Members will receive coupons to REI and the boating center in Busse Woods, and be invited to exclusive nature walks only available to Friends of Busse Woods members.

You can easily become a member of the Friends online or you can send a check to:

Friends of the Forest Preserves
Attn: The Friends of Busse Woods
542 S. Dearborn St., Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60605-3500

Download membership form

Donations in action

Each $50 donated supports a monthly workday.

Each $100 donated allows a scouting group to participate in a workday, take an educational nature walk, and experience the outdoors.

Each $300 donated will support our High School program and allow a local high school to incorporate hands on experiences into their sciences classes this year.

Become a Board Member

The Friends of Busse Woods is looking for qualified leaders from the community who aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty to help guide this young and aspiring organization. Come out to our next work day to see what we are all about.