Opportunity Details

McCormick Woods - Stewardship Volunteer Days

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Description

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The McCormick Woods volunteers are working to restore a savanna lush with wildflowers. Enjoy a few quality hours outside and learn to identify and remove invasive species that threaten biodiversity in the preserves.

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Schedule

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23 Mar 2019

Restoration workday

Meeting Place: Main lot; 31st St. and 1st Ave

Contact: Bill Marszalec

Phone: 630-561-2209

Available Positions:  11

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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27 Apr 2019

Restoration workday

Meeting Place: Main lot; 31st St. and 1st Ave

Contact: Bill Marszalec

Phone: 630-561-2209

Available Positions:  9

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


25 May 2019

Restoration workday

Meeting Place: Main lot; 31st St. and 1st Ave

Contact: Bill Marszalec

Phone: 630-561-2209

Available Positions:  25

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


Location
McCormick Woods
North Riverside IL, 60546


Contact Info

Contact person for opportunity


Elizabeth Cozzi
elizabeth.cozzi@abbott.com
(773) 205-5169

Secondary contact


Bill Marszalec
billmarszalec@gmail.com
708-442-0580
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Requirements

* Participants should be able to be outdoors for 2-3 hours and walk on uneven terrain
*All tools and onsite training will be provided
*Please arrive a few minutes before the workday begins
*Dress to be outdoors and to get dirty. Layers, long pants and long socks are recommended
*Wear non-synthetic clothes, like cotton or wool. Weather permitting, there will be a brush pile fire and hot embers can make holes in clothes
*Sturdy, closed-toe shoes are required
*Remember your sun protection, a hat or bandana and sunglasses are recommended
*Bring a water bottle and a snack to have during break time




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