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Somme Woods

STEWARDSHIP DAYS and COVID UPDATE!
April 2021

The Cook County Forest Preserves follow guidelines, including masks and social distancing, advised by the City of Chicago, Cook County, and the Illinois Dept of Public Health.

Public volunteer activities are allowed in groups limited to 25 people. Minors under the age of 18 are welcome but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian with a signed waiver.

Note that some North Branch events may continue to be invitation only; this will be indicated on the Calendar.

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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22 May

Somme Woods

May 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

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.

Please RSVP (below). 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.

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25 available Restoration Workday
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Event Details

Date: May 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Venue Somme Woods
Address: 1714 Dundee Road