Monthly Archives: March 2011

NU Summit on Sustainability April 1-2

I received word of this upcoming sustainability conference via email. The theme of the gathering is “Environmental Equity in the 21st Century,” and many of the events are free. Majora Carter is a major force these days in urban sustainability … Continue reading

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New Deal Service Days at RU

Every spring, Roosevelt students, faculty, and staff get together in groups and fan out over the city and NW suburbs to engage in a variety of service activities. I’ve done this several times over years, sometimes with my small kids in … Continue reading

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Summer Internship Opportunities

I just caught wind of two very cool environmental internship opportunities for this summer — one local (Village of Glenview, IL), the other international (through Columbia University). For those of you who have time and would like to get hands-on … Continue reading

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Wild Things Conference This Saturday (March 5)

The fourth biennial Wild Things conference will take place all day tomorrow at the University of Illinois at Chicago. This day-long conference brings together the region’s best experts, hardest working professionals, most dedicated volunteers and anyone interested in nature. Technical … Continue reading

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