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SE Side Natural Areas Community Stewardship Days

Join Volunteer Steward, Samuel Long, Audubon Great Lakes, Chicago Park District, and The Wetlands Initiative for a fun series of stewardship events at Indian Ridge Marsh and other SE Side Chicago Park District Natural Areas in Chicago, Illinois. Free bus pick-up available and fun for all ages and experience levels!

CHICAGO PARK DISTRICT WORKDAYS CANCELLED

All Chicago Park District events including volunteer workdays in Natural Areas have been cancelled until further notice. To read the Chicago Park District’s statement, visit the COVID19 Response Page

2020 Community Stewardship Days

Important Note: All Audubon-partnership and Chicago Park District Stewardship Days are cancelled until further notice. Question? Email Teri Valenzuela, Stewardship Program Associate

3rd Annual Spring Planting Day
Saturday, May 30th, 9am - 12pm - Cancelled
11740 S Torrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60617

Early Season Seed Collection: Indian Ridge Marsh North 
*WORKSHOP: Introduction to Native Plant Identification*

Saturday, June 27th, 9am - 12pm - Cancelled
11740 S Torrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60617

Moth & Pollinator Night!: Indian Ridge Marsh North
Saturday, July 25th, 7:45pm - 11pm
11740 S Torrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60617

Invasive Plant Removal: Indian Ridge Marsh North
Saturday, August 8th, 9am - 12pm
11740 S Torrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60617

Birds, Bikes & Beats: Big Marsh Park
Saturday, September 12th, 1pm - 6pm
11559 S Stony Island Ave, Chicago, IL 60633

Mushroom ID Hunt!: Indian Ridge Marsh North
Saturday, September 19th, 9am - 12pm
11740 S Torrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60617

Native Seed Collection & International Migratory Bird Day!: Indian Ridge Marsh North
*WORKSHOP: Introduction to Native Seed Collection*
Saturday, October 10th, 9am - 12pm
11740 S Torrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60617

Indian Ridge Marsh Seed Dispersal
Saturday, December 12th, 10am-12pm
11740 S Torrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60617

Big Marsh Potluck & Bonfire
Saturday, December 12th, 12pm-2pm
11559 S Stony Island Ave, Chicago, IL 60633 

To sign-up for the Indian Ridge Marsh Community Stewardship mailing list, visit: https://bit.ly/2FAytR1

For more information, contact Samuel Long, Chicago Park District Volunteer Steward at sbowenlong@gmail.com.

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