Two Field Trips Conducted in Chicago Area

On Saturday, August 8, 2009, Illinois State Geological Survey (ISGS) coastal geologist Michael Chrzastowski was a presenter on full-day public field trip across the Illinois Beach State Park watershed. The trip, attended by 35 people, was led by the Lake County Stormwater Management Commission.

Michael Chrzastowski led a half-day field trip along the Chicago lakefront on August 31 for students in the Environmental Science Program at DePaul University. The tour focused on the work of Daniel Burnham and his planning vision for a contiguous park system along the Chicago and Evanston shoreline. Attending the field trip were 28 students, faculty, and staff. All participants received a copy of ISGS Guidebook 36, "Make No Little Plans": Field Trip Guidebook for the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association 2008 National Conference.