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Natural Awakenings Magazine Chicago

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New Lisle Location for Veggie Fest

Veggie Fest Chicago, now in its 13th year and one of the largest vegetarian food and wellness festivals in North America, has moved to a new location—Danada South Park at Navistar Drive, in Lisle.

Flotstone Outreach Events in August

Flotstone Float Therapy will feature guest speakers Bridget Wennerbeck and Shayna Olufs, from Conscious Circles, at 5:30 p.m., August 13.

Astrology Explains Current Administration

David Birr will explore the karma and spiritual destiny of our nation and share what Edgar Cayce said about the ideal and spiritual purpose of America.

Experience Excellence Rising

The Light Being Wellness Center will present Call to Consciousness: The Second Session, from 2 to 6 p.m., on August 24.
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Summer’s Symphony

Insect Songs Send Messages, Reveal Environment Secrets
The project is teaching volunteers to recognize the 12 most commonly heard insects in the Chicago region and how to document them in the field.

Rare Habitat Hosts Unusual Species

There are about 1,000 acres of dolomite prairie on the Midewin. At the core of dolomite prairie is magnesium-rich dolomitic limestone that is home to specialized plants evolved to take advantage of poor, shallow soils.

MASTER GARDENER RESOURCES

for the Greater Chicago Area

Soil as a Solution

Regenerative agriculture is not something completely new and different from organic and sustainable farming; rather, its focus lies in understanding and valuing how soil really works.

Native Bees

Pollinate Native Plants, Fruits and Vegetables
While raising monarch butterflies in her Round Lake backyard, Pam Wolfe began learning about some much lesser-known and tinier insects—native bees.

How Ward Ambassadors are Helping to Grow

Urban Agriculture in Chicago
It might surprise Chicago residents to learn there are more than 850 urban farms and community gardens, with at least one in every ward.
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Food Democracy

By the People, for the People and Toward a Stronger Nation
Across the country, support is spreading for a food network that sustains local economies while providing better nourishment and GMO transparency.
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Archive »Environment Briefs

Hot Topic

Farmers Responding to Climate Change

Alarm Sounded

Ireland Declares Climate Emergency

Poles Apart

Earth’s Extremities on the Edge

Fish Revival

Shad Return After 174-Year Absence

Bat Cave Rescue

Promising Progress Against Disease

Bug Apocalypse

Sharp Decline Threatens Ecosystem
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Action Alert

Greenhouse Gases Hit Landmark

Action Alert

Banish Toxic Air in Plane Cabins

On the Brink

Monarchs Need Species Protections
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Archive »Environment

EPA: A Muzzled Watchdog

E.G. Vallianatos Seeks to Put Bite Back into the Agency
Political corruption has resulted in America’s most critical environmental enforcement unit turning into the “polluter’s protection agency.”
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Archive »Community Building

Youths Step Up to the Global Challenge

Fresh Hope for a Troubled Planet
Realizing that they can’t wait for adults to fix our sweeping societal and environmental problems, young people are taking meaningful action to end business as usual.

 
 
 

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City Smarts

Urban Planning Goes Green

Elder Force

Retired Volunteers Keep National Parks Humming

Farm Therapy

Veterans Heal Through Agriculture

Find a Green Space and Make a Friend

Outdoor Colors Increase Trust and Happiness

Floral Throughways

Garden Clubs Help Beautify Roads

Grassroots Gumption

Sweet Potato Project Encourages Enterprise