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Media Advisory: EPA, Chicago Wilderness to honor native landscaping award winners

Release Date: 11/30/2007
Contact Information: Kären Thompson, 312-353-8547,

No. 07-OPA232

CHICAGO (Nov. 30, 2007) - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 and Chicago Wilderness will announce the winners of the annual Conservation and Native Landscaping Awards at a Dec. 6 ceremony at the Chicago Botanic Garden. The 2007 awards will recognize 15 different park districts, local governments and corporations for exemplary natural landscaping and conservation development projects.

WHEN: 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 6
WHERE: Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Ill., Regenstein Building, Fairchild Room
WHAT: Awards ceremony
WHO: EPA and Chicago Wilderness, an alliance of 225 Chicago area public and private organizations concerned about the environment

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