Hawthorne Hill Nature Center November Natural Area Work Day


Cause Areas


Sat Nov 19, 2016, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM


28 Brookside Dr.Elgin, IL 60123


Do you get excited working outdoors, landscaping and seeing the community working together? Are you looking for a one day community project? Do you enjoy meeting new people? Come dressed to work outdoors and ready to have fun!

Volunteers 14 years old and up are welcome to participate. ALL volunteers under the age of 18 must have a waiver form signed by a parent or guardian.

Possible Projects:
1) Cutting buckthorn and other weedy trees using bow or hand saws
2) Hauling cut trees and shrubs to an area where they can be neatly stacked (for later removal)
3) Raking

4) Clearing Trails

5) Wood chipping trails

Projects will be assigned the scheduled work day based on weather conditions, the number of volunteers and the skill levels of the volunteers that day.

Arrive promplty to sign-in and receive instructions from Naturalist Maura Neuffer.
All volunteers must sign a waiver form.
All volunteers under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian sign the waiver form.
Must wear closed toe shoes, long pants, long sleeves and dress for the weather.
Please bring a water bottle.

Contact Information: If you have any questions or to sign up to volunteer please contact Cindy Corrigan at Corrigan_c@cityofelgin.org or 847-931-6770.


  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Gardening
  • Botany
  • Horticulture

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 10
  • All volunteers must sign a waiver.
  • Volunteers 10 and older are encouraged to participate.  Parents must supervise children age 13 and u
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