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A 'wild mile' on the Chicago River? It might be closer than you think

Chicago Tribune / Patrick M. O'Connell The gardens are the beginning of a vision to turn the old industrial channel on Goose Island’s eastern edge into a “wild mile,” an eco-park of floating plants, wetlands, kayak piers and public walkways.


You Could Drive This River-Cleaning Trashbot From Anywhere

Popular Mechanics / Avery Thompson Chicago non-profit Urban Rivers is designing a robot that lets anyone, anywhere in the world, help make their river cleaner.


Urban Rivers Works To Restore The Chicago River’s Ecosystem

NPR / Worldview Josh Yellin, Zachary Damato and Nick Wesley, the co-founding members of Urban Rivers, join us to tell us about their latest effort to restore the ecosystem of the Chicago River.