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Chicago Nature & Wildlife Research Summit

Chicago Nature & Wildlife Research Summit

Mayor Daley’s Nature & Wildlife Advisory Committee is convening a Research Summit to identify priority research needs, connect researchers to land managers and policy makers, and imagine what a biodiversity research network would look like in the City of Chicago. The Research Summit, which is by invitation only, will be complimented by two early evening programs that expand the discussion to a broader public. To view the SAVE THE DATE postcard click here.
Our Green Metropolis: The Next 100 Years
Thursday, November 5, 5:00 pm
Feinberg Theater, Spertus Institute, 610 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago
Co-hosted  with the Burnham Plan Centennial Committee
Keynote Address: Dr. Eric Sanderson, The Mannahatta Project
Friday, November 6, 4:00-6:00pm
Regenstein Center, Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe
RSVP:  click here
Co-hosted with the Chicago Botanic Garden

Program Partners

Mayor Daley's Nature and Wildlife Committee

With support from more than 30 conservation organizations, Mayor Richard M. Daley's Nature and Wildlife Committee and the Department of Planning and Development implemented the Chicago Nature and Wildlife Plan in 2006. The Chicago Nature and Wildlife Plan and its ...[MORE]

Burnham Plan Centennial Committee

Chicago's civic leaders are rallying around the opportunity to continue the legacy of the Plan of Chicago through the Burnham Plan Centennial Committee, chaired by John Bryan and George Ranney with Adele Simmons as Vice Chair. Staff support is provided ...[MORE]

Chicago Botanic Garden

The Chicago Botanic Garden, with its world-renowned plant collections and displays, is one of the country's most visited public gardens and a preeminent center for learning and scientific research.   Its expansive 385-acre site features 23 display gardens and three native habitats, uniquely ...[MORE]

City of Chicago

The City of Chicago, Mayor's Office, Mayor's Office of Special Events, Department of Aviation, Department of Cultural Affairs, Department of the Environment, Department of Transportation and Department of Planning and Development will commemorate the Centennial of the Burnham Plan of ...[MORE]

This program was offered on these dates:
Thursday, November 5, 2009 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Friday, November 6, 2009 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Mayor Daley's Nature and Wildlife Committee

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