February Green Guide: Use Salt Sparingly 

  Using salt to melt ice on sidewalks and streets is a must in Chicago, but over applying salt can damage plants, animals, insects, vehicles and infrastructure, and contaminate water […]

Stepping Up Litter Control with Litterati 

By Cathriona Fey  BAPA Community Outreach  Community-Wide Litter Pick-Up Challenge Inspired by Local Resident and Powered by Technology  Communities across the country are testing ways to prevent littering and keep their hometowns clean. Signage, more […]

Calabria Imports Going Green 

  By Cathriona Fey  BAPA Community Outreach   While working events at the Shedd Aquarium and Field Museum, Julia Roberto of Calabria imports, had no other choice but to “go green.”  Eco-friendly policies guide […]

Bird Watching in Winter 

By Kristin Boza  Bird afficionados tend to, pardon the pun, flock together. Like many interests in Beverly/Morgan Park, there’s a Facebook group for that! The 19th Ward Birding group is a great way […]

Making Green Resolutions for 2021 

By Cathriona Fey  BAPA Community Outreach Liaison  As we welcome in the New Year, many people are creating resolutions. In 2020 we found ourselves cleaning more, disposing of more, clicking on and ordering […]

BAPA Takes Pledge to Save The Monarchs 

By Cathriona Fey  BAPA Community Outreach Liaison  Over the last two decades, the eastern monarch butterfly has experienced a more than 80% decrease in population. This orange and black-winged species, the […]

Going Green: Earth-Friendly Businesses 

On Wed., Apr. 22, the 50th Earth Day will be recognized in countries around the world. Although many events have been cancelled or postponed due to social distancing, we live […]