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Here’s How A Local Group Is Reviving The Chicago River’s Freshwater Mussels

Urban Rivers has helped reproduce more than 1,500 mussels, which improve the water quality by filter feeding and removing pollutants, an organizer said.

River North, Gold Coast, Near North Side

The Wild Mile’s First Stretch Is Ready, Bringing Floating Gardens, Paths And More To Chicago River’s North Branch

PHOTOS: The Wild Mile is an ambitious project to turn a 1-mile stretch of the Chicago River from North to Halsted into a floating, wildlife-first educational park.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

North Branch’s Wild Mile Gets A Blast Of Green As Shedd Aquarium Helps Add New Floating Island

Wild Mile Chicago includes floating islands in the North Branch Canal just east of Goose Island.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

‘Wild Mile’ On Track To Bring Wildlife, Kayaking, Waterfall And More To Chicago River’s North Branch By 2020, Planners Say

The project will transform the east side of the river, across from Goose Island, but plans include nature elements in Bucktown at the corner of North and Magnolia Avenues.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town