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CANCELLED – Donato Woods Restoration Workday

Donato Woods 700 Ridgeland Ave., Woodstock, IL

Cancelled so the crew can work on a controlled burn at Irish Oaks. Join us for a brush clearing bash at one of Woodstock’s many beautiful natural areas! This is a special little spot in the heart of Woodstock, though few people know about its botanical treasures. Head in through the entrance off of Ridgeland Rd. […]

Irish Oaks Restoration Workday

Irish Oaks Nature Preserve 19017 Lincoln Rd., Harvard, IL

These workdays are hosted by our extraordinary steward, Margee Pieper, who has been a vital part of the successes at this site. Under her thoughtful leadership, the history and beauty of Irish oaks is finally revealed for everyone to enjoy. Location for this workday is yet to be determined but we'll probably be working to […]

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 […]

Tryon Oaks Restoration Workday

Tryon Oaks Woods 6519 Oak Hill Dr., Richmond, IL

Tryon is nearly 40 acres and made up of primarily wetland and oak woods. Now that we've finished clearing the brush along the woods eastern edge we'll continue working towards the interior. There are still several big mulberries to remove and enough buckthorn, honeysuckle, and bittersweet to keep several sawyers busy so come on out […]

Boloria Meadows Restoration Workday

Boloria Meadows 7219 Millburne Ct., Bull Valley, IL

This workday meets on the second Saturday of the month. Dennis Drehr is our dedicated steward leading these workdays and has been helping to breathe life back into this incredible site since 2006. Come check out all of the wonderful features this site has to offer and give Dennis a hand recovering the dormant beauty from under […]

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 […]

Yonder Prairie Restoration Workday

Yonder Prairie 1100 S. Rose Farm Rd., Woodstock, IL

Come on out for this TLC restoration workday at the lovely Yonder Prairie! We'll continue working in the back area of the property in the wooded corner to continue removing mulberry and invasive maple trees. Don't miss this opportunity to see Yonder while the bees are buzzing and flowers are blooming! Let's meet up in the parking lot where David and I will be waiting […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]