July 14th, 2011
ECCo's Calumet Plant ID Class Series provides plant enthusiasts the opportunity to learn local trees, shrubs, flowers, and grasses.
July 07th, 2011
Mighty Acorns students from the Calumet Region come together to celebrate their accomplishments.
July 01st, 2011
Summer Internships are available to CIMBY students who want build their leadership skills.
June 30th, 2011
Middle School Students Showcase Environmental Action Projects at The Field Museum.
June 24th, 2011
ECCo and partners hosted Beaubien Woods Environmental Day on June 4, 2011 to connect community residents to their nearby natural area.
June 13th, 2011
Calumet Is My Backyard, CIMBY, students gathered at The Field Museum to celebrate conservation accomplishments.
June 09th, 2011
ECCo announces its newest conservation tool for the Chicago Region - an on-line key to regional orchids.
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
Green Fire, a new movie on the life and ethic of Aldo Leopold, premiers in Chicago featuring ECCo staff.