Perkins Woods

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Perkins Woods

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Perkins Woods is the only forest preserve in Evanston. It is a small 7.5 acre native woodland adjacent to Lincolnwood School. It is a popular birding spot and is distinctive for the beauty of its spring wildflowers. Invasive species removal of buckthorn, honeysuckle and garlic mustard, and cleanup, are major workday activities.