Chicago Tribune: Jackson Park’s brief cherry blossom season in full swing; the blooms could last for 2 weeks or 2 days

The largest single group of cherry trees in Chicago is at the cusp of full bloom, with peak viewing expected to start within days.

We’re on Cherry Blossom Watch! Chicago Park District's Cherry Tree Blossoms at Jackson Park Are Blooming

More than 160 pink and white cherry trees are starting to bloom, and are expected to reach peak in the next week, weather permitting

Earth Day Celebrations at Chicago Parks

The Chicago Park District is partnering with Friends of the Parks to host more than 80 Earth Day clean-up events in parks across the city.<

Block Club Chicago: Neighbors Fundraising To Create Hummingbird Garden Next To Washington Park’s Lagoon

A hummingbird habitat at the southeast corner of the Washington Park lagoon would be the Park District's first: "It's like a bed and breakfast as t

The Nature Conservancy: Six Black Leaders Making a Difference for People and Nature in Chicago

Meet six Black Chicagoans working to build greener, healthier and more connected communities.

Mayor Lightfoot Unveils Citywide Vision for Connected Network of Trails and Corridors

Mayor’s vision highlights network of trails that will connect to transit, housing, and parks citywide, creating new outdoor assets and cata

WBEZ Reset: Azaleas (and knock-knock jokes) abound at the Garfield Park Conservatory’s spring flower show

The knock-knock joke-themed spring show runs through May 8.

WBBM NewsRadio: Park district flower show blooms as spring comes a-knocking

 If you’re ready for a glimpse of springtime, take heart.

Fast Company: Chicago’s Big Marsh Park, a birder’s paradise, has a new building designed to prevent bird collisions

Up to a billion birds are killed each year by flying into buildings.