The Chicago Park District’s Urban Naturalist blog features great stories and topics about outdoor and environmental programs, policies, and initiatives. The Park District strives to encourage all our patrons to connect to the natural world and works to develop awareness, appreciation, knowledge and stewardship of the natural resources within the city of Chicago. Sign up for the Urban Naturalist Quarterly Email Newsletter!
Chicago Park District’s Community Gardens in the Parks offers more than 70 community garden groups across the city to come out and garden! From helping maintain beautifully landscaped perennial beds to managing your own plot of vegetables, there are a wide range of opportunities available for those who wish to become involved in Chicago’s vibrant gardening movement.