In this – together
by Anni Holm (2014)
It's more than just the stars that are aligned in West Chicago. It is its people joining forces with a shared vision for the future that has driven initiatives that set the community apart and position it for stellar success. West Chicago is a community in which its people continually strive, create, endure, accomplish, and celebrate as one community, recognizing we’re in this together. Join us as we forge the future together.
From time to time, the City will publish an interesting article from one of its many Environmental Partners, to educate, inform, and inspire others in our community to follow environmentally sustainable practices in their everyday lives. Visit VOICES for the Environment to learn more.
One of the priorities of The GardenWorks Project is to mobilize households and communities to grow vegetable gardens for the simple purpose of having greater access to fresh fruits and vegetables. With every household that enrolls, it invites them to participate in its membership-based program, The Food Growers Network. This network is an annual membership‐based […]
The Cottage Garden of Judith and Michael Horsley is a great example of what residents can do toward conservation efforts. This distinct style of garden combines informal design, traditional materials, dense plantings and a mixture of ornamental and edible plants.
Hiking the trails of the Forest Preserve District of DuPage’s West Branch recently rewarded West Chicago Environmental Commission member Joe Cavataio and his family with a rare sighting – a bald eagle. Out on the trail with many other nature enthusiasts, one of whom was a seasoned birdwatcher, the majestic bird was pointed out to […]