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September 2018 Volunteer & Training Opportunities

Enjoy the final days of summer while giving back to nature. 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, 9/8/18: Deer Grove East • 9 am – 12 pm in Palatine

Tuesday, 9/11/18: Bluff Spring Fen • 10 am – 12 pm in Elgin

Saturday, 9/22/18: Busse Woods South • 9 am – 12 pm in Elk Grove Village

 

North

 

Friday, 9/7/18: Somme Woods South • 10 am – 1 pm in Northbrook

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

Saturday, 9/22/18: Linne Prairie • 9 am – 12 pm in Morton Grove

Sunday, 9/23/18: Wayside Woods Prairie • 9 am – 12 pm in Morton Grove

 

Central

 

Friday, 9/7/18: Book Organization Day • 7:30 – 10:30 am in Maywood

Tuesday, 9/18/18: Litter Obliterators Group/Family Project • 10 am – 1 pm in River Forest

Sunday, 9/16/18: Possum Hollow Das de Voluntario • 10 am – 12:30 pm in La Grange

 

Southwest

 

Saturday, 9/8/18: Yankee Woods • 8 – 11 am in Midlothian

Sunday, 9/9/18: Hidden Pond Woods • 9 am – 12 pm in Hickory Hills

Saturday, 9/15/18: Bartel Grassland • 8 am – 12 pm in Tinley Park

Sunday, 9/16/18: Black Partridge Woods • 1 – 4 pm in Lemont

 

South

 

Thursday, 9/13/18: Sand Ridge Nature Center • 10 am – 1 pm in South Holland

Saturday, 9/15/18: Whistler Woods • 10 am – 1 pm in Riverdale

Saturday, 9/22/18: Kickapoo Woods • 10 am – 1 pm in Riverdale

 

Training

 

Saturday, 9/15/18: First Aid/CPR Training • 8 am – 2 pm in Western Springs

Thursday, 9/27/18: First Aid/CPR Training • 8 am – 2 pm in Western Springs

 

Photo by Kris DaPra.

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