Connect Children to Nature at Upcoming Garden Workshops
Learn how to inspire a love for nature and environmental responsibility in children at our upcoming Nature 101 and Connecting to Nature through Habitats at Home and School workshops in April and May.
Plant Free Trees in Your Neighborhood with a TreePlanters Grant
Openlands TreePlanters Grants provide new trees to communities in the City of Chicago and the near south suburbs. Applications can be submitted on behalf of community groups, volunteer organizations, local businesses, and neighborhood associations. Apply for a grant, collaborate with your neighbors, and get 10-40 new trees planted in your community.
Protect Imperiled Species Under the Endangered Species Act
Even though Monarch butterflies are critically endangered, the Federal government decided not to add them to the Endangered Species act because of funding. Tell your Federal elected officials that Monarch butterflies must be listed as an imperiled species under the ESA.