Includes links to resources centered around the Chicago metro area scientific, environmental and natural resources.
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Chicago Audubon Society
Serves the Chicago area. Site includes conservation news, calendar of events, newsletter archives, and a rare bird alert.
Chicago Botanic Garden
385-acre botanic garden in Glencoe offers 24 gardens with plants, flowers, greenhouses, educational classes and plant information. Events, visitor and membership information.
Includes a transcript of a 1902 report on the area's geology, plus outlines and photos of field trips to points of geologic interest in and around the city.
Regional alliance of more than 260 public and private organizations working together to protect, restore, study and manage the precious natural ecosystems of the Chicago region for the benefit of the public. Includes news, initiatives, places and resources.
Chicago Wilderness Habitat Project
Information about training and monitoring activities, including plant surveys, frog monitoring, and important bird areas.
Chicagoland Environmental Network
Resource on issues, volunteer opportunities, organizations, and resources in northeastern Illinois. Directory of member organizations and agencies, job opportunities, events, volunteer opportunities, and other news and information.
Lake-Cook Audubon Society
Chapter of the Illinois Audubon Society based in Highland Park. Information on bird walks and programs.
A Naturalist's Tour of Southern Lake Michigan
Naturalist Joel Greenberg shares his eight favorite natural areas in the Chicagoland region.
Northwest Suburban Astronomers
Club based in the northwest suburbs of Chicago provides membership information, event calendar including star parties, tips for beginners, reading suggestions, observing information and photo gallery.
Partners for Clean Air
Grass-roots coalition of regional government, business and community organizations. Features advocacy, legislation issues, a smog alert email newsletter, a Midwest HazeCam, air quality index, reports and forecasts and ozone data.
vPlants - A Virtual Herbarium of the Chicago Region
Searchable and browsable catalog of the herbarium collections of the Morton Arboretum, Field Museum, and Chicago Botanic Garden, including photos of many of the plant specimens.
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