Want to give back to nature or earn community service hours? Help Mother Earth by lending a helping hand at our Volunteer Restoration Workdays. They’re a great way to make new friends, get some fresh air and exercise, and give back to nature.
Here's a list of upcoming Volunteer Restoration Workdays you can sign up for. Everybody’s welcome, including individuals, families, friends, corporations, church groups, Scouts and school groups. Register online or at 630-206-9630 at least five days in advance (10 days by phone for groups of five or more).
Volunteer Restoration Workday
Help improve a prairie or woodland by collecting seeds or removing nonnative plants. Ages 8 and up; under 18 with an adult. Free. Register online or at 630-206-9630 at least five days in advance (10 days by phone for groups of five or more).
|April 3||8:30 – 11:30 a.m.||Blackwell|
|April 4||9 a.m. – Noon||Maple Grove|
|April 4||9 a.m. – Noon||Springbrook Prairie|
|April 4||10 a.m. – Noon||Danada|
|April 5||9 a.m. – Noon||Maple Grove|
|April 8||10 a.m. – Noon||Danada|
|April 11||9 a.m. – Noon||Spring Creek Reservoir|
|April 11||9 a.m. – Noon||Big Woods|
|April 18||9 a.m. – Noon||Herrick Lake|
|April 18||9 a.m. – Noon||Springbrook Prairie|
|April 18||9 a.m. – Noon||Churchill/Glacial|
|April 18||9 a.m. – Noon||Churchill|
|April 20||4 – 6 p.m.||Springbrook Prairie|
Aquatic Invasive Species Workshop
Whether you paddle, fish or simply enjoy strolling along the water, make a difference by becoming a Protect Your Waters volunteer. Learn how to help ecologists look for invasive zebra mussels and how you can teach forest preserve visitors about aquatic invaders. Ages 18 and up. Free Register at 630-206-9630 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
|March 11||6 – 7:30 p.m.||Blackwell|