Nature’s Way to Net-Zero Buildings

Discover Innovative Solutions to Net-Zero Buildings  An Immersive Prairie Lab Experience Prairie Lab is offering a facilitated brainstorming and problem-solving workshop in an immersive learning environment. Participants will be presented with net-zero challenges, and facilitators will guide them through a hands-on learning process to identify biomimicry and cutting-edge energy solutions to those challenges. Attendees will
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HEARTWOOD – for a Day / Evening

BETTER  DAYS  BAND Camp Ondessonk, Ozark, Illinois Saturday May 24 – 9:00 p.m. to Midnight Memorial Day Weekend is almost here!  The lineup for the Heartwood Forest Council at Camp Ondessonk just gets better and better. To check out the current schedule, please see https://www.heartwood.org/forest-council/schedule Not everyone can attend for the full weekend from Friday evening to Monday noon.  But that should not prevent anyone from
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A Climate of Extraction

Our Forests Are Threatened by Resource Extraction … But Why Care? Global Climate Change is one of the most serious environmental, social, and economic threats the world is facing today. Did you know that global climate is influenced by changes in land cover? Logging and burning for large scale-agriculture, strip mining, road construction and residential
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Hidden Costs of a Mainstream Lifestyle

And … You thought it was inexpensive! In our modern world of electric cars, convenience appliances and instant communication, clean, reliable and inexpensive electricity is our everyday lifeline to a high functioning society. Yet, coal continues to generate a significant amount of the electricity used by Illinois residents. In fact, coal-powered electricity is essential to
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These Are Not My Problems

A Social Justice Visualization and Journey ( a Gallery show aimed to re-claim humanity) Opening Night, May 10, 2014 noon to 7pm Eco-Justice Collaborative will be highlighted by artist Matthew Harlan who will depict our work on mountaintop removal coal mining through his art. About the Exhibit: A Social Justice Visualization and Journey Presented by: 8th Day
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Guy McPherson, Climate, at Multi-Kulti

Don’t Miss This! System Change Not Climate Change – Chicago Chapter is hosting Dr. Guy McPherson at Multi Kulti in Chicago: Sunday March 30th Multi-Kulti, 3pm to 5 pm 1000 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago Guy McPherson is one of the preeminent voices on the threat of Climate Change and the principles of durable living. He will
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