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First Saturday Stewardship Day: Burr Oak Valley
January 1, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until December 3, 2022
The First Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022 Stewardship Day at Burr Oak Valley is canceled. Please consider volunteering at our Fall Prairie Harvest Day event on Oct. 1 at Nygren Wetland Preserve. Details and registration here.
FIRST SATURDAYS 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Please note that the last First Saturday Stewardship Day at Burr Oak Valley Nature Preserve will end on Dec. 3, 2022. Starting Jan. 7, 2023 the First Saturday Stewardship Day will be at the William & Gayle Keefer Nature Reserve.
Directions: Meet across from Cross and Crown Lutheran Church, 7404 Elevator Rd., Roscoe, IL 61073
The rare habitats found here were in peril until you stepped in to help out. Play a role in tackling the invasive threats in the remnant prairies and woodlands of this preserve. Tasks include removing and controlling the non-native woody brush, prescribed burns and seed collection. Enjoy fresh air, exercise and the beauty of this special place while you work.
- Zach Grycan, Director of Stewardship, for more information and to confirm participation at 920/912-4338, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Tyler Pellegrini, Restoration Technician, 815-970-5012, email@example.com
You are welcome to help during the entire time listed or for part of the day. Please let Zach or Tyler know what time to expect you.
What to bring:
NLI provides tools, gloves, and water (and sometimes special snacks!). If you plan to stay through lunch, you may want to bring a sack lunch. Dress for the weather. Long sleeves, pants, and sturdy boots are recommended.