Public invited to volunteer restoration workdays

By on May 7, 2009

Join a Kane County Forest Preserve District volunteer steward at a workday this May and help preserve, protect and restore the natural resources of Kane County.

Call District Volunteer Coordinator Julia Bourque at (630) 762-2741 to confirm scheduled dates and times. No experience is necessary; adults must accompany children. Volunteers are asked to dress for the weather, wearing work gloves and closed-toes shoes.

Forest preserves and their workdays for the month include:
• Bliss Woods Forest Preserve in Sugar Grove: Saturday, May 23, from 9 a.m. to noon.
• Campton Forest Preserve in St. Charles: weekends, call for dates and times.
• Dick Young Forest Preserve in Batavia: every Tuesday from 1-3 p.m.
• Fabyan Forest Preserve in Geneva: Saturday, May 9, from 9 a.m. to noon.
• Johnson’s Mound Forest Preserve in Elburn: Thursday, May 28, from 1-3 p.m.
• LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve in St. Charles: Tuesday, May 19, from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Meet at the parking lot near the Great Western Trail head. Heavy rain or snow cancels.