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Volunteer for A Winter Workday



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Photo by Renee Gauchat

The Forest Preserve District's network of volunteers will be pitching in this winter to improve the preserves.

If you love nature and you want to help the environment, consider joining them by signing up for a resource management workday.

Workdays are scheduled for 8 a.m.-noon unless otherwise noted. A District representative will be at each workday to coordinate the day's activities. Registration is required; contact volunteer supervisor Renee Gauchat at 815.722.7364 or rgauchat@fpdwc.org.

Winter workdays are scheduled for:

Dress for the weather and outdoor work. Wear long pants, closed-toe shoes and work gloves. Work will take place on uneven terrain that is primarily natural surface.

 

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