Join our land management staff at a community volunteer work day and learn more about restoration techniques. 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 12:00 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 days please contact our Volunteer Coordinator.
 

Please check back for opportunities in Fall 2017
 

Middlefork Farm Nature Preserve  
Saturday, September 16, 2017
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.

Skokie River Nature Preserve  
Saturday, October 7, 2017
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 4, 2017
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.