Make A Difference Day! Sat Oct 26, 2019

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The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
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Help make the environment clean for wildlife and visitors to East Branch Forest Preserve in Glendale Heights!

Bring along your family and friends and "Make A Difference" while you de-litter the preserves on October 26, 2019 from 9am-12noon.

Visit www.dupageforest.com and click on the map for directions. Please be sure to have a one-time waiver form for this event. Enjoy fall color and help the environment!

For groups of 5 or more please call Kathy Lech (630) 206-9630.

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About The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County

Location:

3S580 Naperville Road, South of Butterfield Rd, North of Warrenville Rd, Wheaton, IL 60189, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County is to acquire and hold lands containing forests, prairies, wetlands, and associated plant communities on lands capable of being restored to such natural conditions for the purpose of protecting and preserving the flora, fauna, and scenic beauty for the education, pleasure, and recreation of it citizens. The purpose of the Volunteer Services Program is to engage volunteers who are willing to donate their time, talents, and resources to support the programs and staff in carrying out the mission, purpose, and guiding principles of the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County and the volunteer programs.

Description

11 Volunteeer Programs

  • Danada Equestrian Center- Wheaton, assist staff with daily horse care
  • Special Services - DuPage, assist with office projects & Special events
  • Fullersburg Woods - Oak Brook, help children & visitors discover nature
  • Golf Preserve - Addison, help establish & maintain turf at Golf Preserve
  • Kline Creek Farm - West Chicago, assist in running an 1890's farm & introducing visitors to this era
  • Willowbrook Wildlife Center - Glen Ellyn, assist in care & rehabilitation of native injured & orphaned animals
  • Natural Resources - DuPage, assist at workdays w/ seed collection, brush cutting, planting. Monitors collect data of populations.
  • Trail Patrol - DuPage, patrol trails on foot & bicycle
  • Mayslake Peabody Estate - Oak Brook, assist in gardening, tours, office & special events
  • Volunteer Ranger - DuPage, assist with fishing, archery, kayaking, trail trimming, cleanup & special events
  • St James Farm -Warrenville, assist in the garden, as tour guides & special events

dupageforest.org, 630-933-7233, volunteer@dupageforest.org

WHEN

Sat Oct 26, 2019
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM  

WHERE

EAST BRANCH FOREST PRESERVE Glen Ellyn RdSouth of Army Trail Road, north of North AvenueGlendale Heights, IL 60139

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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