Restore and Explore Nature: Paddock Woods


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Paddock Woods Parking Lot11604 S. 86th Ave.Entrance is between 119th St & Cal-Sag Rd (Rt 83)Palos Park, IL 60464

With the garlic mustard removed, native flowers like this woodland phlox can thrive again!


Every Wednesday from 9 am - Noon.

Paddock Woods is mostly a high-quality oak woodland. We need your help to make all of it high-quality!

We'll wander off-trail to help this preserve by removing invading plants. We are also collecting seed from native flowers, grasses, and sedges. You'll get up close and personal with the hills and ravines, seeing what others miss. Plus it's a good workout.


This opportunity is in partnership with the Palos Restoration Project and the Forest Preserves of Cook County.


  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Networking
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Landscaping
  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Science

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • 9 am till Noon. Arrive on time - leave whenever
  • Bring drinking water. Wear sturdy shoes and long pants.

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