Friends of Shades Creek


Emily Featherston

Fans of the amphibians flocked to Homewood from near and far. more

Jan 29, 2018 9:16 AM People

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Erica Techo

About an hour into the event, more than 300 people had already stopped by. more

Jan 29, 2017 4:48 PM People

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Patty Bradley Homewood Star

The salamanders will be there — will you? more

Dec 28, 2016 4:55 PM People


Photo courtesy of Sims Garden.

Get details on events planned for the Homewood area. more

Mar 22, 2016 4:03 PM People

The meeting will be Thursday, Feb. 11 at the Homewood Public Library. more

Feb 10, 2016 3:25 PM People

The Friends of Shades Creek meeting Sept. 10 will include a presentation on the history of the BMRR. more

Sep 4, 2015 4:23 PM News

The Friends of Shades Creek are holding the 17th annual Shades Creek Cleanup on the morning of Sept. 26. more

Sep 4, 2015 3:52 PM News

Fire Salamander


The Friends of Shades Creek event, scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 31 at 3 p.m., celebrates the annual migration of the spotted salamander at Homewood Forest Preserve. more

Dec 29, 2014 2:48 PM People

Friends of Shades Creek will hold its annual Salamander Festival on Saturday, Jan. 25 from 3-5:30 p.m. at the Homewood Senior Center, located adjacent to Patriot Park in West Homewood. more

Dec 20, 2013 5:02 PM News

The Friends of Shades Creek will hold their annual creek cleanup on Saturday, September 29 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. more

Aug 30, 2012 3:45 PM News

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