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Kloempken Prairie Stewardship Volunteer Days

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Description

Kloempken Prairie contains a wide variety of remnant natural areas, including prairie, sedge meadow, savanna, swamp white oak flatwoods, upland oak-hickory woodlands, and oak-maple forests, all in about a 120 acre area. Join Kloempken Prairie restoration volunteers as we remove buckthorn and other invasive species, such as garlic mustard.

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Schedule

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15 Sep 2019

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Oakton Community College Parking Lot C

Location Description:  We park in a parking lot on the Oakton Community College Campus in Des Plaines. Turn north from Golf Road at the traffic light on to College Drive, just east of the Des Plaines River between Des Plaines River Road and East River Road. Turn right at the first stop sign, in front of the main buildings. Then turn right at another stop sign into Parking Lot C, which is surrounded by woods. We meet at the east side of the lot, past the Maintenance building

Contact: Bob Hostettler

Phone: 847-863-7093

Available Positions:  12

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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22 Sep 2019

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Oakton Community College Parking Lot C

Location Description:  We park in a parking lot on the Oakton Community College Campus in Des Plaines. Turn north from Golf Road at the traffic light on to College Drive, just east of the Des Plaines River between Des Plaines River Road and East River Road. Turn right at the first stop sign, in front of the main buildings. Then turn right at another stop sign into Parking Lot C, which is surrounded by woods. We meet at the east side of the lot, past the Maintenance building

Contact: Bob Hostettler

Phone: 847-863-7093

Available Positions:  12

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


13 Oct 2019

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Oakton Community College Parking Lot C

Location Description:  We park in a parking lot on the Oakton Community College Campus in Des Plaines. Turn north from Golf Road at the traffic light on to College Drive, just east of the Des Plaines River between Des Plaines River Road and East River Road. Turn right at the first stop sign, in front of the main buildings. Then turn right at another stop sign into Parking Lot C, which is surrounded by woods. We meet at the east side of the lot, past the Maintenance building

Contact: Bob Hostettler

Phone: 847-863-7093

Available Positions:  12

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


20 Oct 2019

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Oakton Community College Parking Lot C

Location Description:  We park in a parking lot on the Oakton Community College Campus in Des Plaines. Turn north from Golf Road at the traffic light on to College Drive, just east of the Des Plaines River between Des Plaines River Road and East River Road. Turn right at the first stop sign, in front of the main buildings. Then turn right at another stop sign into Parking Lot C, which is surrounded by woods. We meet at the east side of the lot, past the Maintenance building

Contact: Bob Hostettler

Phone: 847-863-7093

Available Positions:  12

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


Location
Oakton Community College 1600 E. Golf Road
Des Plaines IL, 60016


Contact Info

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Volunteer Steward
Bob Hostettler
prairiebob@msn.com



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Requirements

Dress for the weather.

Wear long pants and sturdy shoes or boots.

It's recommended to bring sunscreen, insect repellant, and a hat during Spring and Summer.

It is not necessary to pre-register, but if you plan to bring a group of 5 or more, please let the steward know ahead of time.

Meet at Oakton Community College Parking Lot C




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