Evanston Environmental Association is a non-profit organization that has promoted environmental education and action in Evanston, Illinois since 1976.  The EEA was formed to support the Evanston Ecology Center, the Center's educational programs, and the Ladd Arboretum.  That mission continues to drive the EEA's efforts today.
    To support the Ecology Center, the EEA undertakes a wide variety of initiatives including promoting the Center and its programs, presenting the Evanston Green Living Festival, assisting in the creation of new educational offerings, fund raising to support the Center's operations, and recruiting volunteers for various environmental events.  The EEA also continues to support the Ladd Arboretum by working cooperatively with the Ladd Arboretum Commitee to maintain and improve this wonderful Evanston resource.
    If you have a genuine interest in protecting the environment, click HERE to join the EEA today and work with us to make Evanston a greener community.

    A list of the upcoming events at the Ecology Center is provided in date order below. Don't forget that the Ecology Center is a great place to hold your own special event like a birthday party with an ecology theme.  Call 847/448-8256 for more information.
    • Indoor Farmers Market - Sat, Apr 11, 9am-1pm
    • Canoeing (New!) - Sat, Apr 11, 9:30am-11:30am
    • National Drinking Water Week - Drinkability - Mon-Fri, April 13-17
    • Lighthouse Beach Adventures (New!, 6 weeks) - Mon, Apr 13, 4pm-6pm
    • Boy Scout Merit Badges - Tue, Apr 14, 4:30pm-6:30pm
    • Tiny Trekkers (6 sessions) - Thu, Apr 16, 10am-11:30am
    • Night Hikes - Fri, Apr 17, 7:30pm-9pm
    • Wildflower Walk (New!) - Sat, Apr 18, 9am-11am
    • Indoor Farmers Market - Sat, Apr 18, 9am-1pm
    • Boy Scout Merit Badges - Tue, Apr 21, 4:30pm-6:30pm
    • Squirrel Tales - Fri, Apr 24, 10:30am-11:30am
    • Family Campfires - Fri, Apr 24, 7pm-8pm
    • Earth Day/Arbor Day Celebration - Sat, Apr 25, 9am-11am
    • Indoor Farmers Market - Sat, Apr 25, 9am-1pm
    • Family Campfires - Sat, Apr 25, 7pm-8pm
    • Boy Scout Merit Badges - Tue, Apr 28, 4:30pm-6:30pm
    • Eco Center Sitters (New!) - Fri, May 1, 6:30pm-9:30pm
    • Canoe the Canal - Sat, May 2, 9:30am-12 noon
    • Free Access to Fishing - Sat, May 2, 10:00am-1:00pm
    • Evanston Green Ball - Fri, May 29, 7:00pm-10:30pm
    • Eco Center Sitters (New!) - Fri, May 29, 7:00pm-10:30pm
    To view Ecology Center Program Details, click HERE.
    To view a Calendar of upcoming Ecology Center programs, click HERE.
    To Register for an Ecology Center program, click HERE.
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