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48th Annual League of Women Voters Lake Michigan Region Conference
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9/25/2015 to 9/26/2015
When: September 25-26
Where: Glenview, Illinois 
United States
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Join the League of Women Voters Lake Michigan Region from September 25-26, 2015, in Glenview, IL for informative speakers, networking, field trips, and planning for the year ahead for the organization.

Speakers include partners from:

  • The Field Museum
  • Alliance for the Great LAkes
  • Moms Clean Air Force
  • Illinois Environmental Council
  • The Delta Institute
  • Faith in Place
  • LakeDance
  • Waukegan Harbor Citizens' Advisory Group

Keynote speakers:

  • Dr. Abigail Derby Lewis, The Field Museum
  • Molly Flanagan, VP - Policy Alliance for the Great Lakes

Field trips include:

  • An explanation of the Chicago Area Waterway system by important national, state and Metropolitan Water District officials, along with a visit to the locks at Wilmette Harbor
  • Naturalist-guided walk on an original tall-grass prairie remnant saved by local citizens and LEED platinum nature center constructed on the former Glenview Naval Air Station
  • Tour of Waukegan's Superfund/Area of Concern site that received a GLRI grant and is about to be delisted by the USEPA
  • Visit Abt - the largest private appliance retailer in the country, a Green Business Award winner and recycler of Styrofoam and electronics. 

Register by September 16th.

Visit the LWVLMR website for more information.