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Chicago Portage Stewardship Volunteer Days

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The Friends of the Chicago Portage have been working year round since 2002 to return native plant communities to the Portage area as well as keeping the trails clean and clear. Join our group of volunteers working to restore native habitat by removing invasive brush, collecting seeds and pulling weeds.

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28 Dec 2019

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Chicago Portage monument lot

Contact: Richard Heurich

Phone: 773-531-0011

Available Positions:  24

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Chicago Portage National Historic Site
Lyons IL, 60534

West side of Harlem Ave. South of 47th Street, North of I-55

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Participants should be able to be outdoors for 2-3 hours and walk on uneven terrain.
All tools and onsite training will be provided.
Dress to be outdoors and to get dirty.Long pants, long sleeved shirt and sturdy, closed toe shoes are recommended.
Wear non-synthetic clothes, like cotton or wool. Weather permitting, there will be a brushpile fire and hot embers can make holes in clothes.
Remember your sun protection. A hat or bandana and sunglasses are recommended.

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