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Bunker Hill North Flatwoods - Centennial Stewardship Volunteer Days

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Description

Join the North Branch Restoration Project with the Centennial Volunteers to restore this oak woodland to its former beauty! This 76-acre site is new to restoration and will depend on the community of volunteers to remove invasive species, spread native seed, and much more. Large pin oaks are a unique feature of this preserve, which is also home to some beautiful spring ephemerals.


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Schedule

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3 Oct 2021

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Park in the north end of the parking lot by Harts Rd.

Contact: John Balaban

Phone: 847-679-4289

Available Positions:  24

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


24 Oct 2021

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Park in the north end of the parking lot by Harts Rd.

Contact: John Balaban

Phone: 847-679-4289

Available Positions:  30

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


13 Nov 2021

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Park in the north end of the parking lot by Harts Rd.

Contact: John Balaban

Phone: 847-679-4289

Available Positions:  33

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


Location
6639 W. Harts Road
Niles IL, 60714


Meet in the parking lot off of W Harts Road.


Contact Info

Contact person for opportunity


Secondary contact:
Mike Andrews
mike61950@aol.com


Website:
www.northbranchrestoration.org


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Requirements

If you are a GROUP of 10 or more, please contact the steward before signing your group up for a workday. It helps ensure workdays that are safe and enjoyable for all. Thanks!

All individuals should consider their level of risk for the COVID-19 virus prior to engaging in any volunteer service.

Review the Forest Preserve''s COVID-19 page each day before volunteering for important updates and safety precautions.

DO NOT attempt to volunteer if in the last 14 days you:
1. have any of the symptoms related to COVID-19 as identified by the Centers for Disease Control
2. have traveled to any foreign country or states with a high incidence of COVID-19 infections

Staff and volunteer leaders will implement protocols to ensure physical distancing, glove and mask usage, and tool sanitizing.

Wear all essential personal protection equipment (PPE) including a face mask.
Always keep a minimum distance of six feet from other volunteers.
Plan accordingly, as many public restrooms are closed.
Bring your own gloves, snack, water bottle, sunscreen, bug spray, and hand sanitizer.

* 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




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