Real Estate Summary

Landlord, Owner-occupied Property 1993–2014, Chicago, IL Owner-occupied 3-flat in Chicago's Roscoe Village neighborhood Advertised 2 rental units, showed units, managed applications and leases, managed security deposits and rent payments, and other landlord-related activities Managed rehabs of 2 rental units Licensed Leasing Agent 2011–2014, Chicago, IL Rent Here Realty, Rubloff Realty Advertised rental units, showed units, … Continue reading Real Estate Summary

Green Talk by Elizabeth Fagan

Green Talk: Keeping Our Lakes & Rivers Great

April 2016 By Elizabeth G. Fagan for the Ozaukee County News Graphic on behalf of Mequon Nature Preserve. "It was a gamble, but it worked," recalled Gaylord Nelson, the founder of Earth Day. The late Wisconsin governor and United States senator (D) successfully infused the activism of the late 1960s with such environmental issues as … Continue reading Green Talk: Keeping Our Lakes & Rivers Great

Green Talk by Elizabeth Fagan

Green Talk: Invaders from Other Ecosystems

March 2016 By Elizabeth G. Fagan for the Ozaukee County News Graphic on behalf of Mequon Nature Preserve. Two centuries ago, cargo ships released freshwater ballast from the Ural region of Russia into the rivers and lakes of western Europe. That ballast contained tiny striped hitchhikers. In the 1820s, Londoners spotted the invaders in the … Continue reading Green Talk: Invaders from Other Ecosystems

Green Talk by Elizabeth Fagan

Green Talk: Maple Taps & Sugar Shacks

February 2016 By Elizabeth G. Fagan for the Ozaukee County News Graphic on behalf of Mequon Nature Preserve. By the time Europeans arrived in what is now New England, indigenous Americans had already discovered the lovely nectar with which we drown our breakfast pancakes. When carefully boiled, they found, maple sap turns into maple syrup. … Continue reading Green Talk: Maple Taps & Sugar Shacks

Green Talk by Elizabeth Fagan

Green Talk: Lake Michigan’s Rise & Fall

January 2016 By Elizabeth G. Fagan for the Ozaukee County News Graphic on behalf of Mequon Nature Preserve. In 2014, Lake Michigan began to rise. By early September of that year, the water level surpassed its historical average for the month. Ozaukee County residents began to see the Lake swallow beaches from Mequon to Belgium. … Continue reading Green Talk: Lake Michigan’s Rise & Fall