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Old Plank Road Prairie Workday – Cook County

December 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

We’ll be meeting on Saturday, November 13 toclear brush on the north side of Dewey Helmick. We’ll also harvest any seed wefind. Meet at the corner of Miller Circle Drive and Central Avenue at 9 AM.After introductions, we’ll hike west on the trail.


Dress for the weather—looks like the high temperaturewill be in the 40s—and remember to bring work gloves, water, and a snack forour mid-morning break. If you arrive late and cannot find the group, text me at309.853.7141.


Hope to see you on Saturday! Remember to RSVP to oprprairies@friendsilnature.org


December 11
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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5323 Miller Cir Dr Matteson, IL 60443 (Miller Circle Drive & Central Ave.)

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 have any questions, please contact Amy at 779-212-2785 or amy@friendsilnature.org