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Centennial Volunteers: Whistler Woods

Join us for the monthly Whistler Woods workday. We will continue restoring the area by cutting and burning brush that block accesss to the Little Calumet River and threatens Whistler's ancient oaks.

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Centennial Volunteers: LaBagh Woods/Irene Hernandez

Join us for this ongoing restoration project at LaBagh/Hernandez Forest Preserve. We will be cutting and burning brush. Be a part of Centennial Volunteers and help out as we continue to remove invasive buckthorn from this woodland community. Learn new skills, meet new people, and enjoy the outdoors.

Click here to sign up!

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Centennial Volunteers: Blue Star Memorial Woods

Be a part of river and forest revitalization by joining an inspiring movement of volunteers gathering to restore this special site along the Chicago River. Learn what it takes to restore diverse wildlife, trees, wildflowers, and health in our forest preserves and our river system. Our goal is to grow a community of people who will become caretakers and stewards through on-going education and training.

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Centennial Volunteers: LaBagh Woods/Irene Hernandez

Join us for this ongoing restoration project at LaBagh/Hernandez Forest Preserve. We will be cutting and burning brush. Be a part of Centennial Volunteers and help out as we continue to remove invasive buckthorn from this woodland community. Learn new skills, meet new people, and enjoy the outdoors.

Click here to sign up!

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Speaker Series: How to Help Monarchs

The monarch butterfly is the Illinois state insect, but the species’ survival now hangs in the balance. Beverly resident and “monarch midwife” Pat Haynes explains what’s happening and how volunteers can make all the difference for monarchs. 

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Centennial Volunteers: Whistler Woods

Join us for the monthly Whistler Woods workday. We will continue restoring the area by cutting and burning brush that block accesss to the Little Calumet River and threatens Whistler's ancient oaks.

Click here to sign up!

View Event »
Labagh_workparty

Centennial Volunteers: LaBagh Woods/Irene Hernandez

Join us for this ongoing restoration project at LaBagh/Hernandez Forest Preserve. We will be cutting and burning brush. Be a part of Centennial Volunteers and help out as we continue to remove invasive buckthorn from this woodland community. Learn new skills, meet new people, and enjoy the outdoors.

Click here to sign up!

View Event »
Labagh_workparty

Centennial Volunteers: LaBagh Woods/Irene Hernandez

Join us for this ongoing restoration project at LaBagh/Hernandez Forest Preserve. We will be cutting and burning brush. Be a part of Centennial Volunteers and help out as we continue to remove invasive buckthorn from this woodland community. Learn new skills, meet new people, and enjoy the outdoors.

Click here to sign up!

View Event »
Whistler_group_around_fire_weblarge

Centennial Volunteers: Whistler Woods

Join us for the monthly Whistler Woods workday. We will continue restoring the area by cutting and burning brush that block accesss to the Little Calumet River and threatens Whistler's ancient oaks.

Click here to sign up!

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Amphibians and Global Climate Change

The Calumet region is home to stunning amphibians like the leopard frog and tiger salamander. Biology professor Joseph Milanovich explains what we stand to lose as weather patterns shift.

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Labagh_workparty

Centennial Volunteers: LaBagh Woods/Irene Hernandez

Join us for this ongoing restoration project at LaBagh/Hernandez Forest Preserve. We will be cutting and burning brush. Be a part of Centennial Volunteers and help out as we continue to remove invasive buckthorn from this woodland community. Learn new skills, meet new people, and enjoy the outdoors.

Click here to sign up!

View Event »
Labagh_workparty

Centennial Volunteers: LaBagh Woods/Irene Hernandez

Join us for this ongoing restoration project at LaBagh/Hernandez Forest Preserve. We will be cutting and burning brush. Be a part of Centennial Volunteers and help out as we continue to remove invasive buckthorn from this woodland community. Learn new skills, meet new people, and enjoy the outdoors.

Click here to sign up!

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Reading the Calumet Landscape

Ever wonder about how a backyard gully or hill or wet area was formed? In this program, naturalist John Elliott surveys clues to our history still to be found on our greatly altered modern landscape.

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23rd Annual Chicago River Day

Mark your calendars for Friends’ 23rd annual Chicago River Day on May 9th 2015.  From litter pickup to restoration to habitat creation, Chicago River Day is about helping the river in more ways than one! 

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Kickapoo

Centennial Volunteers: Whistler Woods

Join us for the monthly Whistler Woods workday. We will continue restoring the area by cutting and burning brush that block accesss to the Little Calumet River and threatens Whistler's ancient oaks.

Click here to sign up!

View Event »