World Migratory Bird Day Paddle – North Branch - SOLD OUT

Chicago Ornithological Society and Friends of the Chicago River team up to offer a new way to experience the magic of migration like never before! Join the President of COS and FOCR's expert canoe guides for birding by boats down the Chicago River in search of migrant warblers, waterfowl, swallows, and much more

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World Migratory Bird Day Paddle – Calumet - SOLD OUT

In honor of World Migratory Bird Day, Friends of the Chicago River is seeking out migrating birds on the Little Calumet River. We invite you to enjoy some birding by boats down the Little Calumet River to seek out migrant warblers, waterfowl, swallows, and much more.

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River Workshop for Teachers

How to teach about river chemistry, aquatic invasive species, and assessing water quality.
Learn more about connections between our native (and non-native) aquatic organisms, water chemistry and water quality; and how to get your students more involved in the river. Space is limited for this free workshop. RSVP to Mark Hauser at mhauser@chicagoriver.org by 10/7/2022.

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