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Volunteer Morning: Hickory Creek — LaPorte Road Access

Event information

Date: Saturday, September 28, 2024

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Age: All ages. Those participating in brush control must be 10 or older.

Contact: 815-722-7364

Location: Hickory Creek Preserve – LaPorte Road Access

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A person walking through vegetation while carrying loppers. Photo by Anthony Schalk

Event details

In honor of National Public Lands Day, get some fresh air and exercise while helping to make a difference in your community. Activities will include brush control and litter pickup/woodland cleanup. 

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. The ground will be uneven and covered with vegetation. Long pants, sturdy shoes and socks covering the ankles are recommended. Bringing water and snacks is recommended. 

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.