Give nature a helping hand by signing up for 2017 volunteer workdays hosted by the Forest Preserve District of Will County.
Workdays are scheduled for 8 a.m.-noon on: Saturday, March 25:
Hickory Creek Preserve – LaPorte Road Access, Mokena.Sunday, March 26:
Lockport Prairie Nature Preserve, Lockport.Saturday, April 15:
Isle a la Cache, Romeoville.Saturday, April 29:
Whalon Lake, Naperville/Bolingbrook.Sunday, April 30:
Messenger Woods Nature Preserve, Homer Glen.Sunday, May 7:
Theodore Marsh, Crest Hill.Saturday, May 13:
Hickory Creek Preserve – Hickory Creek Junction, New Lenox.Saturday, May 20:
Romeoville Prairie Nature Preserve, Romeoville. Meet at Isle a la Cache Museum.Sunday, May 21:
Lockport Prairie Nature Preserve, Lockport.Saturday, June 10:
Sugar Creek Preserve, Joliet.Sunday, June 11:
Hickory Creek Barrens Nature Preserve – Brightway Lane, New Lenox.
An RSVP is required for all individuals and groups participating in the workdays. Call Renee Gauchat at 815.722.7364 or e-mail email@example.com.
Dress for outdoor work (long pants, closed-toe shoes and work gloves) and for the weather. Work will take place on uneven terrain that is primarily natural surface.
More information about volunteer opportunities is available on the District's volunteer page
.Photo by Barb Ferry