Wampum Lake

Forest Preserves of Cook County, Friends of the Chicago River Join Together to Help Turtles

Through a partnership between the Forest Preserves of Cook County and Friends of the Chicago River, a multi-tiered project designed to have direct impact on Cook County’s wildlife has been underway for several years, with a goal of positively benefitting the reproductive success of osprey, bats and turtles. Recently, the organizations met up to place transmitters on turtles to understand exactly how well the project is working.

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Try This! Kids’ Fest Offers Plenty of Fun For Families

What does it mean when fishing, hiking, canoeing, archery, rock climbing and more are all available on the same day? It means it’s time for the annual Kids’ Fest at Wampum Lake!

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Visit two of the treasures of the Forest Preserves of Cook County