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Somme Woods (by invitation)

STEWARDSHIP DAYS and COVID UPDATE!
February 7, 2021

Following guidelines from the City of Chicago, Cook County, and the Illinois Dept of Public Health, the Forest Preserve has resumed public volunteer activities. Note that some North Branch sites may continue to be invitation only; this will be indicated on the Calendar.

Stewardship days are limited to 25 people. Covid guidelines, including masks and social distancing, are requirements.

Interested in a specific workday? Please RSVP or contact the stewards ahead of time (see Contacts at the bottom of each event).

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31 Jan

Somme Woods (by invitation)

January 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Somme Woods has bur and white oak savannas and woodlands with massive old oaks, open marshes, and ephemeral ponds. Rich with native plants and animals, the savannas and woodlands are being restored to their original beauty. Great horned owls and red-tailed hawks nest and hunt here alongside coyotes, raccoons, and opossums.

To volunteer or for more information contact: Eriko Kojima at (847) 322-7420

Directions: Park in the Somme Woods lot on the north side of Dundee Road, just east of Waukegan Road. Map address is 1714 Dundee Road, Northbrook.

Event Details

Date: January 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Venue Somme Woods
Address: 1714 Dundee Road