Friends of Ryerson Woods uses the unique setting of Ryerson Woods to catalyze people’s understanding, life-long appreciation, and behavior in support of nature.
Friends accomplishes its mission in partnership with the Lake County Forest Preserve District.
Friends of Ryerson Woods
will be a steward of the natural sanctuary
that the Woods provide, ensuring its continuance as a quiet retreat. The historic buildings and grounds will be a center for training, education and discourse about nature for all skill levels and age groups, and an incubator for innovative approaches to environmental issues.