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Get out of the house, meet your neighbors and volunteer in the Forest Preserves of Cook County. We''re looking for people just like you to help!

Most stewardship activities will center on removing invasive plants like honeysuckle and buckthorn using loppers and hand saws

This project funded in part by a generous contribution of the Forest Preserve Foundation and REI.


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Bull Frog Lake
Willow Springs IL, 60480

Description of location
Meeting locations depends on where we will be working at, Please verify location my checking http://cambr.org/workdays 4/19 workday, we will be meeting at bottom of dynamite road at 9am http://goo.gl/maps/mq9f7

Contact Info

Contact person

Secondary contact:
Jerry Stoeckigt


Requirements & Documents

Be prepared for the conditions and a good hike. In cooler weather, dress in multiple thin layers to better regulate your temperature. When it is dry, we usually do a group ride after the trail work is done (and sometimes one before as well). So bring your bike gear. We supply you with all hand tools needed. Remember to not over-exert yourself in extreme heat, use tools safely, and only use tools you are comfortable with. One thing to be careful of is poison ivy, though simple precautions will protect you most of the time.

The important stuff:
Insect repellant
Leather work gloves
Hard-soled boots
Long pants (Protection from ticks)
Hat (Protection from branch tips and thorns)
Protective eyewear (Protection from branch tips and thorns)
Hydration pack (water bottles get lost)
Hooded raincoat (if the forecast dictates)

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