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Nature Preserve

Artistic rendering of the Northerly Island nature preserve once construction is completed on the project. (Credit: Chicago Park District)

Feds Tout Progress On Northerly Island Transformation

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy had high praise for Mayor Rahm Emanuel as she walked along the hills and wetlands areas being created on the manmade peninsula that was once the Meigs Field airport.


Pine Trees

Electric Company CEO Creates Nature Preserve In Wisconsin

The chief executive officer of Aldridge Electric Company of Libertyville wants to preserve a piece of his childhood.

CBS Chicago–12/30/2011

May Chapel at Rosehill Cemetery. (

City To Buy Unused Cemetery Land For Nature Preserve

The mayor is seeking city approval to spend $7.8 million — which would come from tax increment financing and tax-exempt bonds — to acquire the land in the northwest corner of the cemetery, roughly Peterson and Western.


Lake Michigan (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

New Nature Preserve Overlooks Lake On North Shore

A nature preserve overlooking Lake Michigan opens Saturday, with some artwork already built in.