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NW Cook County Group Executive Committee Call for Nominations.

We have our own NW Cook County Group election coming up.  We will be electing 3 members to our Executive Committee (for a total of 7) this year.  Each successful candidate will serve a 2 year term beginning January 1, 2015. The Nominating Committee is accepting names of potential candidates. To learn more about the duties of an ExCom member or to submit a name please contact us at NWCCG@comcast.net.

 

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Hackmatack Victory

Find out more about this newly designated wilderness area . . . more

 

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Calendar of Events

AUGUST

28 – Deer Grove Sustainability Festival – Palatine PDF flyer

SEPTEMBER

11 – Sierra Club, NWCCG Program

Subject: November Elections
Presenter: Barbara Hill, Chapter Political Chair
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Spring Valley Nature Center,111 E Schaumburg Rd., Schaumburg, IL
Free and open to public

21 – People’s Climate March website info

27 – National Public Lands Day event Reimer Clean Up – Palatine PDF flyer

 

OCTOBER

4 – Solar Tour 2014 – Various locations more info here

9 – Sierra Club, NWCCG Program

Subject: Predators in Illinois
Presenter: TBA
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Spring Valley Nature Center,111 E Schaumburg Rd., Schaumburg, IL
Free and open to public

NOVEMBER

4 – Election Day – Please vote!

13 – Sierra Club, NWCCG Program

Subject: Fall & Winter Outings
Presenter: Rick Szafarz, Group Outings Chair
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Spring Valley Nature Center,111 E Schaumburg Rd., Schaumburg, IL
Free and open to public

DECEMBER

11 – Sierra Club, NWCCG members Potluck Christmas Party

Subject: Travel Highlights & Photography
Presenter: Various
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Spring Valley Nature Center,111 E Schaumburg Rd., Schaumburg, IL
Free and open to public

Fall 2014

 

Lesley McCain

Group Officers chosen for 2014 your NWCCG officers are: . . . more

 

 

Nature Wars

Nature Wars

Jim Sterba’s Nature Wars addresses the issues modern Americans have faced .. . more

 

FacebookFacebook Page

Thanks to Amy Kitzmiller, we now have a Facebook presence! . . . more

 

Lesley McCain

A Personal Journey Down the Renewable Energy Road - Read Peter Gorr's 4-Part account of his Solar Energy system

Part 1 - The Economy and the Environment

Part 2 - Selecting a Solar Energy System

Part 3 - Economics of a Solar Energy System

Part 4 - So, What Have I Learned?

 

Lesley McCainCommunity Aggregation in Action!

Energy Victory! We have secured a groundbreaking, 100% Green Energy . . . more

 

Lesley McCainGreen Pet Care

There are between six and eight million dogs and cats in animal shelters per year . . . more

 

Lesley McCainGreen Dining

You don't have to trek all the way into Chicago to experience these restaurants . . . more

 

Lesley McCainReduce, Reuse, Recycle

We need to do better. For anyone who still thinks Global Warming is a farce . . . more

 

HackmatackBlack Bears

Wow, we had a great turnout for Eric's presentation at our program meeting . . . more

 

Aldo LeopoldAldo Leopold - Green Fire Our program meeting at the Arlington Heights Library, sponsoring the film . . . more

 

Idiling Gets You Nowhere"Idling Gets You Nowhere" Idling wastes fuel and money and pollutes the air we breathe. AH Cool Cities . . . more

 

HackmatackInner City Outings

Inner City Outings Meets Hackmatack . . .and Oh What Fun We Had! more

 

 

Humpback WhalesBook Review
"The Grandest of Lives"

Eye To Eye With Whales by Douglas H. Chadwick more

 

Lesley McCainEarth Day 2012

We had a great day this year at the Deer Grove East Forest Preserve in Palatine. . . more

 

Featured Area Park

Parks, trails or preserves in our boundaries more

 

Park Ridge - Cool Cities

Urban Composting - A "How To" Guide

Getting Youth Involved

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