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LaBagh Woods/Irene Hernandez Volunteer Workday

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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Somme Woods East Volunteer Workday

Join us for this ongoing restoration project at Somme Woods East. We will be removing invasive species, and learning about other restoration activities. Be a part of Centennial Volunteers and help out in our forest preserves. Learn new skills, meet new people, and enjoy the outdoors. 

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Blue Star Memorial Woods Volunteer Workday

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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Monthly Powderhorn Prairie volunteer day

Monthly Powderhorn Prairie volunteer day, 9 am-12 pm, 13817-14451 S. Brainard Ave., Burnham.

Join in a morning of stewardship and fun at Powderhorn. We will use hand tools to remove invasive brush and burn it as we go. Work gloves, tools and snack provided. Please bring your own drinking water. Meet in the Powderhorn parking lot. RSVP: alicebran1972@gmail.com

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NEW SITE! Dolton Prairie volunteer day

NEW SITE! Dolton Prairie volunteer day, 10 am-1 pm, Dolton Rd. and Paxton Ave., Calumet City.

Once owned by the Ashland Chemical and Plastic Corporation, this prairie is now returning to nature. We are looking for a small group of adult individuals to help to control invasive species and encourage native plants and wildlife to return. Tools, supplies, and training provided. RSVP: daniel.spencer@cookcountyil.gov

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Somme Woods East Volunteer Workday

Join us for this ongoing restoration project at Somme Woods East. We will be removing invasive species, and learning about other restoration activities. Be a part of Centennial Volunteers and help out in our forest preserves. Learn new skills, meet new people, and enjoy the outdoors. 

Click here to register!

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NEW PROJECT! Little Calumet floodplain restoration

NEW PROJECT! Little Calumet floodplain restoration, 1-4 pm, 14498 S. Halsted, Riverdale.

This new Sunday series will focus on helping the Little Calumet River. Volunteers will look for river critters, fight erosion, and explore. Meet at the picnic shelter beside the Kickapoo Woods parking lot. RSVP: chris@fotfp.org

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