Participating Organizations

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The following institutions and organizations have hosted educational events presented by Ray Wiggers, or are scheduled to in 2018:

 

1.  PUBLIC LIBRARIES IN ILLINOIS

Algonquin / Aurora / Barrington / Bartlett / Bedford Park / Bloomingdale / Brookfield / Calumet City / Cary / Chicago Ridge / Coal City / Crystal Lake / Deerfield / DeKalb / Des Plaines / Downers Grove / Dundee / Ela Area, Lake Zurich / Elmhurst / Evanston / Forest Park / Frankfort / Fremont, Mundelein / Gail Borden, Elgin / Geneva / Glen Ellyn / Glenview / Grayslake / Harvard Diggins / Helen Plum, Lombard / Highland Park / Homer Township / Indian Prairie, Darien / Indian Trails, Wheeling / La Grange / La Grange Park / Library Administrators Conference of Northeastern Illinois (LACONI) / Lake Villa / LaSalle / Lisle / McHenry / Messenger, North Aurora / Midlothian / Mokena / Morris Area / Morton Grove / Naperville / Niles / North Riverside / Oak Lawn / Orland Park / Oswego / Palatine / Park Forest / Peru / Prospect Heights / Reddick, Ottawa / River Forest / Sandwich / Shorewood / Skokie / South Holland / St. Charles / Sycamore / Thomas Ford Memorial, Western Springs / Vernon Area / Warren-Newport, Gurnee / Warrenville / Wheaton / Wilmington / Zion-Benton

 

2. MUSEUMS, ARBORETA, BOTANIC GARDENS

Burpee Museum / Chicago Botanic Garden / Elgin Public Museum / Field Museum of Natural History / Garfield Farm Museum /  Jarrett Prairie Center Museum / Kenosha Public Museum / Little White School Museum / Midwest Museum of Natural History / Morton Arboretum / Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum / Wilmette Historical Museum

 

3. NATURE CENTERS, PARKS,  PARK & FOREST PRESERVE DISTRICTS

Dixon Park District / Forest Park Nature Center, Peoria / Geneva Park District / Gurnee Park District / Hickory Hills Discovery Center / Highland Park Parks Department / Kane County Forest Preserve District / Lake County Forest Preserve District / Plum Creek Nature Center / Prairieview Education Center / Ryerson Conservation Area / Severson Dells Nature Center / Spring Valley Nature Center / St. Charles Park District / Starved Rock State Park / Tekawitha Woods Nature Center / Will County Forest Preserve District

 

4. EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS & PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

Adlai Stevenson High School / American Society of Civil Engineers / Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists, North Central Section / Barat College of DePaul University / Carl Sandburg High School / Chicago Architecture Foundation / College of Lake County / Francis Parker School, Chicago / George Williams College / Greeley Elementary School, Winnetka / Highland Park High School / Illinois Institute of Technology / Lake Forest College / North Shore Senior Center / Oakton Community College /  Oasis / Triton College

 

5. ENVIRONMENTAL, CONSERVATION, AND SCIENCE ADVOCACY ORGANIZATIONS 

Chicago Rocks and Minerals Society / Citizens for Conservation, Barrington / Earth Science Club of Illinois (ESCONI) / Elgin Rock Club / Friends of Indian Boundary Prairies / Geographic Society of Chicago / Hanwakan Foundation / Illinois Geographical Society / Illinois Native Plant Society / Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation / Lake County Chapter, Audubon Society / Lake County Gem and Mineral Society / Lake Forest Open Lands Association / Natural History Society of Barrington / New York Street Tree Consortium / Northwest Cook County Chapter, Sierra Club / Northwest Illinois Chapter, Audubon Society / Prairie Woods Audubon Society Chapter / Peoria Academy of Science / Prairie Woods Audubon Society Chapter / Racine Geological Society / Sinnissippi Chapter, Audubon Society / Southeast Wisconsin Free Thinkers / The Nature Conservancy / The Nature Institute / U.S. Bureau of Land Management / Will County Chapter, Audubon Society

 

6. GARDEN CLUBS & GARDEN CENTERS

Barrington Country House Garden Club / Des Plaines Garden Club / Field and Flower Club, Barrington /  Garden Clubs of Illinois / Garden Club of Mount Prospect / Gardeners of the North Shore / Gethsemane Garden Center, Chicago / Junior Garden Club of Lake Forest / Kenilworth Garden Club / Kettle Moraine Chapter, Wild Ones / Lake-to-Prairie Chapter, Wild Ones / National Council of Garden Clubs / Park Ridge Garden Club / Rock River Valley Chapter, Wild Ones / Root River Chapter, Wild Ones

 

7. HISTORICAL SOCIETIES, CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS,  RELIGIOUS GROUPS, & RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES

GreenFields Geneva / Homewood Historical Society / Hyde Park Historical Society, Chicago / Jo Daviess County Historical Society, Illinois / Men’s Society, Congregational Church, Western Springs / Northbrook Historical Society / Skokie Women’s Club / Trinity Homeschool / Winnetka Community House / Women’s Society, Congregational Church, Western Springs