August 11th, 2011
A study of the mammals of Luzon Island has identified seven previously unknown species of native forest mice. Many are from previously unsurveyed mountain ranges.
July 01st, 2011
Summer Internships are available to CIMBY students who want build their leadership skills.
June 01st, 2011
The South Chicago Retrofit Project launched on April 30th, bringing together dozens of diverse residents from throughout the Southeast Side. Housed at the Calumet Park Fieldhouse, the launch event was an incredible gathering of 300+ homeowners and tenants, all seeking resources to make their homes more energy efficient.
May 17th, 2011
Most of the 470-million-year history of plants on land belongs to bryophytes, pteridophytes (ferns) and gymnosperms. Find out about a recent pilot project to database and digitize pteridophyte fossils from the Mazon Creek assemblage of Illinois (i.e. 315 mya) as well as extant fern specimens from the Great Lakes Region.
May 02nd, 2011
Four Chicago Communities Develop Neighborhood Climate Action Projects.
March 31st, 2011
ECCo embarks on a collaboration with the Chicago Park District to install a colorful native plant garden on the Museum's north side.
March 31st, 2011
ECCo collaborated with three Energy Action Network sites in Roseland to identify what “green” means to residents and to become demonstration sites for climate action.
March 28th, 2011
ECCo's Urban Anthropology Team presents key findings from recent study of the Pilsen neighborhood.
Bringing Early Land Plant Collections Into the Third Millennium: A Conversion & Digitization Project Supported By The National Science Foundation
March 25th, 2011
The Botany Department at The Field Museum is re-housing, databasing and digitizing almost 200,000 bryophyte specimens, which addresses the urgent concern over their long-term preservation.
March 21st, 2011
ECCo's Urban Anthropology Team receives Environmental Justice Award.