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March 2019 Volunteer Opportunities

Get ready for spring’s arrival 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.

 

Northwest

 

Sunday, 3/10/19: Busse Woods South • 9 am – 12 pm in Elk Grove Village

Saturday, 3/16/19: Deer Grove West • 9 am – 12 pm in Palatine

Sunday, 3/17/19: Poplar Creek-Schaumburg Road Grasslands • 9 am – 12 pm in Streamwood

Saturday, 3/23/19: Deer Grove East • 9 am – 12 pm in Palatine

 

North

 

Saturday, 3/9/19: Skokie Lagoons • 10 am – 1 pm in Winnetka

Sunday, 3/10/19: Wayside Woods Prairie • 9 am – 12 pm in Morton Grove

Saturday, 3/16/19: Forest Glen Woods • 10 am – 1 pm in Chicago

Saturday, 3/23/19: Watersmeet Prairie Grove • 9 am – 12 pm in Northfield

 

Central

 

Saturday, 3/9/19: Bob Mann Woods • 10 am – 1 pm in La Grange

Saturday, 3/16/19: Bemis Woods North • 9 am – 12 pm in Westchester

Friday, 3/22/19: Theodore Stone Forest Preserve • 9 am – 12 pm in Hodgkins

Saturday, 3/30/19: Chicago Portage • 9 am – 12 pm in Lyons

 

Southwest

 

Saturday, 3/9/19: Little Red Schoolhouse • 10 am – 12 pm in Willow Springs

Sunday, 3/10/19: Hidden Pond Woods • 9 am – 12 pm in Hickory Hills

Saturday, 3/16/19: Yankee Woods • 8 am – 11 am in Midlothian

Sunday, 3/31/19: McClaughrey Springs Woods • 9 am – 3 pm in Palos Park

 

South

 

Saturday, 3/9/19: Dan Ryan Woods • 10 am – 1 pm in Chicago

Sunday, 3/10/19: Wampum Lake Woods • 9 am – 12 pm in Thornton

 

 

Photo by Kris DaPra.

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