Somme Woods East - Centennial Volunteer Stewardship Day

Get out and have fun while really making a difference in the ecological health of the preserves and ultimately the Chicago River system. Volunteer activities range from removing invasive vegetation to collecting native seeds, wildlife monitoring projects, brush pile burns, and more. 

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Clayton Smith Woods - Centennial Volunteer Stewardship Workdays

Join the North Branch Restoration Project with the Centennial Volunteers to restore this oak woodland to its former beauty!  This 76-acre site is new to restoration and will depend on the community of volunteers to remove invasive species, spread native seed, and much more.  Large pin oaks are a unique feature of this preserve, which is also home to some beautiful spring ephemerals.

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Progress in the Preserves, Blue Island

Come to the Blue Island Historical Society and find out how Centennial Volunteers is having a positive impact on our Forest Preserves of Cook County, meet current volunteer leaders and help us honor the people who’ve accomplished so much in just a short time.

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Centennial Volunteer: Whistler Woods

Be a part of river revitalization by joining an inspiring movement of volunteers gathering to restore five special sites along the Chicago and Calumet Rivers. Celebrating our rivers and the 100th anniversary of the Forest Preserve of Cook County, Centennial Volunteers are a part of a community of like-minded individuals who are not afraid to get dirty, get some exercise and have fun outside. 

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Progress in the Preserves, Glenview

Come to the Glenview Public Library learn how Centennial Volunteers is having a positive impact on our Forest Preserves of Cook County, meet current volunteer leaders and help us honor the people who’ve accomplished so much in just a short time.

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Centennial Volunteer: Kickapoo Woods

Be a part of river revitalization by joining an inspiring movement of volunteers gathering to restore five special sites along the Chicago and Calumet Rivers. Celebrating our rivers and the 100th anniversary of the Forest Preserve of Cook County, Centennial Volunteers are a part of a community of like-minded individuals who are not afraid to get dirty, get some exercise and have fun outside. 

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Blue Star Memorial Woods - Centennial Stewardship Volunteer Days

Be a part of river revitalization by joining an inspiring movement of volunteers gathering to restore five special sites along the Chicago and Calumet Rivers. Celebrating our rivers and the 100th anniversary of the Forest Preserve of Cook County, Centennial Volunteers are a part of a community of like-minded individuals who are not afraid to get dirty, get some exercise and have fun outside. 

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