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Cook County Forest Preserve Foundation Events

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
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Forest Preserve Foundation Events

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Arbor Day Celebration

?Celebrate the grandeur of trees and learn why they’re important to our community and our world. Enjoy tree planting, tree climbing, tree-caching and ID, scavenger hunts, art projects and more. At this celebration, Foundation donors who have given a memorial gift to the Forest Preserve Foundation to honor a loved one will be recognized. Activities will be held at Bunker Hill, 6800 N. Caldwell, Chicago, IL 60646 from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.
Follow the link below for further information:

2016 Arbor Day
Saturday, June 4, 2016

Kayaking at Kickapoo Woods

Join the Forest Preserve Foundation's Young Professionals Association (YPA) for a great opportunity to engage with nature in the beautiful Forest Preserves of Cook County at Kickapoo Woods in Riverdale, Illinois for a kayaking excursion on the Little Calumet River led by The River Network, with 1/2 hour on-land instruction.

Participants will have a half hour land class, then an hour on the river. After kayaking, participants can enjoy a picnic to socialize/network. This event is free, but a suggested donation of $10 is greatly appreciated. PleaseRSVPto

12:00 - Arrival
12:30 - Walkthrough led by Calumet Waterway Steward
1:00 - Land class
1:30 - Kayaking on Little Calumet River
2:30 - Socializing and cookout

For more information, contact Megan Houston at (312) 603-8339 or To find out more about the YPA, follow link below:

Forest Preserve Foundation YPA
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