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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Golfers on Canal Shores. The course is midway through its almost $6 million renovations.

Growing grass, growing golf: Canal Shores rebuilds, hopes to become center for next generation

October 8, 2023

Early on a July morning this past summer, hundreds of kids spilled out onto the first two holes of Canal Shores Golf Course. The view from the clubhouse was chaotic. Some kids smashed plastic golf balls...

Two people load firewood into a log splitter

“Guerilla Ecology”: Lumberjacks of Canal Shores restore nature, community at golf course

April 19, 2023

Blake Miller stepped up to the 12th tee at Canal Shores Golf Course, the tops of the trees swaying above him in the soft Saturday morning breeze. Standing about 250 yards in front of him was a group of...

Nine individuals with their backs to the camera face a group of trees, many holding binoculars to their faces.

Canal Shores Golf Course encourages community to appreciate nature through weekly birdwatching walks

May 9, 2022

For Matt Rooney, vice president of the Canal Shores Board of Directors, weekly birdwatching walks allow the greater community to appreciate and make use of the public golf course’s ecology.  “We...

A calendar on a light blue background. The calendar says “SUN” on the top in Black, and has the number 6 on it.

The Week Ahead: What’s coming up in Evanston the week of Feb. 6

February 6, 2022

Here are some ways to celebrate Black History Month and avoid the outdoors this week in Evanston as the weather remains below freezing. Winter Wonderland Feb. 1 - Feb. 28, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Evanston...

Sticks wrapped in colorful yarn are tied together with blue-dipped corks hanging beneath them on strings. There is snow in the background.

Evanston youth create art project entitled “Bridge Over Troubled Water”

March 2, 2021

The Canal Shores Golf Course has a new sight on display: the art piece entitled “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” designed by a group of Evanston youth. “Camp Quarantine,” as the group calls themselves,...

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