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2073 E 2200 North Rd, Watseka, IL 60970, USA

Bonnie’s Prairie Nature Preserve Volunteer Land Stewardship Day

Help with brush management, pruning, and invasives- RARE opportunity to have a guided visit at the sand pond! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

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Bonnie’s Prairie Nature Preserve Volunteer Land Stewardship Day
Bonnie’s Prairie Nature Preserve Volunteer Land Stewardship Day

Time & Location

Dec 04, 2022, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

2073 E 2200 North Rd, Watseka, IL 60970, USA

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About the event

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED BY NOVEMBER 30; REGISTER HERE USING GREEN RSVP BUTTON

Help with brush management, pruning, and invasive species plant management, and get a RARE guided hike at the ONLY East- Central IL sand pond and wet sand prairie!

Join us at Grand Prairie Friend's Bonnie's Prairie Nature Preserve in Watseka, IL (2073 E 2200 North Rd.

Watseka, IL).  Volunteers will enjoy an educational day with a guided hike while participating in brush management, pruning, and invasive species plant management. This is a rare opportunity to have a guided visit at the only sand pond and wet sand prairie protected as a nature preserve in this portion of Illinois! Bring water and wear clothing and shoes for outdoor weather. Tools, training, fun, and snacks will be provided.

Directions: I-57 north from Champaign then Hwy 24 east to Watseka. North on US 1 one mile then ½ east on 2200N. Small dirt parking lot on the right, near the tracks. 

 What to Bring: Appropriate clothing   – cold weather clothing, sturdy shoes, and gloves.  Tools and instructions will be provided. 

No experience is required. 

Every workday concludes with drinks, snacks, and friends!    

Contact  Diane Wilhite (volunteer@grandprairiefriends.org) with questions. 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED BY NOVEMBER 30; REGISTER HERE USING GREEN RSVP BUTTON

Cancellations:  cancellations will be announced on Facebook and through email to those who RSVP.

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