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Saturday, September 06, 2014
Climate March Chicago (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

Daley Plaza

Join us for the Chicago Climate March on Saturday, September 6th! The Chicago Climate March is the Chicago segment of the larger Great March for Climate Action, currently in progress from LA to DC, and a partner with/precursor to the People's Climate March, happening in New York City on Sunday, September 21st, 2014. Join the March at any point along the route from Oak Park to Grant Park: the marchers will be rallying in Oak Park at 9am, again in Garfield Park at 11am, and looping through Grant Park before a 2pm rally in Daley Plaza. Join us for the biggest call to CLIMATE CHANGE AWARENESS and CLIMATE ACTION ever seen in Chicago. Feel free to drop in on the march at any point along this approximate 10-mile stretch!



Url: http://climatemarch.org/chicago/
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Algonquin Conservation Community Day/It's Our River Day (1:00 AM - 2:00 AM)

the Environmental Defenders of Lake County and the City of Algonquin present “Explore the Outdoors at It’s Our River Day”at Cornish Park in downtown Algonquin


101 S Harrison St
Algonquin, IL 60102

There will be opportunities to meet representatives from different environmental, outdoor and governmental groups and “green” businesses to learn about their activities by visiting their booths throughout the event.  Each group will have a table that may include information, volunteer opportunities, kids activities, and more.

 

At 2:00 there will be a river clean up.



Contact Info : Katie Parkhurst 847-658-4184 Email : katieparkhurst@algonquin.org Url: http://www.algonquin.org/eGov/apps/events/calendar.egov?view=detail;id=2878
McHenry County Conservation District Outdoor Fest (3:00 PM)

Outdoor recreation & sustainable living festival at at Fel-Pro RRR Conservation Area 1520 Crystal Lake Avenue, Cary IL



Contact Info : Sarah Michehl Outdoor Fest Planning Committee 815-678-4532 Ext. 8118 Email : smichehl@mccdistric.org Url: http://www.mccdistrict.org/web/index.asp
Sunday, September 21, 2014
McHenry County Conservation District Outdoor Fest (3:00 PM)

Outdoor recreation & sustainable living festival at at Fel-Pro RRR Conservation Area 1520 Crystal Lake Avenue, Cary IL



Contact Info : Sarah Michehl Outdoor Fest Planning Committee 815-678-4532 Ext. 8118 Email : smichehl@mccdistric.org Url: http://www.mccdistrict.org/web/index.asp
People's Climate March (3:30 PM - 4:30 PM)

Join Fox Valley Citizens for Peace and Justice in awareness of the current climate crisis.

3:30  Rally at Kimball & Grove in Elgin and march to Church of the Brethern 738 W. Highland

Potluck to follow. Join for any part of the march. Call for arrangements to drop off your potluck contribution before the march.



Contact Info : Mary Shesgreen 847-742-6602 Email : Marysedrop@att.net Url: http://www.fvc4pnj.org/
Thursday, September 25, 2014
The Boone-Dutch Creek Watershed Planning Project (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP)

Meeting at Village of McCullom Lake - Village Hall, 4811 W. Orchard Drive, McCullom Lake, IL



Contact Info : Holly Hudson 312-386-8700 Tim Loftus 312-386-8666 Dawn Thompson 312-386-8676 Email : hhudson@cmap.illinois.gov Url: http://foxriverecosystem.org/Boone-Dutch.htm.
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