To transform urban rivers into urban wildlife sanctuaries, for the betterment of the people and wildlife that use them.
What We Do
Urban Rivers' has installed 2,000 square feet of floating gardens on the Chicago River since 2017 and is now focused on building out an urban wildlife sanctuary, the Wild Mile.
Urban Rivers' current objectives:
- Increase habitat
- Improve water quality
- Inspire innovation
- Educate the public
...All while beautifying the Chicago River!