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Session 6 [clear filter]
Saturday, February 23

3:30pm CST

Friends of the Chicago River: A Q&A on How to Build an Environmental Organization
Sparked by a magazine article headlined “Our Friendless River” 40 years ago, Friends of the Chicago River today has a dozen employees, 6,000 supporters, and oversees projects ranging from school programming to wildlife habitat restoration to influencing policy. In a Q&A, executive director Margaret Frisbie talks about the challenges and successes of running a non-profit environmental organization.

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Margaret Frisbie

Executive Director, Friends of the Chicago River
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Andrew Herrmann

Communications Director, Friends of the Chicago River
Communications director for Friends of the Chicago River, an environmental non-profit whose mission is to improve and protect the Chicago River system for people, plants and animals.

Saturday February 23, 2019 3:30pm - 4:00pm CST
rms. 55,57