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Harms Flatwoods

Welcome to the North Branch Restoration Project

Join us in the inspiring work of protecting and restoring rich diverse nature in the Cook County Forest Preserves!

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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02 Oct

Harms Flatwoods

October 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

In the village of Skokie, east of the Chicago River’s North Branch, Harms Flatwoods is dominated by huge old bur and swamp white oaks, with an understory of black ash, winterberry, hazelnut and other native trees and shrubs.

In January of 2017, Harms Flatwoods was dedicated as an Illinois Nature Preserve, in recognition of its unique ecology. Illinois Nature Preserve designation affords the strongest degree of protection for Illinois natural areas.

Directions: The meeting place for workdays is the Harms Woods North parking lot, Entrance is at the traffic light where Old Orchard meets Harms Road.

For more information or to volunteer contact:
Neil Peck  at 312 523-6485 or Jette Thomassen

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Event Details

Date: October 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Venue Harms Flatwoods
Address: Harms Road and Old Orchard Road
Organizer Name: Harms Flatwoods