NFWF Grant Profile

Conservation Program(s):
Chi-Cal Rivers Fund
Project Title: Enhancing Aquatic Habitat and Community Stewardship in the Chicago River (IL)
Shedd Aquarium Society
Project ID:

Install floating wetlands and create in-stream habitat to promote biodiversity and shoreline resilience for wildlife and lead community stewardship activities for the South Branch of the Chicago River. Project will engage the public, improve 2 acres of greenspace and install 35 floating wetlands for native fish and migratory bird species.

Award Amount:
South Branch of the Chicago River, Chicago, Illinois