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Bemis Woods South - Stewardship Volunteer Days

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Description

Come and explore the natural communities of Bemis South, which include remnant oak woodlands on a terrace above the floodplain forest lining Salt Creek. Help dedicated volunteers cut brush, pull weeds or collect seeds depending on season and weather. All levels of experience welcome.


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Schedule

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4 Jan 2020

Restoration Workday

Meeting Place: Parking lot

Location Description:  On Ogden Avenue between Wolf Rd. and I-294. Enter on north side of Ogden; bear left at entrance and follow driveway all the way to the farthest west parking lot; look for "Volunteers" signs.

Contact: Dave Lloyd

Phone: (708) 937-1264

Available Positions:  25

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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1 Feb 2020

Restoration Workday

Meeting Place: Parking lot

Location Description:  On Ogden Avenue between Wolf Rd. and I-294. Enter on north side of Ogden; bear left at entrance and follow driveway all the way to the farthest west parking lot; look for "Volunteers" signs.

Contact: Dave Lloyd

Phone: (708) 937-1264

Available Positions:  25

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


Location
Bemis Woods South
Proviso IL, 60558


On Ogden Avenue between Wolf Rd. and I-294. Enter on north side of Ogden; bear left at entrance and follow driveway all the way to the farthest west parking lot; look for "Volunteers" signs.


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Website:
www.restoringnature.org


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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




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