Nation (WIIN) Act to support MWRD's »
Thanks to the efforts of Sen. Dick Durbin and Rep. Mike Quigley, President Barack Obama has signed the Water Infrastructur...
Wednesday, December 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MWRD installs four commissioners:Martin J. Durkan and Josina Morita join Mariyana T. Spyropoulos and »
MWRD welcomes four new commissioners: Martin J. Durkan and Josina Morita joins President Mariyanna Spyropoulus and Vice Pr...
Tuesday, November 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Congratulations to the College of Lake County 2016 Green Genome Award »
The College of Lake County has received a 2016 Green Genome Award from the American Association of Community Colleges. Col...
Friday, September 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Donate Today! 12 Animals in 12 Weeks »
  To celebrate a 20-year legacy as the region’s leading conservation alliance, Chicago Wilderness announces ...
Monday, July 25, 2016
Take The Field Museum’s Urban Monarch Survey »
The monarch butterfly is in trouble, but it also has many friends. What does all the good work on behalf of monarchs in ci...

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Thursday, June 30, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Field Museum and Morton Arboretum Climate Adaptation Framework for Urban Forests »
The Field Museum and Morton Arboretum collaborated and published a climate adaptation framework for urban forests. To acce...
Monday, June 22, 2015
Chi-Cal Rivers Fund 2015 Funding Opportunity »
We are pleased to announce the 2015  Chi-Cal Rivers Fund  Request For Proposals. The  Chi–C...
Thursday, June 4, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chicago River Survey »
Complete this 10 minute survey at to share your experience with Chicago's rivers, and what you ho...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Chicago Wilderness Member Survey »
In November of 2014, Chicago Wilderness conducted a member survey to help tell the alliance story and get a snapshot of...
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Urban Wildlife Research and Management Articles »
Cities and the Environment recently featured a special issue on Urban Wildlife Research in Support of Conservation Managem...