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Wednesday Stewardship Days – Nygren Wetland Preserve

August 23, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 25, 2023

Free

WEEKLY WEDNESDAYS: June – Oct. 

Nygren Wetland Preserve, use the entrance at 3190 W. Rockton Rd., Rockton IL  61072

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

NLI’s most ambitious restoration to date hosts a variety of habitats and species. Volunteer tasks include mowing and maintenance of trails, removal of invasive species, planting/collecting seeds, helping in the greenhouse, planting plugs, general maintenance, bird and mammal monitoring, prescribed burns, and set-up for special events. Enjoy the beauty of the prairies and wetlands while you work.

Individuals or groups who wish to participate in this volunteer Stewardship Day should contact:

Zach Grycan, Director of Stewardship, for more information and to confirm participation at 920/912-4338,  zgrycan@naturalland.org or Tyler Pellegrini, Restoration Ecologist, 815-970-5012, tpellegrini@naturalland.org.

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 and gloves. Bring your own water. 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.

POP UP WEDNESDAY STEWARDSHIP DAYS | NOVEMBER – MAY

Volunteer stewardship days will be held on Wednesdays on an as needed basis from November through May. Ask Zach to be added to the email list for these “pop up Wednesday stewardship days”. Email him at zgrycan@naturalland.org.

Details

Date:
August 23, 2023
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Natural Land Institute
Phone:
815-289-1102
Email:
kjohnsen@naturalland.org
View Organizer Website

Venue

Nygren Wetland Preserve
3190 W. Rockton Rd.
Rockton, IL 61072 United States
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