TACKLE YOUR TUESDAYS WITH US!
Do you want to assist with restoration throughout our preserves?
Join us for an informal work day every Tuesday...please email for specific location and meet up details as we are always moving around.

Join our staff of restoration ecologists at a community volunteer opportunity and learn more about restoration techniques while making a real difference. Volunteers of all ages are welcome to participate by removing invasive species, cutting, hauling, and/or burning brush.

Work days are held from 9:00 a.m. until noon unless otherwise noted. Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear. Lake Forest Open Lands will supply work gloves and any tools needed during the work day. For more information about restoration work opportunities please contact our Volunteer Coordinator.
 

PRESENTED BY:

Skokie River Nature Preserve  
Saturday, August 4, 2018
9:00 a.m. - noon

Join our restoration team for a morning of land management activities including invasive species control, planting and reseeding.
Access to the Skokie River Nature Preserve is at the west end of Laurel Avenue, west of Green Bay Road. Park at the end of West Laurel Avenue and walk on the bike path across the bridge to the wood-chipped trail on the right.

For large group registration and more information please contact volunteer@LFOLA.org.

Middlefork Farm Nature Preserve  
Saturday, September 15, 2018
9:00 a.m. - noon

Fall volunteer work day activities include brush control and burn prep.
Trail access and parking are located at Elawa Farm, 1401 Middlefork Drive (located half mile off of Waukegan Road on Middlefork Drive).

For large group registration and more information please contact volunteer@LFOLA.org.

Haffner Meadow @ Derwen Mawr Nature Preserve  
Saturday, October 6, 2018
9:00 a.m. - noon

Fall volunteer work day activities include brush control and burn prep.
Trail access and parking are located at the west end of Laurel Avenue west of Green Bay Road, Lake Forest.

For large group registration and more information please contact volunteer@LFOLA.org.

Mellody Farm Nature Preserve  
Saturday, November 3, 2018
9:00 a.m. - noon

Fall volunteer work day activities include brush control and burn prep.
Trail access and parking are located at 350 North Waukegan Road, Lake Forest.

For large group registration and more information please contact volunteer@LFOLA.org.

West Skokie Nature Preserve  
Saturday, December 1, 2018
9:00 a.m. - noon

Winter volunteer work day activities include invasive woody plant removal.
Trail access and parking are located off of Westleigh Road about a 1/4 mile east of Waukegan Road, Lake Forest.

For large group registration and more information please contact volunteer@LFOLA.org.