Forest Preserves Leadership Corps (FPLC) members work 25 hours a week to remove invasive species and restore native plants throughout the forest preserves in Cook County. FPLC members give presentations, lead volunteer workdays, and are encouraged to pursue careers and education in conservation. FPLC members are 18-20 years old and often from low-income neighborhoods on the south and west sides…
Friends of the Forest Preserves protects, restores, and promotes the forest preserves of Cook…Read More
Listen to some of our crew members explain firsthand why the Forest Preserve Leadership Corps is a life-changing, award-winning internship…Read More
Thanks to an anonymous donation of $5,500 and $1,000 donation from the Connors Family Foundation, we made it to our goal of $10,000! The Forest Preserve Leadership Corps will now be year-long!
We know that many supporters still plan on giving, so we will of course continue to accept donations…Read More
Hear from the Forest Preserve Leadership Corps members why they need YOUR HELP!