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Chicago is Ground Zero in the Asian Carp Battle

Video – People from all over the Great Lakes basin fear Asian carp will storm the lakes

1/20/2011 // By Jeff Alexander

Chicago may be ground zero for the battle to keep Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes,  but people around the sprawling Great Lakes basin are worried about the invasive fish storming the world’s largest source of surface freshwater. At […] Read more >

Feds say invasive species can move between Great Lakes, Mississippi River system at numerous sites

1/11/2011 // By Jeff Alexander

Federal officials painted a sobering picture Tuesday of the many ways that Asian carp and other invasive species living in the Mississippi River basin could spread to the Great Lakes. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has identified 18 sites […] Read more >

A critical moment in Great Lakes history is upon us

1/9/2011 // By Jeff Alexander

The next five weeks could be among the most important in Great Lakes history. The Corps of Engineers is holding a series of public hearings around the region to gather public input on its study of how best to separate […] Read more >

Ranger Rick at Hike and Seek Chicago

Bringing Outdoor Fun to the Windy City – Hike & Seek Takes on Chicago

10/8/2010 // By Karoline Hurd

Friday, October 1, couldn’t have been any nicer. The weather was picture perfect and Chicago seemed to be enjoying the beginning of a beautiful fall weekend. After receiving the much-anticipated Chicago Parks permit via fax at my hotel, we drove […] Read more >

Hike and Seek – Getting Outdoors With a Kid in Your Life This Weekend

9/29/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry Schweiger As a child I was fortunate enough to spend many hours outdoors with my father, who was a dog trainer and hunter. My dad died more than thirty years ago, yet when I go to the woods […] Read more >

Eco-Schools USA Case Study: Lincoln Elementary Goes Green

8/7/2010 // By Kate Hofmann

  Students at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School in Chicago are taking part in the HSBC Eco-Schools USA Climate Initiative, and making huge strides towards greening their school! Amy Andrews, a third grade teacher at Lincoln Elementary, first learned about the […] Read more >

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