Cook County Opens New Accessible Kayak And Canoe Launch In Busse Woods Forest PreserveCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said it's a reminder the Forest Preserves belong to all county residents and visitors.
Northwest Side Bridge Dedicated To Fallen MarineThe bridge across from Schiller Woods - Forest Preserves of Cook County is now known as the "Corporal Donald W. Bollman Bridge."
Best Bodies Of Water To Visit Near ChicagoUnless you're talking theater or food, it's hard not to mention Chicago as a destination without also mentioning Lake Michigan. It's where many visitors and Chicagoans go to cool off, run on park trails and relax on a bench or blanket when needing to escape urban bustle.
Unseasonably Warm Weather An Opportunity To Visit Cook County Forest PreservesThis weekend’s unseasonably warm weather has created an opportunity to bond with nature in the Cook County's forest preserves, reports WBBM’s Keith Johnson.
Eel Found Living In South Suburban LakeA 30-inch, four to five pound eel was discovered living in a south suburban lake last month, according to the Cook County Forest Preserves.
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New Forest Preserves Chief Wants Land Buy To Protect EcosystemsMoving quickly, one week into her first term as President of the Cook County Board, Toni Preckwinkle has appointed two transition team members to head the Cook County Forest Preserve District, the nation's largest.