Boneyard Creek has been little more than an afterthought throughout much of Champaign-Urbana’s history and development. By the 1900s, the creek became a drainage ditch, squeezed behind Green Street like an alleyway. The cities didn’t build around the shallow tributary – they built on top of it. The creek was channelized and forced into tunnel […]Read More When Will the Boneyard Come Out and Play?
If we allow our nation to continue pollute the Earth at alarming rates without environmental remediation, climate change and its associated storms and inclement weather are inevitable. In the absolute worst case scenario of warming, how prepared is Champaign-Urbana for such a drastic change in weather? Climate change could create a six foot rise in […]Read More Analyzing Champaign-Urbana’s resiliency