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Forest Preserve District Of Cook County

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: After 10 years, congrats to Cal-Sag Trail Coalition

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: After 10 years, congrats to Cal-Sag Trail Coalition

A new 3.7 million-square-foot all-natural health club started construction recently and promises free access to the 1.5 million people who live within 15 minutes of it.

June 18, 2014 1:00 pm

Forest Preserves of Cook County offer spring adventures

After a cold and snowy winter, the Forest Preserves of Cook County are the perfect cure for cabin fever. In addition to daily programs at the Forest Preserves’ six Nature Centers, the spring season also includes a number of special events taking place in locations throughout the county. All …

February 27, 2014 12:00 am

Cook County Forest Preserve picnic permits on sale Jan. 2

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County will begin selling picnic permits online and in person on Jan. 2, according to a news release.

December 26, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Much to be thankful for in Chicago Southland

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Much to be thankful for in Chicago Southland

With Thanksgiving recently passed and the holidays quickly approaching, it’s time to reflect on the many things we are thankful for here in the Chicago Southland. I am thankful for ...

December 01, 2013 12:00 am

Former Forest Preserve District employee facing federal bribery charges

CHICAGO | A suburban man who worked for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County is facing federal bribery charges for allegedly taking kickbacks from contracts to perform work at two facilities, including the Sand Ridge Nature Center in Calumet City.

October 31, 2013 12:32 pm

Forest Preserve of Cook County hosts community open house at Eggers Woods

CHICAGO | The Forest Preserves of Cook County will be hosting a series of community open houses in late July to showcase improvements suggested for key sites in the recently released Recreation Master Plan and the 2013–2017 Capital Improvement Plan.

July 24, 2013 12:00 am
Green Lake Family Aquatic Center open in Cal City

Green Lake Family Aquatic Center open in Cal City

CALUMET CITY | The Green Lake Family Aquatic Center, 1100 River Oaks Drive, is open for summer.

June 06, 2013 8:45 pm Photos

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East Side Scouts learn about nature

East Side Scouts learn about nature

Cub Scouts stop to rest a moment during their nature hike. Pictured are Elijah Bermejo, Nicolas Gomez, Jacob Kusar, Eli Ford, Jacob Garcia, Alex Williams, Liam Bermejo, and Anthony Moreno.

May 29, 2013 12:00 am

Forest Preserve to work on trails in south suburbs this year

LANSING | Nature lovers and hikers in the south suburbs will get more walking trails this year as the Forest Preserve District plans to connect three separate portions of the Thorn Creek Trail System, adding 4.75 miles to trails in Thornton, Lansing, Glenwood, Chicago Heights and Park Forest…

February 11, 2013 6:45 pm
Voting begins in Forest Preserve District photo contest

Voting begins in Forest Preserve District photo contest

RIVER FOREST | The Forest Preserve District of Cook County is holding its first public photo contest. Winning photographs will be featured in the 2013 Forest Preserve District wall calendar.

September 25, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Forest Preserve works to retore Eggers marsh in Hegewisch

Forest Preserve works to retore Eggers marsh in Hegewisch

CHICAGO | Rebecca Schillo sees hope in a single plant in Chicago's Hegewisch neighborhood.

September 03, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Forest Preserve District launches photo contest

CHICAGO | The Forest Preserve District of Cook County is launching its first public photo contest. The winning photographs will be featured in the 2013 Forest Preserve District wall calendar, along with photos from district staff.

August 30, 2012 12:00 am

Green Lake Family Aquatic Center to open May 26

CALUMET CITY | The Green Lake Family Aquatic Center, at 1100 River Oaks Drive, will open for the 2012 season from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 26.

May 10, 2012 7:30 pm
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