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Chip O'Leary

Forest Preserves of Cook County
Deputy Director of Resource Management
Chip O’Leary is the Deputy Director for Resource Management at the Forest Preserves of Cook County. He has been a restoration ecologist in the Chicago Wilderness Region for 20 years. He has worked on large-scale prairie and wetland restorations and revitalization of oak savannas in Indiana. In Illinois his work has revolved around conservation planning and implementation of projects to revitalize remnant woodlands, savannas, and wetlands.