Release of "Wild in the City: Chicagoland's Urban Ecology"
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Chicago Collections Consortium’s digital exhibit, Wild in the City: Chicagoland’s Urban Ecology, explores the intersection of urban and natural environments in the Chicago region from the 1850s onward. Archival collections featured include the Chicago Academy of Sciences / Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, Chicago Botanic Garden, Lincoln Park Zoo, and North Central College.
Curated by our colleagues:
- Adrienne Horrigan, Senior Manager, Animal Data, Permits and Zoo Archives, Lincoln Park Zoo
- Dawn Roberts, Director of Collections, Chicago Academy of Sciences/Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
- Leora Siegel, Senior Director, Lenhardt Library, Chicago Botanic Garden
- Dr. Rebecca Skirvin, Coordinator of Archives and Special Collections, Oesterle Library, North Central College
- Stacy Stoldt, Manager, Library Public Services, Rare Book Specialist, Chicago Botanic Garden
This digital exhibit coincides with Chicago Public Library's 2019-2020 One Book, One Chicago season, exploring the theme Season For Change through the book The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert. For more information, visit www.onebookonechicago.org
Banner photo: Camera trap: Coyote
Source: Lincoln Park Zoo 20170714_Camera_Trap_8.JPG