Urban Conservation Team Resource Downloads

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Resources from Chicago Southland 

Urban Agriculture Workshop
Resources from Chicago Southland Green

Infrastructure 101 Workshop
 
Resources from Chicago Southland

Green Infrastructure Project Funding Workshop
Chicago Region Green Infrastructure Background Resources

 

 
Native Landscaping Workshops    

Native Landscaping Workshops

Native Landscaping Presenation 2012
Native Landscaping 101
Native Landscaping at Coyote Run

Resources from Chicago Southland Urban Agriculture Workshop:

Urban Agriculture and Food Deserts in Chicago and Beyond by Daniel Block, Chicago State University
Introduction to Green Infrastructure by Mark Bouman, The Field Museum 
Urban Agriculture and Soil Quality by Stephanie Cwik, USEPA
Growing Home Social Enterprise and Transitional Jobs by Larry O'Toole, Growing Home
Urban Agriculture: Latest Trend or Real Change by Julie Samuels, Openlands

Resources from Chicago Southland Green Infrastructure Project Funding Workshop:

Panelist PowerPoints

 

 

 

PowerPoint from Jon Grosshans, US EPA Region 5 

 

 

PowerPoint from Angela Larsen, Alliance for the Great Lakes

 

 

PowerPoint from Lynn Boerman, Illinois Department of Natural Resources

 

 

 

PowerPoint from Chris Mulvaney, Chicago Wilderness

   
   

Presentations from Presenters

 

 

Urban Agriculture Presentation from Andre Garner, Project Director of Economic Development at Cook County

 

 

Prairie State College Sustainability Presentation from Beth Koprowski, Sustainability Coordinator

 

 

Calumet-Sag Trail Update from Diane Banta, National Park Service

 

 

Calumet Stewardship Initiative GREEN Infrastructure Initiative from Laurel Ross, The Field Museum

 

Handouts and Resources

 

 

Lake Michigan Water Trail Press Release

 

 

Example Pre-Proposal

 

 

Green Infrastructure Municipal Resources and Funding Opportunities

 

 

Draft of Green Infrastructure in the Southland Map

Resources from Green Infrastructure in the Chicago Southland Green Infrastructure 101 Workshop:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Green Infrastructure Municipal Resources and Funding Opportunities (Download)

 


 

PowerPoint: Community Engagement Tools (Download)

 


 

Green Infrastructure in the Chicago Southland: A Workshop (Download)

 


 

The Chicago Wilderness Sustainable Watershed Action Team (Download)

 

Chicago Region Green Infrastructure Resources:

 

Sustainable Development Principles for Protecting Nature in the Chicago Wilderness Region (Download)

 


 

Conservation Design Resource Manual (Download)

 


 

Protecting Nature in Your Community: Illinois (Link)

Protecting Nature in Your Community: Indiana (Link)

 


 



Sourcebook on Natural Landscaping for Local Officials (Download)

 


 

Northeastern Illinois Regional Greenways and Trails Plan (Link)

Many more resources can be found on the Chicago Wilderness Tools for Sustainable Growth webpage (Link)

To find other ways to get involved in Calumet, please visit the Calumet Stewardship Initiative (Link)

 

Visit the Division of Environment Culture and Conservation (ECCo) at The Field Museum (Link)