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Michelle Kaufmann's Weekly Green Tips

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Smart Home designer, Michelle Kaufmann offers weekly green tips. Michelle has designed the Smart Home: Green and Wired that will open on May 8, 2008 at the Museum of Science and Industry. For more information >>>...

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Turn Off Your Lights for Earth Hour

Posted by Nancy Kreith -

Climate change is perhaps the most significant issue facing our planet today. We are beginning to witness dramatic impacts as a result of the amount of carbon we load into the atmosphere. To alter the current course of climate change we must act now. That's why you are invited to join thousands of your...

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2008 Healthy Sprouts Award

Posted by Nancy Kreith -

Program Web site : http://www.kidsgardening.com/healthysprouts.asp Sponsor : Gardener's Supply Deadline : October 15, 2008 Purpose : The National Gardening Association and Gardener's Supply Company have partnered to support scho...

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Daily Green Tips

Posted by Nancy Kreith -

Get your daily green tips from CBS 2 Chicago. For More Information >>>...

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Mercury in CFLs

Posted by Nancy Kreith -

The mercury in compact fluorescent light bulbs may pose a threat to health and the environment. For More Information>>>...

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Drawing Nature

Drawing Plants Class

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Who : General public, volunteers, lovers of nature What : Drawing plants, this four session sketching class will help you see nature the way an artist does. Combining drawing skills and plant observation, you will learn how to draw what you see. If you haven't drawn a line, this is a great time to begin. If you love to draw, join us. There is always more...

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Master Naturalist Project Organizer Position

Posted by Nancy Kreith -

Greetings: The new Master Naturalist project organizer position will be based in the Matteson office. This will be a new program in Cook County. We will be collaborating with the Forest Preserve of Cook County, the Field Museum and Lake Katherine Nature Center and Botanic Gardens. Other partners may join us in the...

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Project Exploration Job Announcement

Posted by Nancy Kreith -

Title: Youth Development Coordinator Reports to: Director of Programs Supervises: Students and interns Project Exploration Background : Cofounded in 1999 by paleontologist Paul Sereno and educator Gabrielle Lyon, Project Exploration is a nonprofit science e...

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School Projects Coordinator Job

Posted by Nancy Kreith -

Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children is looking to hire a School Projects Coordinator. This person will work to strengthen CLOCC's relationships with schools and Chicago Public Schools, staff the school systems working group and coordinate future efforts for CLOCC's role in the area of school-community connections. I think ideally they want someone who knows quite a bit about working...

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Angelic Organics Job Opening

Posted by Nancy Kreith -

Dear Friends: We are very excited to announce that the Learning Center is now accepting applications for an Urban Initiative Program Coordinator! The position will be based in the Chicago office. We are seeking a responsible, highly organized individual to join our urban initiative team to assist with community food system projects and urban agriculture training. At least three...

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