Lend a Hand at Volunteer Restoration Workdays

A Blog Story About Nature in Our DuPage Forest Preserves

Lend a Hand at Volunteer Restoration Workdays

Posted by Forest Preserve District of DuPage County | 9/20/19 8:05 AM

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 nrvolunteer@dupageforest.org.

March 11  6 – 7:30 p.m. Blackwell

 

res-workday

 

volunteer-natural-resources-workday-volunteers

 

 

 

 

Topics: Insider, Locations, Natural resources, Community partnership, Recreation, Volunteer, Take 5, Conservation, Nature, Group, native plant

Written by Forest Preserve District of DuPage County

The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County manages nearly 26,000 acres in 60 forest preserves containing prairies, woodlands and wetlands.