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For those of you looking for empty, city-owned lots

Chicago Property Finder

 

Prairie Plant Guides

USDA PLANTS Database

The Tallgrass Prairie in Illinois (Ken Robertson - UIUC)

Illinois Wildflowers and Grasses

University of Chicago plant lists

 

Prairie parks and gardens

Lurie Garden in Millenium Park, Chicago

Schulenberg Prairie at The Morton Arboretum

Restored prairie at Fermilab National Laboratory See video (400Mb) from Rob Walton (rwalton@fnal.gov) also Bob Lootens(lootens@fnal.gov)

Indian Boundary Prairie, south of Chicago

Nature areas and prescribed burns at the Chicago Park District

Air Station Prairie and Tyner Interpretative Center in Glenview, IL

 

Prairie restoration

A student run prairie restoration project at University of Illinois - Springfield

Prairie Moon Nursery - Native prairie seeds

Minnesota Native Landscapes - Landscapers

Prairie Restoration Inc. - Native seeds and landscaping

 

Sustainability

U of C students building a wind turbine

Sustainability Council at the University of Chicago (join us!)

Midwest Regional Energy Association and this year energy fair

Calculate your Eco-Footprint (other sites?) Al Gore's CO2 footprint

Environment Illinois

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Center for Ecoliteracy

 

Alternative energy

David Tilman talk on prairie biofuels

Inside Renewable Energy Podcast

Residential geothermal heating and cooling

Biofuel from low-input, high-diversity grassland biomass

Novozymes - Fuel ethanol biotechnology

Urban wind power research at UIC

 

Local Action

Chicago Wilderness

Resource Center Chicago (City Farm, Recycling, and more) definately drop by and see their garden! 61st and blackstone

Nichols Park Contact

ClimateChicago

Chicago Wilderness Habitat Project

City of Chicago Department of Environment (Green roofs, brownsites, water policy...) 

 

Local Food

Local Harvest

FoodRoutes

Angelic Organics

Polyface Farms (video)

 

Funding

Illinois Department of Natural Resources - Grants Info

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