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The Ecology Center strives to foster a greater appreciation, awareness and knowledge of the natural environment and our interdependence with it through educational programs and services.
The Evanston Ecology Center is a City of Evanston facility. The Evanston Environmental Association (EEA) helps supports the Evanston Ecology Center, the Center's educational programs, and the Ladd Arboretum. Learn more by clicking here>>>.
In 2014, the Evanston Ecology Center celebrated its 40th anniversary. The video below highlights the history of the center and the great impact it's had on the community.
Classes are offered year-'round for children, adults, families, schools, and organized groups such as scouts. To learn more about this season's classes, click here.
Ecology Center staff oversee
- four community gardens
- several very popular summer camp programs
- canoeing on the North Shore Channel
- programming at Lighthouse Park
- Free "Access to Fishing" youth program (sponsored by the Department of Natural Resources)
- natural history programs
This project includes development of a facility management and long range master plan for the Ladd Arboretum by professional design consultants.
2024 McCormick Blvd., Evanston, IL 60201
Screen-Free Week (Ecology Center)
Special City Council
Human Services Committee
- Evanston Special Recreation Receives Kevin T. Kendrigan Outstanding Team Award
- Mayor Tisdahl Announces Brian Miller as Evanston's New Ninth Ward Alderman
- Community Members Invited to Attend Evanston Preservation Symposium May 23
- ComEd Cable Replacement Planned for Northeast Evanston May 7 through June 5
- ComEd System Improvement Work Planned for Darrow Ave./Emerson St. Alley May 14