Learn how to become a volunteer wildlife monitor to help us with osprey, bats and turtles.View Event »
Friends Father's Day paddle is one of our siganture events and the only chance to paddle in the Botanic Gardens!View Event »
Be a part of river and forest revitalization by joining an inspiring movement of volunteers gathering to restore a special site along the Chicago River.View Event »
From milkweed to goldenrod, Kickapoo's native prairie plants need your help. Join an inspiring movement of volunteers gathering to restore this special site along the Little Calumet River.View Event »
Enjoy this open-bar South Branch cruise to benefit our McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum.View Event »
Join the Tributary Committee for our June general meeting to hear from Friends and us about what is going on this summer along the river.
Get out and enjoy the Chicago River with us, and do some good. Friends of the Chicago River’s Litter Free Chicago River project is offering a fun way for the public to get involved by paddling with us in our new program, Canoe and Cleanups. We provide the canoes, the equipment, and the know-how. You provide the can-do spirit. Only $10!View Event »