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News from Friends of the Forest Preserves

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Special to suffredin.org

Whether you're into photography, biking, golf, or creating healthy habitat in the forest preserves, the Friends community has something for you!

Bill Tucker volunteers at LaBagh Woods and inspires young people to love nature.


Join the Friends community...

10th Annual Photo Exhibit - this Friday, May 17
View the winning photos of this year's photo contest and meet some of the photographers! Let's celebrate the talented people in our community and relish in the beauty of the forest preserves. Reception is 6 - 8 p.m. at Franklin Framing in Blue Island. Refreshments will be served. This event free, but please take a moment now to register.

Submit your entries for the 11th Annual Photo Contest now through September 29. For a full list of rules, please visit fotfp.org/photo-contest.

Centennial Volunteer Workdays - every weekend!
Join this inspiring movement of volunteers removing invasive plants, collecting trash, and gathering and spreading seeds to restore the natural health of rivers and the forest preserves.


Saturday 5/18 at Forest Glen Woods in Chicago
Sunday 5/19 at Bunker Hill North Flatwoods in Niles

Swing for Sustainability Golf Outing - Friday, June 14
Enjoy 18 holes of golf, skill prizes, lunch, dinner, and drinks all day. At George W. Dunne National Golf Course in Oak Forest. Tickets are $150 individual/ $600 foursome.
Purchase tickets now!

... And save the dates!

Bike Glenview - North Branch Bike Ride - Sunday, August 18
Please join us on this annual free bike ride co-hosted by Bike Glenview. We'll explore the beautiful variety of habitats found along the Chicago River, from Bunker Hill Forest Preserve north to Harms Woods. This ride is designed for cyclists of all skill levels.

3rd Annual Beer in the Woods - Saturday, September 28

Beer in the Woods is back! Enjoy craft beer and cider, interactive animal displays, nature-themed activities, food trucks and more at LaBagh Woods in Chicago. This is a beer and nature extravaganza like no other! And all proceeds go to support the work of the Friends community.


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