Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau launches new Trails App

by Katie Arvia LANSING, Ill. (August 9, 2020) – The Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau (CSCVB) has launched the brand-new Chicago Southland Trails App. This app is a comprehensive guide to the walking, hiking, and biking trails throughout the Chicago Southland region. App users will be able to use an interactive map featuring the … Read more

IDOT’s post-monarch mowing season runs July 1–August 15

Motorists urged to stay alert and slow down when encountering crews information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (July 9, 2020) – The Illinois Department of Transportation is reminding the public that seasonal mowing operations have resumed throughout the state. Motorists should be prepared to slow down, put down devices, avoid distractions, … Read more

Starved Rock, Matthiessen State Park closures expected during holiday weekend

information provided by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (July 2, 2020) – Heading into a busy holiday weekend, Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Conservation police officers are reminding visitors to Starved Rock State Park and Matthiessen State Park to obey No Parking zones and to have a back-up plan should parks … Read more

Air Pollution Action Day Alert issued for Chicago area for July 2

Conditions expected to extend through holiday weekend and coming week information provided by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency CHICAGO, Ill. (July 1, 2020) – The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency has issued an Air Pollution Action Day Alert for the Chicago Metropolitan area for Thursday, July 2, and is expecting multiple subsequent alerts due to an … Read more