Category Archives: Recreation

Still Time To Claim a Plot in the Schaumburg Campus Garden!

Roosevelt’s Schaumburg Campus Community Garden is one of the origin sites for our university’s sustainability movement, and is a thriving hub of gardening innovation and community building. Right now, three 5×5 plots are still available for this year’s growing season. … Continue reading

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Turn Waste into Resources by Playing the Recycle Game

by Shondra Watson for SUST 210 We all know that Chicago is a city full of people, businesses, and communities. Although its northwest neighbor of Schaumburg is not equally as large or busy, as a thriving city of about 75,000 … Continue reading

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Peck Farm Park in Geneva IL

By Paustian Hjeck for SUST 210 Online Peck Farm Park of Geneva IL boasts 385 acres of land that houses gardens, nature and bike trails, a butterfly house, and a 19-acre wetland. The park’s website aptly calls it a “natural … Continue reading

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Sustainability Initiatives in Crystal Lake, IL

By Mary Rasic for SUST 210 online I live about 50 miles northwest of the Loop, in Crystal Lake, IL.  Honestly, six years ago, I was resistant to move here, as I perceived it to be too far from sweet … Continue reading

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Outdoor Recreation in the NW Suburbs

The abundance of forest preserves and municipal parklands in Chicago’s northwest suburban region mean that residents in Schaumburg and surrounding communities have a wealth of options for hiking, biking, nature exploration, fishing, boating, and other outdoor pursuits. And the recent … Continue reading

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