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November 2018 Volunteer & Training Opportunities

Experience nature’s transition from fall to winter. Consider joining 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

 

Saturday, 11/10/18: Deer Grove East • 9 am – 12 pm in Palatine

Friday, 11/16/18: Spring Creek-Penny Road Pond • 9 am – 3:30 pm in Barrington Hills

Saturday, 11/24/18: Busse Woods South • 9 am – 12 pm in Elk Grove Village

Sunday, 11/25/18: Poplar Creek-Carl Hansen Woods • 9 am – 12 pm in Hoffman Estates

 

North

 

Saturday, 11/10/18: Linne Woods • 9 am – 12 pm in Morton Grove

Sunday, 11/11/18: Robinson Woods • 9 am – 12 pm in Schiller Park

Sunday, 11/18/18: Somme Prairie Grove • 9 am – 12 pm in Northbrook

Sunday, 11/25/18: Schiller Woods • 9 am – 12 pm in Chicago

 

Central

 

Sunday, 11/11/18: Clayton Smith Woods • 10 am – 1 pm in Niles

Saturday, 11/17/18: Bemis Woods North • 9 am – 12 pm in Westchester

Saturday, 11/24/18: McCormick Woods • 9 am – 12 pm in North Riverside

Saturday, 11/24/18: Chicago Portage • 9 am – 12 pm in Lyons

 

Southwest

 

Tuesday, 11/6/18: Bartel Grassland • 4:30 – 6:30 pm in Tinley Park

Saturday, 11/10/18: Little Red Schoolhouse • 10 am – 12 pm in Willow Springs

Saturday, 11/24/18: Pioneer Woods • 9 am – 12 pm in Willow Springs

 

South

 

 

Saturday, 11/10/18: Dan Ryan Woods • 10 am – 1 pm in Chicago

Sunday, 11/11/18: Wampum Lake Woods • 9 am – 12 pm in Thornton

Saturday, 11/17/18: Dolton Prairie • 9 am – 12 pm in Calumet City

Saturday, 11/17/18: Whistler Woods • 10 am – 1 pm in Riverdale

 

Training

 

Saturday, 11/8/18: First Aid/CPR Training • 8 am – 2 pm in Western Springs

 

 

Photo by Kris DaPra.

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