Opportunity Details

Schiller Woods - Stewardship Volunteer Days

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Description

Schiller Woods contains a pocket of remnant prairie, sedge meadow, and wetland harboring a colorful variety of plants and insects, including some uncommon plant species. Stewards from the Des Plaines River Valley Restoration Project host monthly volunteer workdays here to benefit the plants and animals.


Schedule

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22 Jul 2018

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Grove 8 enter at Irving Park Road

Contact: Cathy Bloome

Phone: 312-218-8130

Available Positions:  13

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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26 Aug 2018

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Grove 8 enter at Irving Park Road

Contact: Cathy Bloome

Phone: 312-218-8130

Available Positions:  15

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


23 Sep 2018

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Grove 8 enter at Irving Park Road

Contact: Cathy Bloome

Phone: 312-218-8130

Available Positions:  15

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


Location
Schiller Woods North
Chicago IL, 60634


Contact Info

Contact person for opportunity

Site Steward
Cathy Bloome
catbloome@gmail.com
(847) 455-4405


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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
*Groups of 5 or more need to contact the Site Steward before signing up




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