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CHICAGO (Aug. 18, 2022) – To support natural habitats and other green-space projects, particularly those that help mitigate the impacts of climate change, ComEd and Openlands today announced they have awarded individual, one-time grants of up to $10,000 each to 23 organizations through the annual ComEd Green Region Program. The grants will fund projects that support and improve natural areas in northern Illinois, including those that focus on enhancing pollinator habitats and protecting species like butterflies and bees.

Gross Park is among the 23 ComEd Green Region Program grant recipients for 2022.

Gross Park Native and Pollinator Urban Park Revitalization (Chicago): This project will revitalize garden beds in the Rosco Park neighborhood with native and pollinator-friendly plants, improve a local walking path and modernize signage to help educate the community on the importance of these areas.

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