(March 30, 2021) — Help Mother Nature during Earth Week in April by lending a hand at a volunteer workday in the DuPage forest preserves.
Workdays are limited to nine participants. Volunteers must wear masks covering the nose and mouth and practice social distancing by remaining 6 feet apart.
Individuals and families as well as school and church groups, Scout groups and other organizations are invited to work together for the benefit of visitors and wildlife alike. Participants should dress to work outdoors, wear layers and bring hats and gloves. Volunteer Restoration Workday – Earth Day
Help improve a prairie or woodland by collecting seeds or removing nonnative plants. Ages 8 and up; under 18 with an adult. You must wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth. Free. Register online
or at 630-206-9630
The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County has been connecting people to nature for more than 100 years. More than 6.2 million people visit its 60 forest preserves, 166 miles of trails, six education centers and scores of programs each year. For information, call 630-933-7200 or visit dupageforest.org, where you can also link to the District’s e-newsletter, blog, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages.