GLENCOE, IL (June 30, 2015) - Protected federal lands across the United States welcome Chicago Botanic Garden Conservation and Land Management (CLM) interns this summer for intensive fieldwork. The interns, all college graduates with degrees in science fields and some with advanced degrees, bring a unique suite of skills and enthusiasm to the rapidly growing fields of restoration, conservation and land management.
GLENCOE, IL (May 20, 2015) – The private garden of celebrity chef Rick Bayless and the part-time residence of television journalist Bill Kurtis will provide special settings for classes offered this summer through of the Joseph Regenstein, Jr. School of the Chicago Botanic Garden. The school encourages lifelong learning in a range of garden-inspired topics, including botanical illustration, yoga, photography, wellness, birding, horticulture, and garden design.
GLENCOE, IL (April 28, 2015) — A wide range of activities for children and families will take place at the Chicago Botanic Garden this spring and summer. Offerings include free, informal drop-in programs at the Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable and Native Plant gardens, and the popular Dancin’ Sprouts evening concerts. Spring also brings the return of two family favorites, the Butterfly & Blooms and Model Railroad Garden: Landmarks of America exhibitions.
GLENCOE, Ill. (May 7, 2012) – The Chicago Botanic Garden has done groundbreaking work as a result of a two-year grant from the North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) program, funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture – National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The grant reaches both casual passersby and committed gardeners with ideas for how to integrate sustainable agriculture techniques into their own backyards.