Scheduled Seed Collecting Workdays for 2017 are from 9 a.m. - noon, please meet on site. Unless otherwise noted.
Friday, June 30 Lockport Prairie Nature Preserve(Lockport)
Saturday, July 1 Lockport Prairie Nature Preserve(Lockport)
Tuesday, September 12 Riverview Farmstead/Kropp Prairie(Naperville) (meet at Book Road and 119th Avenue)
Saturday, September 23 Isle a la Cache Museum( Romeoville) (10 - noon)
Sunday, September 24 Sugar Creek Preserve(Joliet)
Saturday, September 30 Old Plank Road Trail at Constitution Road (New Lenox)
Saturday, October 7 Sugar Creek Preserve(Joliet)
Tuesday, October 10 Romeoville Prairie Nature Preserve(Romeoville) (meet at the Isle a la Cache Museum overflow parking(formerly the Vinkus Memorial)
Saturday, October 14 Old Plank Road Trail at Constitution Road (New Lenox)
Sunday, October 15 Hickory Creek Nature Preserve (New Lenox)
Tuesday, October 24 Riverview Farmstead - Kropp Prairie and Vermon Cemetery(Naperville) (meet at Book Road and 119th Avenue).
Saturday, October 28 Joliet Iron Works (Joliet)
- Habitat Restoration
- Environmental Education
Good Match For
People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 16
- Orientation or Training
- 4 hours
- Dress for outdoor work and weather (long pants and sturdy shoes) and a signed waiver.
- Trail Sentinel
- Kids' Fishing Derby
- Volunteer Interpreter Aids
- sign shop volunteer
- Facilitate Compost Recycling
- Make a Difference in the Prairie...
- Camp Ground Host
- Seed Collecting
- Adult Fishing Derby
- Restoration Management Workdays
- Chainsaw Volunteer
- Island Rendezvous
- Hummingbird Festival & Nature...
- Teaching Fishing
- Lake Renwick Heron Rookery...
- Arts & Nature on the River
- National Public Lands Day