Bunker Hill North Flatwoods - Centennial Stewardship Day

Tags: Volunteers and Centennial Volunteers

Help restore the Chicago River system by joining the Centennial Volunteers.

Volunteers will learn about our forest preserves, enjoy natural areas close to home and make a tangible difference to our environment. Volunteers will be trained by experts in restoration and resource management and be involved in regular volunteer days on the weekends throughout the year. Together we will restore this oak woodland to its former beauty!

This 76-acre site is at 6639 W. Harts Rd. in Niles.

We provide gloves and the necessary tools, please bring your own water.  new to restoration and will depend on the community of volunteers to remove invasive species, spread native seed, and much more. Large pin oaks are a unique feature of this preserve, which is also home to some beautiful spring ephemerals. Wear long sleeves, long slacks or jeans, and sturdy shoes Natural fiber clothing (wool or cotton) works best, especially when burning brush piles. Multiple layers on cool days allow you to shed a layer as the day warms.

Meeting Place: 6639 W Harts Rd. Entrance signs says Bunker Hill. Follow yellow volunteer signs to meeting place.

Location Description: 

Meet in the parking lot off of W Harts Road.

Contact: John Balaban

Phone: (312) 351-1254