Opportunity Details

McClaughrey Springs Woods - Stewardship Volunteer Days

Description

Mill Creek runs through the eastern, lowland portion of McClaughrey Springs. To the west are densely wooded ridges and ravines. The preserve is a popular destination for hikers and birders. Restoration activities focus on the removal of invasive species like honeysuckle and buckthorn, and the collection and distribution of seeds of desirable native plants.


Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Frequency:

Sunday: Mornings, Saturday: Mornings
Location
McClaughry Springs
Palos Park IL, 60464


Contact Info

Contact person for opportunity

McClaughrey Springs Steward
Diana Krug
restorepalos@gmail.com


Secondary contact


Jan Pietrzak
janaugust@sbcglobal.net
708-439-1767
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Requirements & Documents
Requirements

* Wear long sleeves, long slacks or jeans, and sturdy shoes.
* Natural fiber clothing (wool or cotton) works best, especially when burning brush piles.
* Multiple layers on cool days allow you to shed a layer as the day warms.
* We provide gloves and the necessary tools, as well as snacks.




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