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Wayside Woods & Prairie

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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04 Apr

Wayside Woods & Prairie

April 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

The village of Morton Grove has a constellation of sites. One of the fine prairie restorations along the North Branch is Wayside Woods Prairie. A former baseball diamond is now covered with prairie flowers joining two small, high quality prairie remnants.  Many of the classic prairie plants are found here, including grasses such as big bluestem, switch grass and northern dropseed; stiff and Riddell’s goldenrods; tall coreopsis, prairie dock, compass plant and many others.

Directions: Meet at Wayside Woods Prairie Forest Preserve parking lot on the west side of Lehigh Ave., a few blocks east of Waukegan Road and just north of Dempster.

To volunteer or for more information, contact:

Larry Hodak  at Wayside Woods & Prairie

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Event Details

Date: April 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Venue Wayside Forest Preserve
Address: 8874 Lehigh Ave
Organizer Name: Wayside Woods & Prairie