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‘Bird Nerds’ Build Massive Antenna In Big Marsh Park To Track Birds Through Chicago’s Ancient Flyway

Birders say the 17-foot-tall, homemade antenna will give critical information about bird migration through Chicago and how climate change affects those patterns.

South Chicago, East Side

A Proposed Bridge Over Lake Calumet Would Make It Easier To Bike From Big Marsh Park To Pullman

"For far too long, this area has been inaccessible to our residents," Ald. Susan Sadlowski Garza (10th) said. "This new trail will allow a new generation of neighbors to experience" Lake Calumet.

South Chicago, East Side

Big Marsh Park’s New Trails And Environmental Center Now Open As Park District’s Largest Site Blossoms

"Something like Big Marsh is unique to the city, for sure," a park visitor from the Southwest Side said.

South Chicago, East Side

Park District’s First Campsite, Trail With Boardwalks Coming To Big Marsh Park After City Council’s Approval

Aldermen approved $1.5 million in TIF funds to build an accessible trail around the Far South Side park's perimeter, camping platforms, picnic pavilions and more at Wednesday's City Council meeting.

South Chicago, East Side

With Major Upgrades, Big Marsh Park Is Becoming The Gateway To Flourishing Calumet Region

Friday was a busy day for Big Marsh Park in South Deering, with the unveiling of a paved "pump track" for bikes and the installation of a Roman Villarreal sculpture at the former slag dump site.

South Chicago, East Side