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March 2018

31 Forest Preserves of Cook County to host free documentary screening at West Pullman Library

2 pm - West Pullman Library, 830 W 119th Street, Chicago, IL

June 2018

9 Beaubien Woods Celebration

11 am–3 pm - Beaubien Woods Forest Preserve, 13084 Doty Ave, Chicago, IL 60633

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Public Invited to Dan Ryan Woods Celebration

The public is invited to join Forest Preserves of Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Commissioners Stanley Moore and John P. Daley, Forest Preserves General Superintendent Arnold Randall and partners on Wednesday, July 31 at 9:30 a.m. to celebrate the new Dan Ryan Woods Nature Play area and other outdoor recreation amenities.

One Summer Chicago Youth Jobs Apply Online Until May 21st

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle are proud to announce One Summer Chicago -- a collaborative effort between the City, County, civic and business communities to provide summer programming for youths.

Forest Preserves of Cook County Launches Pilot Program for Youth Employment.
Forest Preserves of Cook County Launches Pilot Program for Youth Employment. Teens will learn conservation work and make improvements to local habitats. This year, the Chicago Conservation Leadership Corps program will engage 66 youth, ages 15 to 19, in a six-week hands-on summer work experience. To learn how your organization can partner with the Forest Preserves on summer youth employment opportunities, contact Alice Brandon, resource management programming manager for the Forest Preserves, by email at

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