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McClaughrey Springs Woods - Stewardship Volunteer Days

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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

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22 Feb 2020

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Meeting at 40 Acre Woods

Contact: Diana Krug

Phone: 312-504-6473

Notes: Folks should wear long pants, sleeves, sox/boots, dress in layers for the weather, in natural fiber work clothes we will have a brush pile with appropriate conditions. If any folks are interested in coming at 8am, please txt me. Chainsaw certified folks welcome. Available Positions:  25

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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15 Mar 2020

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Meeting at Palos Park Woods North

Contact: Diana Krug

Phone: 312-504-6473

Notes: Folks should wear long pants, sleeves, sox/boots, dress in layers for the weather, in natural fiber work clothes we will have a brush pile with appropriate conditions. If any folks are interested in coming at 8am, please txt me. Chainsaw certified folks welcome. Available Positions:  25

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Location
McClaughry Springs
Palos Park IL, 60464


Meet at Palos Parks Woods North parking lot, on the east side of Kean Avenue about a block south of Route 83.


Contact Info

Contact person for opportunity


Secondary contact:
Jan Pietrzak
janaugust@sbcglobal.net
708-439-1767


Website:
www.restorepalos.com


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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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