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Landscape architect takes notes on work site

Laying the groundwork

The City’s North Shore Channel Habitat Project moved forward this week with team visits to several work sites. Living Habitats, a Chicago-based landscape architecture firm, is providing overall design direction—starting by taking stock of cur...
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Planting a black oak tree at the Clark Street Beach Bird Sanctuary

A new black oak for Clark Street Beach

Evanston city arborist Matt Basile helped volunteers plant a new black oak on one of the final work days for the season. Clark Street Beach Bird Sanctuary stewards have looked at some of the small remaining patches of black oak savanna for ideas abou...
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Removal of windmill installed in 1980

Windmill comes down

The Ladd Arboretum’s windmill came down this week. The windmill was installed in 1980, but had fallen into disrepair. The Evanston Environmental Association’s Harold Benjamin was quoted in the Chicago Tribune that summer: “We’...
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Planting oaks in the Ladd Arboretum

Celebrating OAKtober

TreeKeepers joined members of the Ladd Arboretum Committee yesterday to prepare for next month's planting of a grove of oak trees near the intersection of McCormick Boulevard and Green Bay Road. ...
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