Cook County Forest Preserves unveil master plan for restoration

Cook County Forest Preserves unveil master plan for restoration
Cook County Forest Preserves unveil master plan for restoration

Cook County Forest Preserves unveil master plan for restoration

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We’ve all seen him. That jogger wearing nothing but running shorts as soon as it gets above 36 degrees. The rest of us might wait a bit longer to strip down, but we’re still dying to get out of the house and enjoy some fresh air and sunshine. One of the favorite places folks in the Chicago area make that happen is the Cook County Forest Preserves. Last week, the Forest Preserves and the Prairie Research Institute unveiled a plan to restore and expand tens of thousands of acres of green space. Arnold Randall, the General Superintendent of the Cook County Forest Preserves joins us to talk about the plan. (Flickr/nathanmac87)