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Kickapoo Woods - Centennial Volunteers

From milkweed to goldenrod, Kickapoo's native prairie plants need your help. Join an inspiring movement of volunteers gathering to restore this special site along the Little Calumet River. Learn to restore diverse wildlife, trees, wildflowers, and health in our forest preserves and our river systems. 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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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.

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Boats and Brews Trip

Friends of the Chicago River
invites YOU to come celebrate the river with us!

Boats and Brews Trip

Friday, June 29, 2018
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m

WMS Clark Park Boathouse and Metropolitan Brewing
$45

 

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North Branch Wilderness Summer Paddle

Do you like the woods? Do you canoe? Do you not yet but would like to try? 

Join us for an adventure on the North Branch of the Chicago River!

July 7, 2018 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Linne Woods

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Forest Glen Woods - Centennial Volunteer Stewardship Workdays

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. 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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Forest Glen Woods - Centennial Volunteer Stewardship Workdays

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. 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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Kickapoo Woods - Centennial Volunteers

From milkweed to goldenrod, Kickapoo's native prairie plants need your help. Join an inspiring movement of volunteers gathering to restore this special site along the Little Calumet River. Learn to restore diverse wildlife, trees, wildflowers, and health in our forest preserves and our river systems. 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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Beaubien Woods - Centennial Volunteers

Join us to help restore this unique prairie and woodland ecosystem back to health! Trained leaders show you how to identify plants that don't belong and demonstrate how to safely use hand tools to remove them. Depending on the season, workdays may also include native seed collection for dispersal in areas cleared of invasive species, hand pulling invasive grasses and flowers, as well as nature walks to enjoy the preserve.

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Forest Glen Woods - Centennial Volunteer Stewardship Workdays

An important corridor for migratory birds, Forest Glen is part of the Lower North Branch Preserves. This unique woodland, savanna, and floodplain ecosystem needs help from our volunteer community to remove invasive plants, collect and distribute native seeds, and reduce erosion issues.

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