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Volunteer Morning: Hadley Valley – Gougar Road Access

Event information

Date: Sunday, August 18, 2024

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Age: Ages 10 and older.

Contact: 815-722-7364

Location: Hadley Valley – Gougar Road Access

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A group of people clearing brush from along a trail. Photo by Anthony Schalk

Event details

Get some fresh air and exercise while helping to make a difference in your community by attending one or more of the Forest Preserve’s volunteer mornings. Activities will include brush control.

Event requirements

Space is limited, and registration is required. To get started, complete a waiver online. For information, contact Emily Kenny at 815-722-7364 or [email protected].

Please wear clothes appropriate for the weather, getting dirty and being near a fire. Bringing water and snacks is recommended. The ground will be uneven and covered with vegetation, so please wear sturdy footwear.

Work will take place on uneven terrain that is primarily natural surface. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this workday should mention their request when registering, or submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the volunteer session.