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Aug29

Request for Proposal for Litter Abatement

NRC is currently looking for responses to an RFP for 2015 sidewalk litter abatement within Albany Park & Irving Park Special Service Area #60 boundaries.

Responses must be received no later than 4:00PM on September 24th, 2014.

 
Jul10

Great Chicago Fire Fest Event!

 

 
May28

SAVE YOUR ASH!

THIS TUESDAY, June 3rd, please join the North River Commission and work with us to save 24,934 ash trees in our Chicago parks.
 
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SAVE YOUR ASH!
NRC Environmental Committee Meeting

Tuesday, June 3, 2014
7:00 PM
 
North Park Village Nature Center
5801 N Pulaski Rd, Chicago, IL 60646  (Map)
Free parking is available.
 
Although all park issues are welcome and open for discussion, the primary thrust will be how to save the remaining ash trees in local parks from destruction by the Emerald Ash Borer. There were originally over 25,000 ash located on park property and until last September, the Park District did not allow the trees to be treated and saved. However, the mechanism is now in place to allow local park councils to treat the remaining trees with donated funds. Only 66 ash trees have been treated so far on park property and any untreated tree will die within the next few years. 
  
Horner Park Ash TreesPark and park council representatives will be on hand to explain the process and discuss strategies. In addition, there will be a brainstorming session on successful fundraising techniques. NRC's area includes over 15 local parks - so join a wide and diverse group of fellow park supporters for a lively exchange of ideas and strategies.
  
For more background information on the Emerald Ash Borer infestation, visit SaveYourAsh.org.
  
We hope you can join us! Again, all park issues are welcome to be brought up for discussion.
 
Please invite your friends, family, and neighbors. If you have questions regarding the meeting please contact us: environment@northrivercommission.org
 
 
At our next Environmental Committee meeting, we will provide an update on the city's flood abatement progress and a discussion on new water harvesting strategies and programs. Stay tuned.

 

 

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3403 West Lawrence Ave, Suite 201
Chicago, IL 60625   Map

773.478.0202  Phone
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