Meg Pickel releases baby fish. Friends of the Chicago River release hundreds of baby bluegill fish into the Chicago River below the Michigan Avenue bridge on Friday, May 11, 2012 in Chicago. | Richard A. Chapman~Sun-Times
Friends of the Chicago River celebrated the season opening of the McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum on Friday, May 11 with a noon-time “Fish Liberation Ceremony” symbolizing the return of wildlife to the river.
With a modest sponsorship donation, the opportunity to release baby bluegills was held in partnership with the Chicago Park District Fish N’ Kids program.