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Restoration Workday: Rollins Savanna
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October 29, 2017
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09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
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October 29, 2017
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01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
Guided Hike Lake County
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October 29, 2017
02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Guided walk on this year's Hike Lake County trails. Walk a new trail each session.
 
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Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
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October 31, 2017
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09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
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October 31, 2017
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12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
Habitat Walk for Seniors: Middlefork Savanna
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November 01, 2017
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09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Explore one of the many habitats found in Lake County, learning as you take part in this series of walks.
 
Lake County GIS Day
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November 01, 2017
11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Lake County Central Permit Facility
500 W Winchester Road
Libertyville, IL , 60048

Come join us! Whether you are an expert, occasional user, or just interested in understanding what GIS is, come see how GIS is used by Lake County government to be more transparent, become more efficient, make better decisions and to save tax dollars…
 
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
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November 01, 2017
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12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
Restoration Workday: Old School
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November 02, 2017
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09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
Pop-Up Museum: High School Memorabilia
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November 02, 2017
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Cook Memorial Library
413 N. Milwaukee Ave
Libertyville, IL , 60048

Create a Pop-Up Museum with the Bess Bower Dunn Museum, Cook Memorial Library, and Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society. You bring the objects to make the temporary exhibit!
 
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Forest Fitness: Heron Creek
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November 04, 2017
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08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 
Walk with a Naturalist
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November 04, 2017
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Discover the diversity of plant and animal life on this naturalist-guided walk. Join us each month to experience and learn about seasonal changes within the preserves.
 
Restoration Workday: Wadsworth Savanna
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November 04, 2017
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09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
Restoration Workday: Greenbelt
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November 04, 2017
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09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
Restoration Workday: Grainger Woods
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November 04, 2017
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09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
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Chili Scramble
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November 05, 2017
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10:00 AM
Countryside Golf Club
20800 W Hawley St,
Mundelein , IL , 60060

847-968-3466

Join this low-pressure 18-hole tournament that ends with prizes, chili and beverages.
 
Restoration Workday: Berkeley Prairie
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November 05, 2017
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10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
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November 05, 2017
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01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
Guided Hike Lake County
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November 05, 2017
02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Guided walk on this year's Hike Lake County trails. Walk a new trail each session.
 
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Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
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November 07, 2017
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09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
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November 07, 2017
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12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
Digital Field Guides
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November 08, 2017
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
In the world of technology, there are many apps from which to choose. User-friendly digital field guides and apps will be shared and used while hiking. A smartphone or tablet is recommended.
 
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
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November 08, 2017
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12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
Restoration Workday: Old School
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November 09, 2017
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09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
Connecting Kids with Nature
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November 09, 2017
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10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Connect your kids with nature through outdoor exploration. Along the way, learn about the benefits of nature play.
 
Playdate with Nature
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November 10, 2017
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Move your kids outdoors for unstructured seasonal play activities, proven healthful and beneficial for children of all ages.
 
Skokie Valley Astronomers
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November 10, 2017
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08:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Join the Skokie Valley Astronomers at Ryerson Woods on the second Friday of each month. Learn about outer space, the sky and the universe. Stargazing after the meeting, weather permitting.
 
Forest Fitness: Grant Woods
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November 11, 2017
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08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 
Restoration Workday: Prairie Wolf Slough
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November 11, 2017
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09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
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Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
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November 12, 2017
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01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
Guided Hike Lake County
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November 12, 2017
02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Guided walk on this year's Hike Lake County trails. Walk a new trail each session.
 
Feast for Survival
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November 12, 2017
03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Join us for a family-friendly hike at Hastings Lake as we explore the topic of the natural foods found in nature. Learn how Native Americans, local wildlife and native plants have adapted to survive the cold winter months.
 
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Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
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November 14, 2017
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09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
Hikin' Tykes
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November 14, 2017
09:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Learn with your preschooler about the 12 priority animal species of Chicago Wilderness and how you can help them. Hands-on activities, craft and outdoor exploration (weather permitting).
 
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
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November 14, 2017
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12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
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November 15, 2017
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12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
Restoration Workday: Old School
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November 16, 2017
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09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
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Forest Fitness: Grassy Lake
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November 18, 2017
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08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 
Restoration Workday: Almond Marsh
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November 18, 2017
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09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
Restoration Workday: Oriole Grove
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November 18, 2017
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09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
Restoration Workday: Ryerson Woods
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November 18, 2017
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09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
Restoration Workday: Grant Woods
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November 18, 2017
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09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
Scout Saturday
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November 18, 2017
01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Discover the reptiles and amphibians that live in Lake County as you earn your Merit Badge.
 
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Restoration Workday: Wilmot Woods
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November 19, 2017
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12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
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November 19, 2017
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01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
Thanksgiving for Nature Scavenger Hunt
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November 19, 2017
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Discover what we should be thankful for in nature. Find clues along the trail in this self-paced activity.
 
Guided Hike Lake County
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November 19, 2017
02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Guided walk on this year's Hike Lake County trails. Walk a new trail each session.
 
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Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
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November 21, 2017
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09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
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November 21, 2017
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12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
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November 22, 2017
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12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
Restoration Workday: Old School
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November 23, 2017
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09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
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Forest Fitness: Old School
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November 25, 2017
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08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 
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Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
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November 26, 2017
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01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
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Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
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November 28, 2017
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09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
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November 28, 2017
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12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
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November 29, 2017
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12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
Restoration Workday: Old School
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November 30, 2017
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09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
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Restoration Workday: Greenbelt
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December 02, 2017
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09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
 
 

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