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June 2019 Volunteer Opportunities

Summer is quickly approaching. Enjoy warmer weather by heading out to the Forest Preserves of Cook County to participate in a volunteer restoration workday. Volunteering is fun and meaningful, and there are opportunities 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, 6/9/19: Poplar Creek-Carl Hansen Woods • 9 am-12 pm Hoffman Estates

Sunday, 6/9/19: Spring Creek-Penny Road Pond • 9 am-12 pm in Barrington Hills

Saturday, 6/15/19: Deer Grove West • 9 am-12 pm in Palatine

Saturday, 6/22/19: Deer Grove East • 9 am-12 pm in Palatine

 

North

 

Saturday, 6/8/19: Watersmeet Prairie Grove • 9 am-12 pm in Northfield

Sunday, 6/9/19: Turnbull Woods Seed Collection Day • 9:30-11:30 am in Glencoe

Sunday, 6/9/19: Bunker Hill North Flatwoods • 10 am-1 pm in Niles

Sunday, 6/23/19: Schiller Woods • 9 am-12 pm in Chicago

 

Central

 

Thursday, 6/13/19: Bob Mann Woods • 10 am-1 pm in La Grange

Saturday, 6/15/19: Latinx Dias de Voluntario @ Possum Hollow • 10 am-12:30 pm in La Grange

Sunday, 6/23/19: Brookfield Prairie & Woods • 9 am-12 pm in Brookfield

Friday, 6/28/19: Theodore Stone Forest Preserves • 9 am-12 pm in Hodgkins

 

Southwest

 

Saturday, 6/8/19: Orland Grassland • 9 am-12 pm in Orland Park

Saturday, 6/15/19: Cap Sauers Moraines • 9 am-12 pm in Lemont

Saturday, 6/22/19: McMahon Woods & Fen • 9 am-12 pm in Willow Springs

Sunday, 6/23/19: Black Partridge Woods Nature Preserve • 1-4 pm in Lemont

 

South

 

Saturday, 6/8/19: Dan Ryan Woods • 10 am-1 pm in Chicago

Saturday, 6/8/19: Eggers Woods • 10 am-1 pm in Chicago

Saturday, 6/8/19: Powderhorn Prairie • 9 am-12 pm in Burnham

Saturday, 6/22/19: Kickapoo Woods • 10 am-1 pm in Riverdale

 

 

Photo by Kris DaPra.

Visit two of the treasures of the Forest Preserves of Cook County