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April 2018 Volunteer Opportunities and Trainings

As winter melts away to spring, Forest Preserves of Cook County volunteers can watch as the woodlands, prairies, savannas and wetlands come alive with spring wildflowers, migrating birds and a variety of wildlife while helping to restore the habitat that supports hundreds of plants and animals that thrive in Cook County’s wild. Consider joining one of the volunteer workdays below, or check out the full list of opportunities at fpdcc.com/volunteer.

 

View all volunteer opportunities here.

 

Northwest

 

Friday, 4/6/18: Spring Creek-Penny Road Pond • 8 am – 2:30 pm in Barrington Hills

Friday, 4/6/18: Litter Obliterators Group/Family Project • 9 am – 11 pm in Palatine

Saturday, 4/7/18: Baker’s Lake • 9 am – 12 pm in Barrington

Saturday, 4/21/18: Deer Grove West • 9 am – 12 pm in Palatine

 

North

 

Friday, 4/6/18: Somme Woods South • 10 am – 1 pm in Northbrook

Saturday, 4/7/18: Forest Glen Woods • 10 am – 1 pm in Chicago

Sunday, 4/8/18: Robinson Woods • 9 am – 12 pm in Schiller Park

Sunday, 4/15/18: Indian Road Woods • 9 am – 12 pm in Chicago

Saturday, 4/21/18: Bunker Hill • 9 am – 12 pm in Chicago

 

Central

 

Saturday, 4/7/18: Thatcher Woods • 9 am – 12 pm in River Forest

Sunday, 4/8/18: Salt Creek Woods Nature Preserve • 9 am – 12 pm in Westchester

Thursday, 4/12/18: Sundown Meadow • 9 am – 12 pm in Hodgkins

Saturday, 4/28/18: Bemis Woods North • 9 am – 12 pm in Westchester

 

Southwest

 

Saturday, 4/7/18: Spears Woods • 9 am – 12 pm in Willow Springs

Saturday, 4/14/18: Willow Springs Woods • 9 am – 12 pm in Willow Springs

Saturday, 4/21/18: Bartel Grassland • 8 am – 12 pm in Tinley Park

Sunday, 4/22/18: Swallow Cliff Woods • 9 am – 12 pm in Palos Park

 

South

 

Tuesday, 4/3/18: Sand Ridge Nature Center • 9 am – 12 pm in South Holland

Saturday, 4/7/18: Beaubien Woods • 10 am – 1 pm in Chicago

Sunday, 4/8/18: Wampum Lake Woods • 9 am – 12 pm in Lansing

Saturday, 4/28/18: Kickapoo Woods • 10 am – 12 pm in Riverdale

 

Training

 

Thursday, 4/12/18: First Aid/CPR • 8 am – 2 pm in Western Springs

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