Urban Nature

The Intricate Ecology of Vacant Lots

03/19/2017 | 5m 47s | Video has closed captioning.

They’re vacant, but not empty. We trekked through several vacant lots on Chicago’s south side, and found—amidst the discarded tires and construction debris—birds, bees, butterflies, and some very valuable plants.

Aired: 03/19/17

Rating: NR

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Urban Nature is a local public television program presented by WTTW.