Seeing Green Blog

  • DSC_0041

    Creative Company Service Days: Corporate Volunteers in Chicago Parks

    It’s been a great summer for corporate responsibility! Check out these photos of our wonderful partners Softchoice, Cofactor, and Motorola Mobility Foundation cleaning up parks throughout Chicago. Oz Park  SoftChoice employees braved the rain on May 12, 2016. The group of 30 started the morning off with a revitalizing stretch and

    Continue reading
  • wallach

    Burnham Park’s Historic Wallach Fountain

    Chicago’s parks include an impressive collection of public art.  Many of these artworks have special meaning and significance to Chicagoans. This week we sat down with Barbara Mayers, a longtime resident of Hyde Park, to talk about the Wallach Fountain and its significance to her family. How the Fountain Came

    Continue reading
  • 20160620_174234

    Baskets Not Bullets: Three CPS Students Raise Funds for Windy City Hoops

    This week we are excited to welcome CPS 7th graders Cole Tansey, Drew Donohue, and Jalen Harris to discuss their movement to be a part of the gun violence solution in Chicago, Baskets Not Bullets: The Beginning What started as a few students” middle school community project at Oscar Mayer

    Continue reading
  • 4

    Chicago parks: Dunes, Prairies, Savannas, Woodlands, and Wetlands!

    Happy Wednesday Chicago! This week we welcome Forrest Cortes and Jason Steger, two members of the Chicago Park District Natural Areas team to discuss natural spaces in Chicago. Learn how you can get involved: When most people think of dunes, prairies, savannas, woodlands, and wetlands, they imagine faraway landscapes and vast

    Continue reading
VISIT SEEING GREEN