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Chicago River Day 2013

Chicago River Day 2013 at Horner Park

A big thanks to everyone who came out to lend a hand with riverbank cleanup efforts at Horner and our other neighborhood parks for Chicago River Day 2013! More than 25 people showed up at Horner to volunteer their time and energy pulling a small mountain of trash from the river’s banks. See photos from […]

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2013 Earth Day Clean & Green a success!

Clean & Green for Earth Day

A big thanks to all who came out and gave some love to our parks this year! A good time was enjoyed by young and old alike.   Earth Day Parks & Preserves Clean Up is presented by Friends of the Parks, in cooperation with the Chicago Park District. The Horner Park Advisory Council (HPAC) […]

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Clean Sweep of Ravenswood Manor Park

A big hearty Autumn Thank You to the neighbors who came out on on Saturday morning, November 17, 2012 and put their backs into raking up 50 bags of leaves in Ravenswood Manor Park. We all enjoyed some bright sunshine and warm weekend weather while working together make our park a cleaner place for all to […]

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Sunken Garden Park Fall Clean Up

On Saturday, November 3, several residents of Ravenswood Gardens volunteered to help maintain and beautify Sunken Garden Park. Directed by Luke Ross, mulch was distributed throughout the park and native plants were added from the Northerly Island plant giveaway. Also, over 400 spring bulbs were planted with the help of Girl Scout Troop of Queen […]

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Beware the Emerald Ash Borer!

All citizens are alerted to look out for signs of Parks Enemy #1: The Emerald Ash Borer. The Emerald Ash Borer, or EAB, has been extremely destructive to our trees. Over 19% of Chicago’s parkway trees are ashes, and there is concern that 90,000 ash trees on Chicago’s parkways could die in the next five […]

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River Day 2012 A Success

We would like to thank all those who came out on a rainy Saturday morning recently to help steward our parks for River Day. We had volunteers at Horner, Sunken Gardens and Jacob Parks on May 12. Activities included litter pick up and buckthorn removal at Horner. Between the three sites there were nearly 50 […]

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Earth Day 2012 in Horner Park

Thanks to all the great volunteers who showed up to help clean up our parks for Earth Day 2012! See more photos: Earth Day 2012 at Horner Park, a flickr set by Theresa Hicks FotP Earth Day 2012, a flickr set by Kevin Anderson

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Horner Brew Fest is Back!

Horner Brew Fest is back! FRIDAY JULY 13, 2018 6-10PM We are saving the planet, one beer at a time, and […]

Earth Day Parks Clean up on Saturday, April 21

Come out to any of our local parks on Saturday, April 21 to clean and green for spring! Starting at […]

March 2018 Meeting Minutes

Minutes from the March 2018 HPAC meeting can be downloaded here.

February 2018 Meeting Minutes

Minutes from the February 2018 HPAC meeting can be downloaded here.

January 2018 Meeting Minutes

The minutes of the January 2018 HPAC meeting can be downloaded here.

November 2017 Meeting Minutes

The minutes for the HPAC November 2017 meeting can be downloaded here.