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Langham Island Workday – Kankakee County
October 8 @ 9:45 am - 2:00 pm
Restoreecological health to the island of rare plants! Participate in eco-restoration volunteeringyear-round on Langham Island, on Thursdays and Saturdays of alternatingweeks.
Wheneverthe river is not passable, we work at our alternate site, a sand savanna withinKankakee River State Park, a walking distance from Parking Area A (ArcheryRange).
Weask that you RSVP so that we can be in touch in case there are location andother changes.
Wemeet at Island View Parking Lot in Kankakee River State Park, 9:30 – 9:45. Wework until 2:00.
Bringa lunch, water, and leather work gloves.
Rubberboots can be helpful if you have them, for getting in and out of the boat.
Things to know before you come:
- If you are not fully vaccinated, wear a mask if unable to social distance from others at the site.
- Bring water and a snack. Dress for the wilderness – this should include sturdy boots or shoes, a hat, bug spray, and sunscreen. Long pants and a long sleeve shirt are suggested.
- We work hard, but at our own pace, and we often take breaks to share snacks and share ideas and nature with each other.
If you are attending a workday at a nature preserve owned by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, please complete and bring the IDNR Volunteer Waiver to the workday when you attend.
If you have any questions, please contact Amy at 779-212-2785 or firstname.lastname@example.org