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Old Plank Road Prairie Work Eco-Restoration Day – Cook County

November 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The spirit and energy of the community gather at the ancient prairie.

Meet at the South Suburban Humane Society at 9 AM. Remember to bring water and a snack for our break. As always, please RSVP to oprprairies@friendsilnature.org

Contact us with questions at oprpprairies@friendsilnature.org


November 26
9:00 am - 12:00 pm


21800 Central Ave, Matteson, IL

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 amy@friendsilnature.org