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May 2019 Volunteer Opportunities

Enjoy warmer spring 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

 

Saturday, 5/4/19: Baker’s Lake • 9 am-12 pm in Barrington

Sunday, 5/11/19: Deer Grove East • 9 am-1 pm in Palatine

Saturday, 5/18/19: Bluff Spring Fen • 9 am-12 pm in Elgin

Saturday, 5/18/19: Spring Creek-Barrington Greenway Initiative • 9 am-12 pm in Barrington

 

North

 

Saturday, 5/4/19: Perkins Woods • 9 am-12 pm in Evanston

Sunday, 5/12/19: Somme Prairie Nature Preserve • 9 am-12 pm in Northbrook

Sunday, 5/19/19: Oxbow Prairie • 9 am-12 pm in Chicago

Sunday, 5/26/19: Wayside Woods Prairie • 9 am-12 pm in Morton Grove

 

Central

 

Sunday, 5/5/19: Trailside Museum of Natural History-Spring Fest Event • 10:30 am-3 pm in River Forest

Saturday, 5/11/19: Thatcher Woods • 9 am-12 pm in River Forest

Saturday, 5/18/19: Bemis Woods North • 9 am-12 pm in Westchester

Saturday, 5/25/19: Chicago Portage • 9 am-12 pm in Lyons

 

Southwest

 

Sunday, 5/5/19: McClaughrey Springs Woods • 9 am-12 pm in Palos Park

Saturday, 5/11/19: Sagawau World Migratory Bird Day Litter Cleanup • 9 am-12 pm in Lemont

Saturday, 5/11/19: Little Red Schoolhouse • 10 am-12 pm in Western Springs

Sunday, 5/12/19: Hidden Pond Woods • 9 am-12 pm in Hickory Hills

 

South

 

Saturday, 5/4/19: Beaubien Woods • 10 am-1 pm in Chicago

Tuesday, 5/7/19: Sand Ridge Nature Center • 9 am-12 pm in South Holland

Saturday, 5/11/19: Powderhorn Prairie • 9 am-12 pm in Burnham

Saturday, 5/11/19: Eggers Woods • 10 am-1 pm in Chicago

 

 

Photo by Kris DaPra.

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