Chicago Green News (1391 - 1400 of 1924)
Officials say a poisoning operation on a river near Chicago turned up more than 100,000 pounds of fish â€” but none of the Asian carp they were seeking.
CHICAGO -- Gov. Pat Quinn has signed two pieces of legislation aimed at helping farmers and at making state-owned buildings more environmentally friendly.
A wet, rainy May across the Midwest has rivers reaching perilously high levels throughout Southern Illinois, although not nearly as high as when past flooding has destroyed parts of the region.
The Little Calumet River became the latest battleground against Asian carp Thursday as workers dumped barrels of a deadly fish toxin in a desperate attempt to locate the elusive invasive species in Chicago's waterways.
By Dayna Reggero for Chicago Green FestWomanCraft, a social enterprise of Heartland Human Care Services, uses recycled office paper and reclaimed flowers to create unique, sustainable, handmade paper products, such as wildflower seed note cards, memory books, gift tags, frames and custom wedding invitations.â€œWomanCraft is a green social enterprise that works specifically with women who [...]
By Joanna Postlethwaite and Dayna Reggero for Chicago Green FestivalThe first Certified Organic Roof Top Farm in the United States, owned by the restaurant Uncommon Ground, illustrates how green agriculture is possible and functional in an urban environment. The farm, which sits on a 2500 square foot deck of recycled composite material, includes 28 cedar [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENo. OPA-057 (Chicago, May 20, 2010) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 has selected middle school students Dana Gattone, Angel Loizzo and Maggie Oâ€™Brien from St
Â Urban farming is all the rage, and not without reason, as more and more city dwellers are taking an interest in growing some of their own food, or at least buying as locally as possible, and as we search...
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The Illinois Department of Agriculture says some farmers are considering replanting corn that's been sitting in water over the past week.
The planet is warming, but not in Chicago.