Great Lakes Bioneers Chicago
Presents a Bioneers Network Event
November 1-3, 2013 * Roosevelt University
430 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago

What is Bioneers?
"... The leading edge of the world we want to create".  
-David Orr, National Bioneers and Oberlin Project

Listen to keynote David Orr's November 1, 2013 interview with Jerome McDonnell, host of WBEZ's Worldview. Learn about the Bioneers movement and the Oberlin Project, a public / private partnership, designed to make the City of Oberlin climate positive by 2040.


Thank You, Sponsors!
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Radio Interviews
Listen to Mike Nowak's recent interviews with Sandra Steingraber and Albert Bates.

Sandra Steingraber and the Fight to Ban Fracking in Illinois

Who Participated This Year? Take A Look!
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Where to Stay
For our out-of-town guests we recommend one of the following options:

Wyndam Blake Hotel

500 S. Dearborn
Chicago, IL 60605

Located just three blocks from Roosevelt University in Chicago’s Printer’s Row neighborhood,  the Wyndam Blake is a classic, Chicago style hotel with excellent accommodations at affordable prices. Parking available for additional fee.


Hostelling International
24 E. Congress
Chicago, IL 60605

Located just one block west of Roosevelt University, HI-Chicago offers an inexpensive lodging alternative, with dorm and shared suite rooms available.  Parking available for additional fee.


From Greyhound Bus Terminal:
Bus # 7, $2.25.
Walk north on Jefferson, three blocks to Jackson. Board the bus on the south side of Jackson, heading east. Take the bus to the terminal at Congress Plaza.

From Amtrak/Union Station
CTA Bus #126, $2.25.
Board bus on south side of Union Station on Jackson at Canal Street. Bus follows Jackson to Michigan. Get off at Congress and Michigan.

From the Airport
O’Hare Int’l (ORD): 18 miles
CTA Blue line train $2.25
Exit LaSalle. Walk 4 blocks East on Congress Pkwy.

Midway (MDW): 11 miles
CTA Orange line train $2.25
Exit Library (State/VanBuren).
Follow State St south one block, left at Congress Pkwy, two blocks east to Michigan Ave.

Travel by CTA Elevated Trains
Brown, Purple, Orange line trains:
Library (State/Van Buren)

Red line train: Jackson/State
Green line train: Adams/Wabash
Blue line train: LaSalle

One-way train fare: $2.25
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Your best bet is public transit, but if you must drive there are several options within the vicinity of Roosevelt University. Rates vary from $23 – $30 per day

Grant Park South Garage – 325 S. Michigan Avenue
Loop Auto Parks – 524 S. Wabash
Seventh Street Garage – 710 S. Wabash
Mid-City Valet Parking Service – 75 W. Harrison
Park One – 711 S. Plymouth Court

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