Well lookee who finally got themselves a logo! After much discussion from the H2030 Advisory Group (much) we have our new logo and we love it. From freelance artist Kelsey Oseid who worked closely with us and our many demands, our logo is meant to be a Chicagoland endemic species explosion. Pictured here are compass plant, side… Read more »
Monthly Archives: October 2015
What is the Millennium Reserve?
As we focus some of our restoration efforts on the entire bi-state Calumet area, the Illinois portion of that (which has admittedly gotten the most love from us, but not because we hate Indiana!) is also the geography represented by a group called the Millennium Reserve. Started by former, yet-to-be-incarcerated IL governor Pat Quinn, the… Read more »
Musings on a Farm Restoration: Part 1
My connection to Habitat 2030 began with a simple conversation. On a mildly cold December day at a restoration workday at the Jarvis Bird Sanctuary, I was speaking to a girl working towards the required certifications to steward a site within the jurisdiction of the Chicago Park District. She mentioned the organization and their purpose,… Read more »
post originally appeared on The Jackass Gardener. So in an effort to be better at my job, I’m forcing myself to memorize the scientific names of local plants and then figure out how to match those names with their owners by using a Key. I’ve decided to start with native oak trees as they seem… Read more »