Join the 2,000 members of Friends today to protect, restore, and promote the forest preserves of Cook County.
Participants in our free bike ride along the Burnham Greenway in the Calumet region in 2014.

Become a Member

The 2,000 members of Friends are what make us an effective organization that gets things done. The best way you can help us protect, restore, and promote 69,000 acres of forest preserves is by becoming a member today.

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Membership Levels

All members receive our newsletters, action alerts, and invitations to tours and events.

  • $25 – Active
  • $40 – Contributing (Bonus nature guide)
  • $69 – $1 per thousand acres (Bonus nature guide and Friends’ logo hat)
  • $138 – $2 per thousand acres (Bonus nature guide and Friends’ logo hat)
  • $207 – $3 per thousand acres (Bonus nature guide and Friends’ logo hat)

All donations are greatly appreciated, tax deductible, and will be put to good use.

Corporate Membership

Demonstrate your company’s commitment to environmental sustainability. Build and strengthen relationships amongst your staff. Get to know the urban wilderness in your own backyard. Find out more how you can become a corporate member.

Make a $40 donation and receive our super cool Pocket Nature Guide and for $69 you'll also receive a Friends' logo hat.

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Or, please make your check payable to:

Friends of the Forest Preserves
542 S. Dearborn Street, Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60605