Opportunity Details

Bluff Spring Fen - Stewardship Volunteer Days

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Description

Bluff Spring Fen is a 100-acre Illinois Nature Preserve. The Fen is a mosaic of upland, wetland, and wooded remnant plant communities and is home to over a dozen threatened and endangered species. Over the past 30 years, dedicated volunteers have transformed this once desolate dumping ground into a world-renowed natural area. The Friends of Bluff Spring Fen continue to restore diversity to the site at twice monthly workdays.


Schedule

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21 Dec 2019

Restoration Workday

Meeting Place: Park in cemetery near info kiosk

Location Description:  Park in cemetery near info kiosk

Contact: Doug Taron

Phone: 224-558-5765

Available Positions:  25

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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4 Jan 2020

Restoration Workday

Meeting Place: Park in cemetery near info kiosk

Location Description:  Park in cemetery near info kiosk

Contact: Doug Taron

Phone: 224-558-5765

Available Positions:  25

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


18 Jan 2020

Restoration Workday

Meeting Place: Park in cemetery near info kiosk

Location Description:  Park in cemetery near info kiosk

Contact: Doug Taron

Phone: 224-558-5765

Available Positions:  25

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


1 Feb 2020

Restoration Workday

Meeting Place: Park in cemetery near info kiosk

Location Description:  Park in cemetery near info kiosk

Contact: Doug Taron

Phone: 224-558-5765

Available Positions:  25

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


15 Feb 2020

Restoration Workday

Meeting Place: Park in cemetery near info kiosk

Location Description:  Park in cemetery near info kiosk

Contact: Doug Taron

Phone: 224-558-5765

Available Positions:  25

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


Location
Bluff Spring Fen
Elgin IL, 60120



Contact Info

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Secondary contact:
Leon Halloran
bluffspringfen@gmail.com


Website:
http://friendsofbluffspringfen.com/home/


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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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