Northeastern Illinois is rich in opportunities to get involved with plant conservation and ecological restoration. Check out some of these groups and resources:
Habitat Project – Connecting citizen science monitoring programs.
Habitat 2030 – Inspiring young people to become active stewards of the landscape.
North Branch Restoration Project – A long-time group of restoration volunteers working along the north branch of the Chicago River.
Wild Ones – Advocating for native plants in the landscape through a number of chapters in our region.
Chicago Environmental Network – A clearinghouse for environmental/conservation-related jobs and volunteer opportunities in the Chicago region.