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Bob Mann Woods - Shedd Aquarium Great Lakes Action Days

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Description

Shedd's Great Lakes Action Days are about making a direct and positive difference for local wildlife. Cutting brush, pulling weeds, or collecting seeds, depending on season and weather. All ages and experience levels are welcomed, --including no experience--.


Schedule

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17 Oct 2019

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Salt Creek bike path; Brainard and Jackson

Location Description:  Shedd's Great Lakes Action Days are about making a direct and positive difference for local wildlife. Cutting brush, pulling weeds, or collecting seeds, depending on season and weather. All ages and experience levels are welcomed, --including no experience--.

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Contact: Edward Warden

Phone: 773-322-8525

Available Positions:  15

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


9 Nov 2019

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: LaGrange Park Woods parking lot

Location Description:  Shedd's Great Lakes Action Days are about making a direct and positive difference for local wildlife. Cutting brush, pulling weeds, or collecting seeds, depending on season and weather. All ages and experience levels are welcomed, --including no experience--.

Follow Shedd Aquarium on Facebook!

Contact: Edward Warden

Phone: 773-322-8525

Available Positions:  20

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


21 Nov 2019

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Salt Creek bike path; Brainard and Jackson

Location Description:  Shedd's Great Lakes Action Days are about making a direct and positive difference for local wildlife. Cutting brush, pulling weeds, or collecting seeds, depending on season and weather. All ages and experience levels are welcomed, --including no experience--.

Follow Shedd Aquarium on Facebook!

Contact: Edward Warden

Phone: 773-322-8525

Available Positions:  20

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


14 Dec 2019

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: LaGrange Park Woods parking lot

Location Description:  Shedd's Great Lakes Action Days are about making a direct and positive difference for local wildlife. Cutting brush, pulling weeds, or collecting seeds, depending on season and weather. All ages and experience levels are welcomed, --including no experience--.

Follow Shedd Aquarium on Facebook!

Contact: Edward Warden

Phone: 773-322-8525

Available Positions:  20

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


19 Dec 2019

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Salt Creek bike path; Brainard and Jackson

Location Description:  Shedd's Great Lakes Action Days are about making a direct and positive difference for local wildlife. Cutting brush, pulling weeds, or collecting seeds, depending on season and weather. All ages and experience levels are welcomed, --including no experience--.

Follow Shedd Aquarium on Facebook!

Contact: Edward Warden

Phone: 773-322-8525

Available Positions:  20

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


Location
905 N Edgewood
La Grange IL, 60526


Turn south onto Edgewood Ave at the Bob Mann Woods sign off of 31st St., and take Edgewood down to the end where you will find a grassy/gravel parking area to your left. Park here and walk about 0.25 miles further south along the paved trail to arrive at the site, which is just on the off the trail to the left. 


Contact Info

Contact person for opportunity


Secondary contact:
Stewardship Leader GLAD
GreatLakesActionDays@sheddaquarium.org


Website:
http://www.sheddaquarium.org/Learning-Experiences/Teen-Programs/Great-Lakes-Action-Days/


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Requirements

Park on Sunnyside Ave and 31st, La Grange, IL. Walk over to the Bob Mann Sign and meet in the grassy lot at the end of Edgewood Ave, where the Salt Creek Trail is located.

* 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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