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Old Plank Road Prairie Workday – Cook County

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

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

Expect a feast for the senses at Old Plank Road Prairie: the spring prairie flowers in bloom, the smell of wet earth, glorious birdsong! 


Meet at the intersection of Miller Circle Drive and Central Ave at 9 AM. emember to bring water and a snack for our mid-morning break. As always, please RSVP to oprprairies@friendsilnature.org. See you this weekend!

Meet at Miller Circle Drive
Contact Christos or Adam with questions at oprpprairies@friendsilnature.org


June 26
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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5323 Miller Cir Dr Matteson, IL 60443

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