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Urban October: Sinking Chicago, 10/14 6:30pm CT

Urban October: Sinking Chicago, 10/14 6:30pm CT

Join Chicago Studies for their new annual signature event, which features a distinguished scholar-practitioner addressing a topic of existential importance to the Chicago region. This year, the lecture will focus on introducing the theme of climate change and the ways...

Urban Hike at Beaubien Woods, 10/22 @12-5pm CT

Urban Hike at Beaubien Woods, 10/22 @12-5pm CT

Before European settlement, Beaubien Woods, located on Chicago's South Side in the Calumet region, was a wet prairie and open savanna. Early agriculture and grazing altered the soil and removed native vegetation. Railroad and expressway construction further damaged...

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