News Releases


February 5, 2019: Blue Island Centennial Volunteers Meeting 

October 18, 2018: Friends Honor Volunteers of the Year

October 16, 2018: Canal Shores Road Would Negatively Impact Critical Habitat, Friends Tells MWRD

October 5, 2018: Tracking Project Adds Transmitters to Turtles To Measure Restoration Success

September 18, 2018: Friends Partners With Explorer Cousteau at Clark Park

Aug. 14, 2018:  Trump Tower: Friends Statement on Illinois Attorney General's Suit

Aug. 1, 2018 Friends Installs 6th Bat House in Forest Preserves

July 5, 2018: Chicago River Experts Announced For Lunchtime Speaker Series At McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum

July 5, 2018: McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum Welcomes 200,000th Visitor

June 21, 2018: Hundreds of Plants Sunk In North Shore Channel To Improve Fish Habitat, Water Quality

June 18, 2018: Trump Tower: Friends of the Chicago River, Sierra Club To File Suite

June 18, 2018: Trump Tower Legal Documents in Friends of the Chicago River, Sierra Club Suit

June 5, 2018: River Sensitive Projects Honored With Chicago River Blue Awards

May 18, 2018: Osprey Sighted On South Side Nesting Platform

May 12, 2018: Chicago River Gets Spring Cleaning As Thousands Gather For Annual Cleanup Day

April 27, 2018: Hundreds Gather On Chicago Riverwalk for Photobomb

April 22, 2018: Debuts as One-Stop Site for Area Waterways

March 1, 2017: Chicago River Blue Awards: Call for Entries

February 23, 2017: Chicago River Summit Aims to Make Urban Swimming a Reality

January 19, 2017: Collaborative Resolution with MWRD Addresses Phosphorus Pollution in Chicago Waterways

January 6, 2017: Friends Wins Regional Stormwater Management Award

December 16, 2016: Giving Catfish a Home for the Holidays

November 3, 2016: No Blue River

October 24, 2016: Fly into Bat Week by Helping Our Nocturnal Pals and the Planet