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North Pond Restoration Update – December 2023 by Doug Widener While the weather turns cold this fall and winter, the North Pond Restoration Update has moved to a monthly format. While work has definitely slowed from its pace this spring and summer, the contractors are......

The Winter Flower Show is officially open! Here is the announcement from our partners at the Chicago Park District:  “The Lincoln Park Conservatory presents “Sugar Plum” Winter Flower Show with pink poinsettias and scenes from The Nutcracker Ballet. Plants such as ‘Jubilee’ Poinsettias and ‘Purple......

by Doug Widener Welcome to the first monthly edition of our North Pond Restoration blog. We will maintain a monthly format over the winter and return to weekly updates in April when spring planting of North Pond’s shoreline with trees, shrubs, and native plants will......

by Doug Widener Happy Friday! This blog marks our last weekly update for the North Pond Restoration Project for the season. Debuting next week and the first Friday of every month through next winter will be a monthly project update. While there is still work......

by Amelia Pollock We’re about halfway through fall docent training in the Conservatory, and this year’s docent candidates are a fantastic group of bright and inquisitive people, and a real delight to work with. Everyone is super enthusiastic and passionate about doing their best, getting......

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