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Mission Statement

Friends of the Forest Preserves is the voice of a diverse community inspiring and organizing people to protect, restore, and expand the forest preserves in Cook County.


Friends takes a multifacited approach to protecting, restoring, and promoting the forest preserves of Cook County. From engaging political and community leaders in policy decisions, to recruiting volunteers and contractors to restore forest preserves to ecological health, to providing paid internships for county young people, Friends works to get everyone involved in the ongoing struggle to keep the forest preserves healthy and preserved for future generations.


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Would you recommend Friends of the Forest Preserves?

by Mary L. from Brookfield, IL (2013-06-15 09:24:57.0)
This is a great activity for myself and my 2 teenage sons. We started participation over winter and found it a rewarding local project we can return to regularly. Bill, the steward of our local area (McCormick Woods) is welcoming and enthusiastic, and encouraging to everyone.