WTTW Chicago: Piping Plover Egg Spotted at Montrose Beach, A Win for Groups Working to Restore Population of the Endangered Bird Species

A piping plover egg has been spotted at Montrose Beach and could hatch within the next month, the Chicago Park District and its nature conservation

CBS 2 Chicago: Spring flowers in full bloom at Garfield Park and Lincoln Park Conservatories

Celebrate spring at the Garfield Park and Lincoln Park conservatories.

WGN TV's Spotlight Chicago: "Sweet Gnome Chicago" At the Lincoln Park Conservatory

During one of our shows recently, Sarah learned Ji loves Gnomes!

WGN TV: Weekend Break: Spring Flower Show in full bloom at Garfield Park Conservatory

The Spring Flower Show is now in full bloom at the Garfield Park Conservatory.

WBBM Radio: Chicago Park District gets head start to fill more than 2,500 summer jobs

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- The Chicago Park District has already begun looking for workers to fill more than 2,500 jobs this summer.

Block Club Chicago: Kiwanis Park’s North Park Shoreline Restoration Is Underway

Kiwanis Park is one of four riverfront parks in Albany Park, North Park and Lincoln Square being upgraded this year to improve their shorel

WGN TV's Spotlight Chicago: Blooming Life Into Winter Months At The “Winter Green Flower Show

Imagine beautiful flowers blooming during the winter months.

Hyde Park Herald: Here’s where Hyde Parkers can recycle Christmas trees

Starting this weekend, Chicagoans can recycle their Christmas trees at one of 27 locations around the city. 

The Beverly Review: Mt. Greenwood Park among sites of park district speed skating competitions

The Chicago Park District will host its 107th Silver Skates Speed Skating Competition at 6 public ice rinks, including Mt.

Fox 32 Chicago: Winter Flower Show: Escape the cold at the Garfield Park Conservatory

A good way to escape the cold this winter is by taking a trip to the Garfield Park Conservatory.

Fox 32 Chicago: Winter Flower Show: Escape the cold at the Garfield Park Conservatory

A good way to escape the cold this winter is by taking a trip to the Garfield Park Conservatory.

Environmental Monitor: Protecting Chicago’s Lakefront: Freshwater Beach Monitoring

Thousands of people flock to the Great Lakes every year to enjoy the freshwater beaches along the coast.

Nature Play Space Planned For Edgewater’s Senn Park

A playground featuring scalable logs and stones is planned for the area next to Senn Park’s existing playground, down the street from Senn

Block Club Chicago: Riverfront Parks In Albany Park, North Park, Lincoln Square Getting Upgrades To Bolster Ecosystems

Ronan Park will get a new public plaza, while work to stabilize the shoreline from erosion and remove invasive species will take place at L

WBBM Radio: Piping Plovers raised in captivity released into the wild for the first time in Illinois

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- The Chicago Park District said for the first time in the state of Illinois, piping plovers raised in captivity

NWI.com: ALERT TOP STORY EDITOR'S PICK Ford Calumet Environmental Center tells story of Region's history

CHICAGO — A former slag dump on the Southeast Side was once slated to be the city's next landfill but instead ended up home to egrets wading in sea

WTTW Chicago: Chicago Parks Are on Fire, and That’s a Good Thing

In a city synonymous with fire, the sight of flames rising up against the backdrop of Chicago’s skyscrapers would typically raise an alarm.

Chicago Tribune: Chicago birders rejoice as Arctic gull makes rare visit to local beaches: ‘This is about as good as it gets.’

It was 8:15 on a Saturday morning when Woody Goss’ phone started buzzing.

Fox 32 Chicago: Chicago's Polar Adventure Day features Siberian Huskies, but no snow

CHICAGO - Chicago's second Polar Adventure Day this year was short on snow but big on fun.

Chicago Sun-Times: Where to take your Christmas tree after the holidays

The trees must be stripped of decorations and bases and can’t be dropped off in bags, according to Recycle By City, a group that compiles local rec

NBC 5: Chicago Conservatories Transform for Winter Flower Displays Starting Friday

Chicago's popular conservatories are transforming into a flowery winter wonderland for the season starting Friday.