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April 2019 Volunteer Opportunities

Enjoy spring in the Forest Preserves of Cook County. Consider joining a workday, where volunteers remove invasive brush and often conduct brush pile burns. There are opportunities throughout the county for people of all ages and experience levels.

 

Check out the list below for a nearby workday, or visit fpdcc.com/volunteer to view the calendar of all upcoming volunteer opportunities.

 

Northwest

 

Saturday, 4/6/19: Bluff Spring Fen • 9 am-12 pm in Elgin

Saturday, 4/6/19: Baker’s Lake • 9 am-12 pm in Barrington

Sunday, 4/7/19: Spring Creek-Headwaters • 12-3 pm in Hoffman Estates

Sunday, 4/21/19: Deer Grove East • 1-4 pm in Palatine

 

North

 

Saturday, 4/6/19: Camp Pine • 9 am-12 pm in Glenview

Sunday, 4/7/19: Turnbull Woods Native Wildflower Hike • 9-11 am in Glencoe

Sunday, 4/14/19: Kloempken Prairie • 9 am-12 pm in Des Plaines

Saturday, 4/27/19: Linne Prairie • 9 am-12 pm in Morton Grove

 

Central

 

Saturday, 4/6/19: Arie Crown Forest • 9 am-1 pm in Hodgkins

Saturday, 4/20/19: Latinx Dia de Voluntario @ Possum Hollow • 10 am-12:30 pm in La Grange

Tuesday, 4/23/19: Sundown Meadow • 9 am-12 pm in Hodgkins

Sunday, 4/28/19: Brookfield Prairie & Woods • 9 am-12 pm in Brookfield

 

Southwest

 

Saturday, 4/13/19: Paddock Woods • 9 am-12 pm in Palos Park

Saturday, 4/20/19: Bartel Grassland • 8 am-12 pm in Tinley Park

Saturday, 4/27/19: Orland Grassland • 9 am-12 pm in Orland Park

Sunday, 4/28/19: Swallow Cliff Woods • 9 am-12 pm in Palos Park

 

South

 

Saturday, 4/6/19: Beaubien Woods • 10 am-1 pm in Chicago

Saturday, 4/13/19: Dan Ryan Woods • 10 am-1 pm in Chicago

Sunday, 4/14/19: Wampum Lake Woods • 9 am-12 pm in Thornton

Saturday, 4/20/19: Dolton Prairie • 9 am-12 pm in Calumet City

 

Photo by Kris DaPra.

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