6 Green Tips to Enjoy and Protect the Great Outdoors

There are a number of great ways to live green this summer.

Play Outside
Get outdoors! Hike, run, play and enjoy nature at local preserves and parks all around the Chicago region.

Fertilize Organically
Enrich soil using slow-release organic fertilizers. Easy to find at local garden centers.

Eat Local
Save on gas and support local businesses by dining at local eateries.

Walk and Ride
Stay fit and save money by driving less and using alternative means of transportation.

Cut Back
Reduce resource consumption. Start with paper and water by using less or reusing.

Hang Dry
Install a clothesline for wet laundry and let warm summer winds do the drying.

For more information about Lake Forest Open Lands visit www.lfola.org.