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Spring Is Here! Chicago Conservation Corps Events and Volunteer Opportunities for April 2014

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Register Now for Fall 2014 SUST Courses at Roosevelt!

Registration is ongoing for Fall 2014 classes in Sustainability Studies — and summer, too! Our fall line-up of courses features a mix of campus and online offerings, and this early in the registration period there are still plenty of seats … Continue reading

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Registration Open for Fall 2014 SUST Courses at RU

Hey, RU students! It’s time to register for Fall 2014 classes in Sustainability Studies. Our fall line-up of courses features a mix of campus and online offerings, and this early in the registration period there are still plenty of seats … Continue reading

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Chicago Conservation Corps Events and Volunteer Opportunities for March 2014

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Chicago Wilderness Videos Depict Excellence in Ecological Restoration Work in the Chicago Region

Chicago Wilderness recently honored seven organizations with its Excellence in Ecological Restoration Accreditation. This series of short videos highlights the importance of ecological restoration at these specific sites and throughout the Chicago Wilderness region. Chicago Botanic Garden – McDonald Woods … Continue reading

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Chicago Conservation Corps (C3) Activities for January 2014

The Chicago Conservation Corps (C3) invites Chicago residents to give back to their communities through conservation volunteering and ecological restoration work. In collaboration with C3 volunteers and partner organizations, events and opportunities are available year round. Sample service projects may … Continue reading

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RU Reforesting Raising Funds for 2014 Conservation Expedition to Tanzania

RU Reforesting is a group of Roosevelt students who need your help in their upcoming effort to improve environmental conditions in eastern Africa. You can help them fund-raise without paying a penny! Students in Dr. Norbert Cordiero’s BIO 369 Conservation … Continue reading

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RUrbanPioneers Harvest Season Ends with the First Frost

by MaryBeth Radeck The RUrbanPioneers Community Garden wrapped up its second season this week with the first frost. Gardens tended by Food2You were particularly successful, serving vegetables in soups and recipes on campus all summer long. The garden also provided … Continue reading

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First-ever SUST Student Symposium a Great Success

Last Thursday, Oct. 17th, three students in Roosevelt’s SUST program shared their recent internship and research fellowship experiences in the first-ever SUST Student Symposium in RU’s LEED-Gold Wabash Building. More than 20 students, faculty, and staff attended and ask great … Continue reading

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Great Lakes Action Days!

Looking for a fun and interesting way to keep the Great Lakes looking great? If so take the time to check out the Great Lakes Action Days (GLAD)! Hosted by the Shedd Aquarium, GLAD is focused on taking volunteers onto Chicagoland … Continue reading

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