Calumet Stewardship Initiative

Chicago Wilderness

Chicago Wilderness is an alliance that works toward the protection and restoration of biological resources. Over 250 partner organizations work with Chicago Wilderness to improve and restore the natural areas of the region.

Chicago Wilderness has completed over 500 projects to improve the environmental quality. In particular, the Biodiversity Recovery program aims to restore and protect the habitats and biological systems of threatened species. Many additional projects have been established to improve air and water quality as well. Chicago Wilderness volunteers give their time to a variety of stewardship workdays and outreach programs throughout the year. The Leave No Child Inside program provides opportunities for children and teenagers to explore nature, participate in outdoor recreation activities, and restore the land through volunteer projects.

As part of CSI, Chicago Wilderness works toward the ultimate goal of creating a healthy and sustainable region. By establishing systems to protect, preserve, and improve the natural habitats of Chicago, Chicago Wilderness is working to create environmental stewards and enhance to natural areas of the region.Chicago Wilderness is an alliance that works toward the protection and restoration of biological resources. Over 250 partner organizations work with Chicago Wilderness to improve and restore the natural areas of the region.

Chicago Wilderness has completed over 500 projects to improve the environmental quality. In particular, the Biodiversity Recovery program aims to restore and protect the habitats and biological systems of threatened species. Many additional projects have been established to improve air and water quality as well. Chicago Wilderness volunteers give their time to a variety of stewardship workdays and outreach programs throughout the year. The Leave No Child Inside program provides opportunities for children and teenagers to explore nature, participate in outdoor recreation activities, and restore the land through volunteer projects.

As part of CSI, Chicago Wilderness works toward the ultimate goal of creating a healthy and sustainable region. By establishing systems to protect, preserve, and improve the natural habitats of Chicago, Chicago Wilderness is working to create environmental stewards and enhance to natural areas of the region.

Contact information: catherine.game@chicagowilderness.org

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