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Return to Land During MLK Day of Service Event in Cook County Forest Reserve | Chicago News

(Patty Wetli / WTTW News)

To commemorate Martin Luther King’s Memorial Day on Monday, Cook County Forest Reserve hosts volunteer activities in many parts of the Forest Reserve.

Opportunities include habitat restoration projects and voluntary debris cleanup.

“The lessons Dr. King left us about the need for fairness and the power of the community are a transcendental gift for all Americans. Every day we can choose to make a difference. “Tony Preckwinkle, President of Cook County, attending an event at the Sand Ridge Nature Center on Monday, said.

Additional information is available online How to volunteer in a forest reserve throughout the year.

On Mondays, volunteers will be provided with bags and gloves at:

— Sand Ridge Nature Center, 15891 Paxton Ave., South Holland; Includes Ecosystem Restoration and Invasive Species Removal, Self-Guided Poetry Trail Walk from 10am to 2pm.

— Crabtree Nature Center, 3 Stover Road, Barrington Hills; 10 am-2pm

— Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center, 9800 Willow Springs Road, Willow Springs; 10 am-2pm

— River Trail Nature Center, 3120 Milwaukee Avenue, Northbrook; 10 AM to 2 PM

— Sagawa Wen by Romantic Learning Center, 12545 West 111th St., Lemont; 10 am-2pm

— Trailside Museum of Natural History, 738 Thatcher Avenue, River Forest; 10 AM to 2 PM

— Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center, West 87th Street and Southwestern Avenue, Chicago. See you at the Dan Ryan Woods Pavilion from noon to 3 pm. Includes a self-guided storybook trail, a tree walk, and an activity bag for studying at home.

— Coldwell Woods on West Devon Avenue and North Nagle Avenue in Chicago.1 pm to 3 pm

— Miller Meadow-South, South 1st Avenue, Forest Park; Meet at Globe # 6 from 11am to 2pm.

— Sauk Trail Woods-South Chicago Heights, West 26th Street, Euclid Avenue.From 10 am to 1 pm

Contact Patty Wetli: @pattywetli | (773) 509-5623 | [email protected]




Return to Land During MLK Day of Service Event in Cook County Forest Reserve | Chicago News

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