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Media Advisory: 2016 Permit Day; Picnic permits available Monday, January 4, 2016

Thursday, December 31, 2015
Special to suffredin.org
by Cook COunty Forst Preserve District

MEDIA ADVISORY

2016 PERMIT DAY

Picnic permits available Monday, January 4, 2016

WHO: The Forest Preserves of Cook County

WHAT: Will begin selling 2016 picnic permits online and in-person

WHEN: On Monday, January 4, 2016.

WHERE In-person sales: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Forest Preserves of Cook County General Headquarters

536 N. Harlem Avenue

River Forest, IL.

On-line: 8 a.m

www.fpdcc.com/permits

Media is invited to cover opening day of permit sales at the Forest Preserves of Cook County. B-roll and interview opportunities are available.

BACKGROUND:

Several hundred permits are issued on the first day they are available for purchase. Visitors are encouraged to avoid the lines at our General Headquarters by reserving their favorite picnic grove online. Cash, check, Visa and Mastercard are accepted in person.

The Forest Preserves debuted a new online permitting system in 2014. The electronic sytem allows residents to create an online account in order to purchase a variety of permits, including family and corporate picnics, walk-a-thons and special use permits. Customers that created profiles in past years are advised to use the same log-in information.

A Picnic Permit must be obtained by groups of 25 or more. This year, reservations for camping April 1 through December 31 open on January 4, as well.

The various permit prices and a list locations are posted the Forest Preserves website.

FUN FACTS:

·The Forest Preserves of Cook County sold more than 8,600 permits in 2015.

·Nearly 10 percent of permits sold in 2015 were purchased on opening day.

The most popular groves for picnics in 2015 were:

·Dan Ryan – Chicago

·Schiller Woods – Chicago/Schiller Park

·Busse Woods – Elk Grove Village/Rolling Meadows/ Schaumburg

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