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

Chicago Property Finder


Prairie Plant Guides


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



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


Chicago Wilderness Habitat Project

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


Local Food

Local Harvest


Angelic Organics

Polyface Farms (video)



Illinois Department of Natural Resources - Grants Info

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