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    Tour the Transforming Calumet Region, presented by The Chicago Community Trust

    Friday, Oct 20, 2017 9:00 - 12:00 PM @ The Field Museum
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    LAB - Labs bring together small groups for an exclusive, first-hand look into what happens behind the scenes at some of the most innovative companies, community leaders and institutions around Chicago.

    Tucked on the southern edge of Lake Michigan, Chicago’s Calumet region is the most biodiverse spot in the city. It’s easy to forget that Chicago is home to such an ecological gem, especially in a region that faces significant environmental, economic and community health issues. Despite those challenges, signs of transformation are beginning to take hold. At this Lab, find out exactly how those changes are taking place. You’ll hop on a trolley bus with the Field Museum’s Mark Bouman for a tour of the area. Bouman has been a leader in telling the area’s story, and you’d be hard-pressed to find a better guide to walk you through one of the city’s best-kept environmental and historical secrets.

    *Walking shoes recommended. This lab has limited ADA accessibility.

    Friday, Oct 20, 2017 9:00 - 12:00 PM
    The Field Museum
    1400 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60613
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