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by Doug Widener What’s Your North Pond story? All of us who visit and love North Pond have at least one special memory, favorite place, or cherished activity inspired by this gem of nature in our fair city. I know I have plenty. As work at......

by Doug Widener I’m running out of things to say. For folks that know me, that never happens. And in truth, I have plenty to report this week, but as the North Pond Restoration Project winds down this fall, the pieces are falling into place......

by Doug Widener As baseball season heads towards home and the playoffs, North Pond’s restoration is also in the home stretch. Installation of permanent fencing along certain portions of the pond began today. In addition, temporary fencing to protect new (and soon-to-be planted) native plants and trees will be......

by Doug Widener Welcome to September! Let’s start this week’s blog with the shiny silver elephant in the room (more accurately, at the Pond):  rest assured, it’s going away. I am sure those who have seen it are cheering this news as am I. Throughout North......

  Starting October 1st, the Conservancy will be offering a new docent training session for those interested in being interpretive volunteers at the Conservatory! Recently, we asked our docents about their favorite aspects of volunteering with us, and just a few of the fantastic responses......

  North Pond Gardeners & Corporate Volunteer Groups The North Pond Gardners have been busy clearing litter from the shoreline and surrounding areas to keep the Pond beautiful and wildlife safe. They have also been working hard removing a myriad of late summer invasive and......

Restoring Lincoln Park’s Art, Architecture, and Nature Since 1984

We are an independent, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that identifies, preserves and enhances the natural, historical and cultural assets of Lincoln Park.

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Our experience in park restoration spans over 35 years. We have privately funded improvement projects of every size from historic buildings and monuments to natural areas, gardens and play lots – raising millions to benefit the park.

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