Saturday, November 09, 2019
BGI Volunteer Workday: CFC
(09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Join our Barrington Greenway Initiative partners at a volunteer workday!
Work side-by-side with experienced volunteer stewards and staff from Citizens for Conservation, Audubon Great Lakes, Friends of the Forest Preserves, Forest Preserves of Cook County, and Lake County Forest Preserves.
Community Conservation: Removing Buckthorn
(09:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Join Forest Preserve staff to learn about the impacts of European buckthorn on our local ecosystems and how to manage the invasive weed in your home landscape. Buckthorn identification, removal best practices and herbicide use will be covered.
Phenology and Photography
(01:00 PM - 04:00 PM)
Outdoor workshop combines a staff naturalist’s insight with technical tips from a professional photographer.