Skip to main content

Crowley Oaks Restoration Workday

Crowley Oaks Woods 18725 Crowley Rd., Harvard, IL

Join Larry for another restoration adventure at Crowley Oak Woods! Restoration has been occurring on this 80 acre tract since the winter of 2020 and we're making excellent progress clearing the brush from the highest quality areas of the preserve. We conducted our first prescribed burn here this spring and the ground layer has responded in a really positive way! We'll […]

Kishwaukee Fen Restoration Workday

Kishwaukee Fen 10010 Palmer Dr., Lakewood, IL

As the growing season gets underway, now’s the time to strike at malignant weeds that threaten wetland biodiversity. Top of the list at Kish Fen are reed canary grass, purple loosestrife, and broadleaved cattails. We’ll discuss various management techniques and determine the best fit for various parts of the preserve, based on ground conditions. B.Y.O.S. […]

Queen Anne Prairie Cemetery Restoration Workday

Queen Anne Prairie Cemetery 2413 N. Queen Anne Rd., Woodstock, IL

Join TLC for our first restoration workday at one of our newest sites, Queen Anne Prairie Cemetery! TLC recently acquired this property which has a lot of facinating history attached to it. Be sure to check out the article in our latest newsletter for the details! Designated a burial site over one hundred years ago, […]

Wolf Oak Woods – Garlic Mustard Pull

Wolf Oak Woods 9016 IL Route 120, Woodstock, IL

Come on back to Wolf Oak and join Pete, your Fearless Weeder, for a wonderful Wolf Oak reunion! Rather than a typical brushing workday we'll be hand pulling garlic mustard that is popping up amongst the spring ephemerals that are blooming. Garlic mustard is an aggressive biennial plant which means it completes its life cycle […]

Yonder Prairie Restoration Workday

1295 Westwood Tr. Woodstock, IL 60098 1295 Westwood Tr., Woodstock, IL

Come on out for this TLC restoration workday at our gorgeous Yonder Prairie! This workday is hosted by two cool lady stewards, Carol and Melissa. Thanks to their selfless devotion to the site, Yonder is looking more and more like the natural landscape it once was. Don't miss this opportunity to see Yonder in full bloom! You’ll meet up with Melissa by the kiosk at the top […]

Kishwaukee Fen Restoration Workday

Kishwaukee Fen 10010 Palmer Dr., Lakewood, IL

As the growing season gets underway, now’s the time to strike at malignant weeds that threaten wetland biodiversity. Top of the list at Kish Fen are reed canary grass, purple loosestrife, and broadleaved cattails. We’ll discuss various management techniques and determine the best fit for various parts of the preserve, based on ground conditions. B.Y.O.S. […]

Thompson Road Farm Restoration Workday

Thompson Road Farm 9505 Thompson Rd., Bull Valley, IL

Join Bruce Killips at Thompson Road Farm for a day of woodland restoration! TLC partnered with Bull Valley to purchase and protect this property as a natural area. It's made up of mostly wet sedge meadow and woodland habitats that are in need of invasive management. The oak woods is roughly 35 acres and heavily infested with buckthorn, honeysuckle and bittersweet but many […]

Crowley Oaks Restoration Workday

Crowley Oaks Woods 18725 Crowley Rd., Harvard, IL

Join Larry for another restoration adventure at Crowley Oak Woods! Restoration has been occurring on this 80 acre tract since the winter of 2020 and we're making excellent progress clearing the brush from the highest quality areas of the preserve. We conducted our first prescribed burn here this spring and the ground layer has responded in a really positive way! We'll […]

Final Friday Restoration Workday in Bull Valley

Hervert Easement 9818 Bull Valley Rd., Bull Valley, IL, United States

For this workday we'll be removing buckthorn, honeysuckle and cherry from a scenic fleming road Easement. Let's save some oaks! Address: 9818 Bull Valley Rd, Bull Valley, IL 60098 Pin: https://maps.app.goo.gl/zjLnbrXfTRLZ8swRA

Crowley Oaks Restoration Workday

Crowley Oaks Woods 18725 Crowley Rd., Harvard, IL

Join Larry for another restoration adventure at Crowley Oak Woods! Restoration has been occurring on this 80 acre tract since the winter of 2020 and we're making excellent progress clearing the brush from the highest quality areas of the preserve. We conducted our first prescribed burn here this spring and the ground layer has responded in a really positive way! We'll […]

Kishwaukee Fen Restoration Workday

Kishwaukee Fen 10010 Palmer Dr., Lakewood, IL

As the growing season gets underway, now’s the time to strike at malignant weeds that threaten wetland biodiversity. Top of the list at Kish Fen are reed canary grass, purple loosestrife, and broadleaved cattails. We’ll discuss various management techniques and determine the best fit for various parts of the preserve, based on ground conditions. B.Y.O.S. […]

York Conservation Area Restoration Workday

York Conservation Area 6016 Giant Oaks Rd., Wonder Lake, IL

This small, 2.5 acre site was donated to The Land Conservancy in 2011. Although small in size, its proximity to a high quality wetland complex, which is adjacent to our Tryon Creek Woods site, make it an important corridor for wildlife. This parcel was densely wooded with several giant white oaks and many smaller shagbark […]