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June 2018 Volunteer & Training Opportunities

Looking for a new and meaningful way to spend time outdoors this summer? Join a volunteer workday in the Forest Preserves of Cook County! 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

 

Sunday, 6/10/18: Poplar Creek-Carl Hansen Woods • 9 am – 12 pm in Hoffman Estates

Saturday, 6/16/18: Deer Grove West • 9 am – 12 pm in Palatine

Saturday, 6/16/18: Bluff Spring Fen • 9 am – 12 pm in Elgin

 

North

 

Saturday, 6/9/18: Indian Road Woods • 9 am – 12 pm in Chicago

Sunday, 6/10/18: Turnbull Woods • 8:30 – 10:30 am in Glencoe

Saturday, 6/16/18: Somme Prairie Grove • 9 am – 12 pm in Northbrook

Sunday, 6/24/18: Schiller Woods • 9 am – 12 pm in Chicago

 

Central

 

Saturday, 6/9/18: Thatcher Woods • 9 am – 12 pm in River Forest

Sunday, 6/10/18: Forest Glen Woods • 9 am – 2 pm in Chicago

Tuesday, 6/12/18: Sundown Meadow • 9 am – 12 pm in Hodgkins

Sunday, 6/24/18: Brookfield Prairie & Woods • 9 am – 12 pm in Brookfield

 

Southwest

 

Saturday, 6/9/18: Cranberry Slough Nature Preserve • 9 am – 12 pm in Willow Springs

Saturday, 6/16/18: Cap Sauers Moraines • 9 am – 12 pm in Lemont

Saturday, 6/23/18: Orland Grassland • 9 am – 12 pm in Orland Park

Sunday, 6/24/18: Swallow Cliff Woods • 9 am – 12 pm in Palos Park

Saturday, 6/30/18: McMahon Woods and Fen • 9 am – 12 pm in Willow Springs

 

South

 

Saturday, 6/9/18: Eggers Woods • 10 am – 1 pm in Chicago

Sunday, 6/10/18: Wampum Lake Woods • 9 am – 12 pm in Thornton

Saturday, 6/16/18: Powderhorn Prairie • 9 am – 12 pm in Burnham

Saturday, 6/23/18: Kickapoo Woods • 10 am – 12 pm in Riverdale

 

Training

 

Tuesday, 6/19/18: First Aid/CPR • 8 am – 2 pm in Western Springs

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