Outdoor Habitat Workday - February 2019

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Parks and Recreation Department, City of Elgin

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 4 people are interested

Do you love working outdoors and learning about nature?

Do you enjoy working in the community and meeting new people?

Are you looking for a one day project for you, a group, your students, a club or your entire family?

If you responded yes to any of the above, then sign up, get your work clothes on, and get ready to make a difference!

Some of the projects you may participate in are:

Cutting invasive shrubs, hauling cut trees and shrubs, raking branches, clearing invasive weeds and trees, wood chipping trails, gardening and more.

Projects will be assigned on the scheduled work day based on weather conditions and the number and skill level of volunteers. All tools will be provided.

Requirements:

Volunteers must be 16 or older.

Volunteers 8 - 15 can volunteer if accompanied by a parent or guardian.

All new volunteers must complete/sign a waiver and bring it to the event.

NOTE: If under 18, the waiver must be signed by a parent or guardian.

Volunteers must arrive promptly to sign-in and receive instructions.

To sign up, or for detailed information about the workday, contact Wendy Cermak at:

cermak_w@cityofelgin.org, or 847-931-6770.

Note: Please bring a water bottle, wear work boots/tough shoes/closed toe that may get wet, muddy or dirty. Wear long pants, long sleeves, and dress appropriately for the weather.

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WHEN

Sat Feb 16, 2019
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

WHERE

28 Brookside Dr.Elgin, IL 60123

(42.03326,-88.33643)
 

SKILLS

  • Habitat Restoration
  • Botany
  • Environmental Education
  • Gardening

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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