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Volunteer Morning: Rock Run Preserve — Black Road Access

Event information

Date: Tuesday, June 27, 2023

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

Age: Ages 10 and older.

Contact: 815-722-7364

Location: Rock Run Preserve — Black Road Access

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A woman picking up cut branches along a trail. Photo by Chris Cheng

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 invasive weed 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.