Our major fundraiser gala, Big Fish Ball, is fast appproaching -- and we need your assistance as a volunteer. Here's how.Continue Reading »
Some 2,000 volunteers turned out on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at some 70 sites across the Chicago area for the Friends of the Chicago River’s annual cleanup day, removing plastic, cans, tires and other trash.
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Vintage home movies showing Chicagoans enjoying the water can be seen from the bridge through the portal window facing north of our McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum, starting Saturday May 12, 2018.Continue Reading »
An osprey has been sighted on a nesting platform installed by the Friends of the Chicago River at Beaubien Woods Forest Preserves on the city’s South Side, reflecting improved health of the Little Calumet River.Continue Reading »
Wayne Schimpff was one of the volunteers at the first Chicago River Day in 1992. Much has changed for the better, he recalls.Continue Reading »