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Trail Management & Restoration

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ORGANIZATION: Lyman Woods William F. Sherman, Jr. Interpretive Center

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 69 people are interested
Lyman Woods

Trail Management and Restoration Volunteers perform various restoration tasks, under the supervision of Park District staff

The Park District will provide all tools, safety equipment and training in safety and trail restoration techniques. Volunteers should have the ability to work outdoors doing hard, physical labor. Volunteers must also be able to work with others as a team and to follow the directions of the workday supervisor. A signed waiver and release form are required annually from all volunteers.

Types of Duties:

1. Removal of brush and aggressive invasive plants.

2. Mulching

3. Moving and/or cutting logs to line trails

4. Digging trenches for drainage

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About Lyman Woods William F. Sherman, Jr. Interpretive Center

Location:

901 31st St, Downers Grove, IL 60515, US

Mission Statement

The William F. Sherman, Jr. Interpretive Center connects people with nature and inspires appreciation and stewardship of natural areas through education and recreation.

Description

William F. Sherman, Jr. Interpretive Center is the starting off point for exploration of Lyman Woods. The William F. Sherman, Jr. Interpretive Center is a green building exemplifying environmentally friendly building practices and technology. Lyman Woods is 150 acres of oak woods, prairie, and marsh habitats that supports over 300 species of native plants.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Environment
Community, Environment

WHEN

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WHERE

901 31st StDowners Grove, IL 60515

(41.83025,-88.00814)
 

SKILLS

  • Habitat Restoration
  • Gardening
  • Woodworking

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 months preferred
  • signed liability waiver

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