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Chicago Wilderness Cafe-Lunch and Learn Weekly Forum

Friday, April 3, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Laura Reilly

Join the Chicago Wilderness Cafe Series!
Weekly Lunchtime Forum

he Chicago Wilderness Cafe serves up conversations on topics related to our Chicago Wilderness focus areas. Virtually connect with colleagues to share ideas, pose questions and find out what's happening around the region. 

Registration is open to the public and is free. 

Upcoming Cafes:

Impact of COVID-19 on Landscaping & Planting Plans Throughout Region

Friday, May 15, 12-1pm CST

What is the impact of COVID-19 on production; current inventory; and demand for seeds? How is this translating to planting projects normally sponsored by municipalities; organizations; park districts; garden clubs; individuals? What kind of lessons learned are we discovering? Can this stimulate some true sustainability?

Monarch Conservation on Rights-of-Way

Tuesday, May 19, 10-11am CST

Join us for a conversation about pollinator habitat conservation on energy and transportation lands in the Chicago region, with a special focus on the recently approved voluntary conservation agreement for the monarch butterfly, known as the Monarch CCAA. What benefits do rights-of-way provide pollinators, and how will the Monarch CCAA help? What opportunities do we have to promote habitat on rights-of-way and other energy and transportation lands? What are the challenges?