Runner Up: Hikers and purple prairie clover, Bluff Spring Fen near Elgin, Alice Brandon
2014 Photo Contest Runner Up: Hikers and purple prairie clover, Bluff Spring Fen near Elgin, Alice Brandon

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Friends members, volunteers, and supporters are the eyes and ears of the organization. Help advocate and promote the preserves by sharing your experience. Tell us what you find and see out there – both good and bad. Share your photos or even better, enter them in our photo contest. Connect with us over social media. The best stuff might even make it into our blog or on our website or other social media.

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Tell us about what’s happening in your forest preserve – good, bad, or ugly. We’ll be happy to share with all of the Friends members, bring them to the Forest Preserve District’s attention, or take other steps to help you help the preserves.

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Send in your photos when you’re out in the woods. Photos of fauna (furry, slimy, buzzy critters) and recreation are especially great. It’s not that shots of landscapes and plants aren’t cool too – but we’re often short on critters and recreation. Try to remember to tell us where and when you took the shot. Who knows, if the shot is super cool, we might just share it on social media!

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Connect with us over social media! Click the links below in the footer to see our Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Instagram profiles. Please use the hashtags #fotfp or #friendsoftheforestpreserves to share your experience in the forest preserves.

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