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The Conservancy’s project to restore the North Pond Nature Sanctuary over the next three years has made significant progress since our last update. In November we hosted three virtual public input meetings that were attended by over 150 persons. We received great input and support......

This year, the Lincoln Park Conservatory was unable to host its annual winter flower show. As a result, the stunning poinsettias that the horticultural staff tended for almost a year in Conservatory greenhouses needed new homes. That’s where the Conservancy came in. Working with the......

Now that cooler temperatures are here to stay, we will begin to see both the pleasant stillness and angry winds that Chicago and the Midwest winters are famous for. The Pond and prairies will encrust in ice and frost, dying today to be reborn tomorrow.......

We’d like to thank everyone who helped make our 2020 Virtual Walk the Pond a success. With COVID pivoting the event to a virtual platform, we weren’t sure what to expect, but we so enjoyed developing the virtual nature activities and seeing participant photos. We......

In this unusual year, your support of the Conservancy’s work has never been more critical. Despite unprecedented circumstances, we remain committed to our mission to preserve, protect and enhance Lincoln Park and we could not be more proud of our impact. Did you know that......

The Conservatory and Lily Pool have been closed for tours since March, but our volunteer docents have kept busy! As we move into the fall and winter seasons, join our seasoned docents on virtual tours of the Conservatory, as we explore edible plants, plant and animal......

The Lily Pool will close for the season on Sunday, November 15th. Each Fall the Conservancy and Chicago Park District select an appropriate date for closure, with freezing temperatures and slipping hazards in mind. It will reopen mid-April 2021, pending weather and public health guidelines.......

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