Looking for a community garden, farmers market or recycling location? Open the map to start your adventure.

Springfield, Illinois is remarkably ‘green” for a small city but there is no central, easily accessible, online location to showcase its progress. Until Now.

UAct began to explore a sustainability initiative in 2016 with environmental sustainability specialist, Wynne Coplea ultimately resulting in UAct’s Sustain Springfield Green Map. Sustain Springfield Green Map is a user-friendly, GIS-based, online resource that guides residents, visitors, organizations and businesses to sustainable or environmentally-friendly services, sites and amenities. The Map is hosted by Lincoln Land Community College Green Center and was created by Jordyn Lahey, a LLCC student in Rey de Castro’s Advanced GIS class. The project was also made possible with a seed grant from the Dominican Sisters of Springfield.