Projects in Cook

2020 Cook County Naturalist Big Year icon

2020 Cook County Naturalist Big Year

2020 is facing its challenges, and some of the most important sites for birding are closed due to COVID-19,...
2021 Cook County Big Year icon

2021 Cook County Big Year

Track the species seen in Cook County this year!
5/2/2020 South Cook County, IL icon

5/2/2020 South Cook County, IL

A lot of great organisms were found today in southern Cook County!
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Amphibians and Reptiles of Cook County, IL icon

Amphibians and Reptiles of Cook County, IL

Amphibians and Reptiles of Cook County.
Amphibians of Cook County icon

Amphibians of Cook County

Discover and track amphibians in Cook County
Arachnids of Cook County icon

Arachnids of Cook County

Discover and track spiders and other arachnids in Cook County
Birds of Cook County icon

Birds of Cook County

Discover and track the birds of Cook County
Birds of Cook County, IL icon

Birds of Cook County, IL

Cook County has recorded almost 400 species of birds. It is home to the famous Montrose Point Bird sanctuar...
Bumble bees of Northern Illinois and Indiana icon

Bumble bees of Northern Illinois and Indiana

Bumble bees found in Northern Illinois
Butterflies and moths of cook county, IL icon

Butterflies and moths of cook county, IL

All Lepidoptera of Cook County, IL.
Butterflies of Cook County icon

Butterflies of Cook County

Lots of habitats draw in dozens of species of butterfly to the county.
Chicago Public Trees icon

Chicago Public Trees

This project is aiming to inverntory and collect data on the health and condition of street trees and park ...
City Nature Challenge 2017: Chicago icon

City Nature Challenge 2017: Chicago

Chicago's motto "Urbs in Horto" means "City in a Garden". Let's show the rest of the country how much amazi...
City Nature Challenge 2020: Chicago Metro icon

City Nature Challenge 2020: Chicago Metro

Join us for an action-packed 4 days in April as we attempt to connect people to nature in the Chicago Metro...
City Nature Challenge 2021: Chicago Metro icon

City Nature Challenge 2021: Chicago Metro

Take the City Nature Challenge! Search for wild plants, animals, and other creatures between April 30th and...
City Nature Challenge 2022: Chicago Metro icon

City Nature Challenge 2022: Chicago Metro

Stay tuned! ACTUAL DATES TBD. Reach out to cassi.saari@chicagoparkdistrict.com to join our regional organiz...
Cook County Moths icon

Cook County Moths

track the moths seen in Cook County here.
Cook County, Illinois icon

Cook County, Illinois

Track Observations, and Species for Cook County, Illinois. Also part of Biodiversity of Illinois by County...
Deer Grove Weed Scouts icon

Deer Grove Weed Scouts

This project was designed to help the Volunteer Invasive Plant Monitors (aka Weed Scouts) in the Deer Grove...
Ecoflora - Chicago icon

Ecoflora - Chicago

Learn more about the Chicago EcoFlora Project Sign up for Monthly EcoQuests To document both native and in...
Environmental Biology LTER icon

Environmental Biology LTER

Long Term Ecological Research performed by students in environmental biology at College of DuPage
Fish of Cook County icon

Fish of Cook County

Discover and track fish in Cook County
FOTFP Cook County Nature Scavenger Hunt - Winter 2021 icon

FOTFP Cook County Nature Scavenger Hunt - Winter 2021

Join Friends’ iNaturalist scavenger hunt to document and highlight the biodiversity of Cook County. Each we...
Fungi of Cook County icon

Fungi of Cook County

Discover and track fungi in Cook County
Insects of Cook County icon

Insects of Cook County

Discover and track insects in Cook County
La Grange Library Bioblitz icon

La Grange Library Bioblitz

Learn about the biodiversity in our neighborhood and be introduced to citizen science assessment resources ...
Mammals of Cook County icon

Mammals of Cook County

Discover and track mammals in Cook County
Mammals of Cook County Illinois icon

Mammals of Cook County Illinois

Mammals in Cook County IL.
Masion sur la Zone Humide Moth Sheet, August 14, 2021 icon

Masion sur la Zone Humide Moth Sheet, August 14, 2021

The moth sheet and surrounding observations from an evening at Masion sur la Zone Humide with A&D et al...
Masion sur la Zone Humide Moth Sheet, September 11, 2021 icon

Masion sur la Zone Humide Moth Sheet, September 11, 2021

The moth sheet and surrounding observations from an evening at Masion sur la Zone Humide with A&D et al...
Mollusks of Cook County icon

Mollusks of Cook County

Discover and track mollusks in Cook County
Morton Freshman Center Gardens icon

Morton Freshman Center Gardens

Discover and track the biodiversity in the gardens.
Mycoflora of Chicago IMA member observations icon

Mycoflora of Chicago IMA member observations

The Illinois Mycological Association is compiling observations from its forays and members for the Chicago ...
Neighborhood Nature Play Path icon

Neighborhood Nature Play Path

Use this project to plan and map your neighborhood nature play hike. The questions in this project are base...
Odonata of Cook County, IL icon

Odonata of Cook County, IL

Track the odes seen in Cook County here.
Organisms of Cook County icon

Organisms of Cook County

Cook County is very urbanized, but still is full of many amazing living things.
Orland Grassland Weed Scouts icon

Orland Grassland Weed Scouts

This project helps Weed Scouts capture the location of invasive species that can harm the habitat for nativ...
Orland Seed Scouting icon

Orland Seed Scouting

Potential seed collection species at Orland Grassland.
Owen’s Cook County birding big year 2021 icon

Owen’s Cook County birding big year 2021

Follow me as I look for birds all across Cook County in 2021.
PIF 2019 - 2020 icon

PIF 2019 - 2020

This project includes observation from bird surveys and camera trap images taken at Chicago High Schools, M...
Plants of Cook County icon

Plants of Cook County

Discover and track plants in Cook County
Reptiles of Cook County icon

Reptiles of Cook County

Discover and track reptiles in Cook County
Salamanders of Cook County, IL icon

Salamanders of Cook County, IL

Track the species of salamander in Cook County.
Swissôtel Chicago Nature Nearby icon

Swissôtel Chicago Nature Nearby

Swissôtel invites you to discover and share nature around our hotels. We'd like you to help us discover eve...
Waters School Bioblitz 2016 icon

Waters School Bioblitz 2016

Wednesday June 8th, Waters is hosting a Biodiversity Day and "bioblitz" on our school grounds. A bioblitz...
Wildlife of Cook County, IL icon

Wildlife of Cook County, IL

Cook County is home to thousands of species of living things, and one of the most bird rich area in the spr...
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