Environmental Justice

With Banshee the barn owl, a species endangered in IL due to habitat loss. At the foundation of all other forms of justice is our relationship with the planet and the rest of its species.

A new course I’m teaching in Spring 2014 explores the relationship between poverty and environmental exploitation both

 
With Banshee the barn owl, a species endangered in IL due to habitat loss.

in Chicago and around the world, and examines the ways that conservation enhances all forms of development.

Working bibliography coming soon.

Dozens of organisations and individuals in Illinois dedicate time, talent, and countless hours to restoring the earth’s balance. Here is a list of some of the best groups – under construction.

Alliance for the Great Lakes

Chicago Wilderness

Friends of the Chicago River

Forest Preserve District of Cook County

Forest Preserve Districts of Lake, DeKalb, Kane, Will Counties

Great Lakes Commission

Little Village Environmental Justice Organization

People for Community Recovery

Salt Creek Greenway Association

Southeast Environmental Task Force

West Chicago Prairie Stewardship Group

Wildlife Discovery Center at Elwha Farm