Opportunity Details

Wolf Road Prairie Nature Preserve - Stewardship Volunteer Days

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Description

Join us at our annual old fashioned prairie fest!
On Saturday, August 24th, 10am-4pm at 11225 Constitution Dr., Westchester.

This free community fest features:
an open house for the newly restored prairie house
historic reenactors
an interactive live raptor program 10:30-12:30 pm
Crafters and artists

Learn about the unique ecology of this rare nature preserve from our local ecologist and how you can help to restore it! Tours are at 11:00 am and 2:30 pm. SIGN UP HERE.

Wolf Road Prairie contains several native communities, including prairie, savanna and wetland and is home to more than 360 native plant species. The numbers of resident and migratory birds, amphibians, insects, butterflies and mammals are too numerous to count. Join the Save the Prairie Society at our stewardship days. Training, tools, and supplies provided.


Schedule

Schedule Slots Available!


24 Aug 2019

Old Fashioned Prairie Festival - a guided tour will be given at 11 am and at 2:30 pm.

Meeting Place: Park on Constitution at Wolf Rd

Contact: Lawrence Godson

Phone: 708-562-3280

Notes: This is a festival and not a regular volunteer event. Available Positions:  11

11:00 am - 3:30 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


7 Sep 2019

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Park on Constitution at Wolf Rd

Contact: Lawrence Godson

Phone: 708-562-3280

Available Positions:  12

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


14 Sep 2019

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Park on Constitution at Wolf Rd

Contact: Lawrence Godson

Phone: 708-562-3280

Available Positions:  12

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


21 Sep 2019

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Park on Constitution at Wolf Rd

Contact: Lawrence Godson

Phone: 708-562-3280

Available Positions:  12

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


28 Sep 2019

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Park on Constitution at Wolf Rd

Contact: Lawrence Godson

Phone: 708-562-3280

Available Positions:  12

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


5 Oct 2019

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Park on Constitution at Wolf Rd

Contact: Alice Brandon

Phone: 708-906-3907

Available Positions:  12

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


Location
11225 Constitution Drive
Westchester IL, 60154


Contact Info

Contact person for opportunity

President, Steward
Lawrence Godson
Lawrencegodson@sbcglobal.net
(708) 562-3280

Secondary contact

Associate Director
Frank Martino
info@savetheprairiesociety.org

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Requirements & Documents
Requirements

Workdays are suitable for ages 14 and up. Children under 18 require signed parentspermission. All volunteers will be required to sign a waiver from the FPCC.

We recommend wearing sturdy shoes, long pants, and long sleeves. We also suggest applying sunscreen (if weather conditions are sunny) and bug repellant spray (we usually have extra if you forget). Wolf Road Prairie trails are considered rough, please dress accordingly or we will ask you to volunteer another day for your safety.

PLEASE CONTACT US BEFORE THE WORKDAY
Please call or email us (using the contact details above) to confirm the scheduled workday, as weather or other conditions or situations may delay or cancel the workday.

IF YOU ARE A GROUP LARGER THAN 12 PLEASE CONTACT US

If you would like to schedule a group volunteer outing, please contact us by phone or email.




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