Opportunity Details

Kickapoo Woods - Centennial Stewardship Volunteer Days

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Description

From milkweed to goldenrod, Kickapoo's native prairie plants need your help. Join an inspiring movement of volunteers gathering to restore this special site along the Little Calumet River. Learn to restore diverse wildlife, trees, wildflowers, and health in our forest preserves and our river systems. Our goal is to grow a community of people who will become caretakers and stewards through on-going education and training.


Schedule

Schedule Slots Available!


25 Aug 2018

Stewardship Workday

Contact: June Webb

Phone: 773-813-5160

Available Positions:  24

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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22 Sep 2018

Stewardship Workday

Contact: June Webb

Phone: 773-813-5160

Available Positions:  25

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


27 Oct 2018

Stewardship Workday

Contact: June Webb

Phone: 773-813-5160

Available Positions:  25

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


Location
14498 S. Halsted
Riverdale IL, 60827


Contact Info

Contact person for opportunity

Site Steward
June Webb
jwebb58920@aol.com


Secondary contact

Field Organizer
Fatimah Al-Nurridi
fatimah@fotfp.org

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Requirements

All the necessary tools and work gloves are provided. All participants should be dressed for a day of outdoor work. Please wear covered shoes (hiking boots or tennis shoes) and long pants. Clothing should be made of natural fibers such as cotton or wool (no synthetic clothing) as workdays often have brushpile burns and stray embers can "burn" clothing. Please wear comfortable clothes that can get dirty and your own drinking water. Depending on the season, a hat, sunscreen, or insect repellant may be good items to bring to a workday. While this site is accessible by public transit, we can also work to arrange carpooling if desired.




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