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Join the 2,000 members of Friends today and be a part of protecting, restoring, and expanding the 69,000 acres of forest preserves in Cook County for the benefit of people and nature. Consider becoming a Best Friend by signing up for our recurring monthly giving program.

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Donations support vital policy and advocacy work, which is essential to ensuring the forest preserves in Cook County are healthy and accessible to us and future generations. Consider becoming a Best Friend by signing up for our recurring monthly giving program. Thanks for your support!

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Friends members are long-term supporters of protecting these vital open spaces for the benefit of people and nature. Consider becoming a Best Friend by signing up for our recurring monthly giving program. Thanks for sticking with us!

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Events

Friends has a range of events every year, from photo exhibits, to golf outings, to nature hikes, to birding tours and bike rides. Join us for our next event and have fun while supporting Friends and enjoying the forest preserves. We’ll see you soon!

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