A Chicago environmental leader says the ash borer, drought and a tough winter have left the city short of trees, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Chicago environmental groups filed a lawsuit Thursday to stop the proposed $1.3 billion Illiana Tollway linking northern Illinois and northwestern Indiana, claiming the Illinois Department of Transportation doesn’t have authority to develop it.
Make the most out of the summer by getting the whole family involved in a worthwhile volunteer opportunity. This not just contributes to the community but also helps to get the whole family out and about in an outdoor activity in Chicago.
“Water quality makes a tremendous difference in how we can interact with the river, but also provides us jobs; it provides us business revenue,” said Friends of the Chicago River executive director Margaret Frisbie.
A nature preserve overlooking Lake Michigan opens Saturday, with some artwork already built in.
Gardening isn’t only about what you plant. As some neighbors in Englewood are showing us, it’s also about friendship and dedication to your neighborhood.