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Volunteer Workdays in the Forest Preserves of Cook County
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Volunteer Workdays in the Forest Preserves of Cook County

 Export to Your Calendar 7/29/2016 to 12/31/2016
When: Year-round!
Where: Forest Preserves of Cook County
United States
Contact: Kevin Kuhn

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Looking for a volunteer opportunity? Attend a volunteer workday in the Forest Preserves of Cook County! Volunteer opportunities are year round, and if you don't see something that meets your group's needs, contact Kevin Kuhn at kevin.kuhn@cookcountyil.gov. Learn more at fpdcc.com/volunteer

Habitat Restoration in the Forest Preserves of Cook County!

Cut/burn invasive brush, harvest native seed in season, and have fun!
• Tools, gloves, onsite training, supervision provided; dress for the weather
• Year round workdays available; scheduling flexibility may be needed
• Ages: 12 thru adult; chaperone ratio 1:10 required for student groups

Ready to sign up? Go to www.fpdcc.com/HRGroups and search for already scheduled workdays via our online calendar. Use dates and zip code to find sites near you. It is important to contact the volunteer site steward before signing up as a group. If you don’t find a workday that works for your group, please contact me and I will help you connect with one of our experienced site stewards to plan a successful workday. 

Litter Obliterators: 
Show that you care and inspire others to care!
• Litter threatens the health and beauty of our natural areas. Clean up your favorite grove, trail or shoreline 
• Self-led by group leader; can be scheduled at any time at almost any site
• Quick matching and confirmation process; group size up to 100; all ages
• Supplies (gloves and bags) are delivered to a Forest Preserve pickup site near you
Ready to sign up? Go to www.fpdcc.com/LO and click “Apply”

Need a bus? If transportation to a site is a limiting factor for your group, we have bus transportation funds available on an grant/award basis. A bus application form will be sent to you once your profile is created and the matching process (your group to a site and an activity) is underway.

If you do not see something that meets your groups needs, please contact me directly.

Kevin Kuhn kevin.kuhn@cookcountyil.gov

“When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.” Aldo Leopold 



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