3190 W Rockton Rd
Rockton, IL 61072
Will resume on Sep. 2 with social distancing protocols in place.
Nygren Wetland Preserve
Address: 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 complex of habitats and rare species. Volunteer tasks include control and removal of bush honeysuckle and garlic mustard or other 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, email@example.com
You are welcome to help during the entire time listed or for part of the day. Please let Zach 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.