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Sundown Meadow- Stewardship Volunteer Days

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Description

Sundown Meadow contains a variety of ecosystems including prairie and woodland. There are many opportunities to be part of the restoration process, where volunteers are pushing back invasive species such as buckthorn and garlic mustard to bring back nearly lost habitats.


Schedule

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22 Sep 2020

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Parking lot

Contact: Dennis Kankowske

Phone: 708-268-5114

Available Positions:  21

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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29 Sep 2020

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Parking lot

Contact: Dennis Kankowske

Phone: 708-268-5114

Available Positions:  22

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


6 Oct 2020

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Parking lot

Contact: Dennis Kankowske

Phone: 708-268-5114

Available Positions:  23

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


10 Oct 2020

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Parking lot

Contact: Dennis Kankowske

Phone: 708-268-5114

Available Positions:  23

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


13 Oct 2020

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Parking lot

Contact: Dennis Kankowske

Phone: 708-268-5114

Available Positions:  23

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


20 Oct 2020

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Parking lot

Contact: Dennis Kankowske

Phone: 708-268-5114

Available Positions:  24

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


27 Oct 2020

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Parking lot

Contact: Dennis Kankowske

Phone: 708-268-5114

Available Positions:  23

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


3 Nov 2020

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Parking lot

Contact: Dennis Kankowske

Phone: 708-268-5114

Available Positions:  25

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


10 Nov 2020

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Parking lot

Contact: Dennis Kankowske

Phone: 708-268-5114

Available Positions:  25

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


14 Nov 2020

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Parking lot

Contact: Dennis Kankowske

Phone: 708-268-5114

Available Positions:  25

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


17 Nov 2020

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Parking lot

Contact: Dennis Kankowske

Phone: 708-268-5114

Available Positions:  25

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


24 Nov 2020

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Parking lot

Contact: Dennis Kankowske

Phone: 708-268-5114

Available Positions:  25

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


1 Dec 2020

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Parking lot

Contact: Dennis Kankowske

Phone: 708-268-5114

Available Positions:  25

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


8 Dec 2020

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Parking lot

Contact: Dennis Kankowske

Phone: 708-268-5114

Available Positions:  25

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


12 Dec 2020

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Parking lot

Contact: Dennis Kankowske

Phone: 708-268-5114

Available Positions:  25

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


15 Dec 2020

Stewardship Volunteer Days

Meeting Place: Parking lot

Contact: Dennis Kankowske

Phone: 708-268-5114

Available Positions:  25

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


Location
Sundown Meadow South La Grange Road and 67th St
Hodgkins IL, 60525


S LaGrange Rd and 67 St. Driveway is off of LaGrange Rd., between 63rd Street and 67th street (north of I-55), on the west side of the street. Look for "Volunteer" signs to find the specific location of the workday.


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Website:
www.restoringnature.org


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Requirements & Documents
Requirements

All individuals should consider their level of risk for the COVID-19 virus prior to engaging in any volunteer service.

Review the Forest Preserve''s COVID-19 page each day before volunteering for important updates and safety precautions.

DO NOT attempt to volunteer if in the last 14 days you:
1. have any of the symptoms related to COVID-19 as identified by the Centers for Disease Control
2. have traveled to any foreign country or states with a high incidence of COVID-19 infections

Staff and volunteer leaders will implement protocols to ensure physical distancing, glove and mask usage, and tool sanitizing.

Wear all essential personal protection equipment (PPE) including a face mask.
Always keep a minimum distance of six feet from other volunteers.
Plan accordingly, as many public restrooms are closed.
Bring your own gloves, snack, water bottle, sunscreen, bug spray, and hand sanitizer.

* 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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