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February 2019 Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for a way to get out of the house and enjoy some fresh air? 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, 2/9/19: Deer Grove East • 9 am – 12 pm in Palatine

Sunday, 2/10/19: Busse Woods South • 9 am – 12 pm in Elk Grove Village

Saturday, 2/16/19: Bluff Spring Fen • 9 am – 12 pm in Elgin

Saturday, 2/17/19: Poplar Creek-Schaumburg Road Grasslands • 9 am – 12 pm in Streamwood

 

North

 

Saturday, 2/9/19: Linne Woods • 9 am – 12 pm in Morton Grove

Sunday, 2/10/19: Indian Road Woods • 9 am – 12 pm in Chicago

Monday, 2/18/19: Somme Prairie Grove • 10 am – 1 pm in Northbrook

Sunday, 2/24/19: Miami Woods • 9 am – 12 pm in Morton Grove

 

Central

 

Friday, 2/8/18: Theodore Stone • 9 am – 12 pm in Hodgkins

Tuesday, 2/12/19: Sundown Meadow • 9 am – 12 pm in Hodgkins

Saturday, 2/16/19: Possum Hollow • 10 am – 12:30 pm in La Grange

Sunday, 2/24/19: Brookfield Prairie & Woods • 9 am – 12 pm in Brookfield

 

Southwest

 

Saturday, 2/9/19: Willow Springs Woods • 9 am – 12 pm in Willow Springs

Sunday, 2/10/19: Cap Sauers Holding Nature Preserve • 1 – 4 pm in Palos Park

Sunday, 2/17/19: Black Partridge Woods Nature Preserve • 1 – 4 pm in Lemont

Sunday, 2/24/19: McClaughrey Springs Woods • 9 am – 12 pm in Palos Park

 

South

 

Saturday, 2/9/19: Dan Ryan Woods • 10 am – 1 pm in Chicago

Saturday, 2/16/19: Whistler Woods • 10 am – 1 pm in Riverdale

Saturday, 2/16/19: Dolton Prairie • 9 am – 12 pm in Calumet City

Saturday, 2/23/19: Kickapoo Woods • 10 am – 1 pm in Riverdale

 

 

Photo by Deer Grove Volunteers.

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