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Douglas Chien, advocacy director of Friends of the Forest Preserves and co-steward of the Powderhorn Marsh and Prairie, will be the speakerat Homewood Science Pub at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27.

Douglas Chien

His talk is titled, “Ecological restoration is not rocket science — it's harder.”

Chien has a undergraduate and master’s degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. As the Advocates’ Network Manager, his role is to support a community of forest preserve advocates. He’s also the co-steward of Powderhorn Prairie Nature Preserve on . . .

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Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Homewood 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, then follows Ridge Road to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.
  • Flossmoor 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High and ends downtown, where there will be fun activities.

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