Paddle and Plants

Tags: Volunteers, Volunteer workday, CREW opportunities, and River education

Come paddle with Shedd Aquarium and Friends of the Chicago River to help restore the North Shore Channel!

We meet at the Dammrich Rowing Center in Skokie. The event runs from 9:30am to 1:00pm.

Participants will canoe to access sites to plant lizard’s tail and water willow, native aquatic plants, along the shore of the North Shore Channel. All of the necessary equipment, including canoes, paddles, personal flotation devices, waders, and planting supplies, will be provided. There is no charge. Regisration required. 

To register, email