North Pond Restoration Updates

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North Pond Dredge Heats Up in June Heat by Doug Widener With this week’s heat wave, dredging activity at North Pond also heated up and is ahead of schedule. Dredging is complete from the historic casting pier on the south to the widest portion of......

                    By Doug Widener Dredging activity is in full swing as a part of North Pond’s restoration. Work began last week around the historic casting pier and progressed this week mid-way through the Pond. Sediment is......

“Ecological restoration is like surgery,” an avid birder shared with me as I stood with her and her fellow birders who walk North Pond each Wednesday morning, discussing the North Pond Restoration Project. “It’s painful, ugly, and it takes time to heal. But when it......

By Doug Widener While mobilization and site prep has been in process for several weeks, this is the first week that North Pond looks different, and you can tell that work has really begun. Removal of selective dead or dying trees on the Pond’s shoreline......

As North Pond’s restoration begins this spring, local news outlets are helping to spread the word. Visit the links below for a sampling of recent press about this important Lincoln Park improvement project, spearheaded by the Lincoln Park Conservancy: WBEZ Reset, 4/28/22: $7.3 million effort......

      Photos ©KathyRichlandPhoto After three years of hard work, grassroots fundraising and due diligence, the Lincoln Park Conservancy is poised to start work on the North Pond Restoration Project. A virtual public meeting with the Conservancy, Chicago Park District, project contractors and design......

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