More than a thousand people visited, volunteered, exhibited and otherwise experienced the 2017 Going Green Matters environmental fair on Sunday, undeterred by cold weather and lured by the possibility of seeing their world from the inside, a fair organizer said Monday.
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To help voters learn about the candidates running for the April 4th Municipal Elections, members of the GGW community developed a short questionnaire for candidates. The following races were covered: Village Board of Trustees, Park Board Commissions, and D39 School Board. Please click on each link below to see the questions and responses from the candidates in each of these races.
In 2016, Go Green Wilmette partnered with the Wilmette Park District and the Ouilmette Foundation to create the first phase of bird habitat at Gillson Park. Migrating birds rely on the lakefront for rest, food, and shelter on their long journey north in the spring, and back south in the fall. The best habitat contains a variety of structures — tall trees, medium-sized shrubs, and native wildflowers to attract the insects they eat. We are working to bring more of this kind of structural diversity to Gillson and Langdon Parks, focusing on areas that already contain trees and thus can be the building blocks to better habitat. Read about the recent work done in the fall of 2016 in this Chicago Tribune article