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Restoration Workdays

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Work with a Site Steward to conduct approved projects that improve the health of our prairies, wetlands and forests. Typical activities include: invasive plant removal, native plant seed collection and processing and tree and shrub planting. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors while giving back to the environment.

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How to Apply

Simply show up at a workday near you. Workdays are offered every weekend throughout Lake County. Please remember to dress in long pants and sturdy shoes and bring work gloves. Additional equipment will be provided at the work site.

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EVENTS

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Dec

Restoration Workday: Old School

December 08, 2016 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
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Time: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.
 
10
Dec

Restoration Workday: Prairie Wolf Slough

December 10, 2016 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
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Time: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.
 
11
Dec

Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)

December 11, 2016 (01:00 PM - 04:00 PM)
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Time:01:00 PM - 04:00 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.
 
13
Dec

Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)

December 13, 2016 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
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Time: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.
 
13
Dec

Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery

December 13, 2016 (12:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
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Time: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.
 
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