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Earth Day Workday at Somme Woods

Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Special to suffredin.org

Forest Preserve District of Cook County Commissioners Larry Suffredin (13th District) and Gregg Goslin (14th District) are pleased to announce that they will join volunteers for a workday in Somme Woods in Northbrook on Saturday, April 22, 2006 in celebration of Earth Day. 

WHAT:     EARTH DAY WORKDAY

DATE:      SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 2006

TIME:      9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

WHERE:   SOMME WOODS in Northbrook; the entrance to Somme Woods is on the north side of Dundee Road, just east of Waukegan Road.  Volunteers will meet near the picnic pavilion and will walk to the work site.

Sponsored by: Forest Preserve District Commissioners Larry Suffredin, Gregg Goslin and North Branch Restoration Project.

Details: Volunteers are welcome to participate for as long as they wish.  All equipment and supplies will be provided.  The site is often muddy in the spring; please dress accordingly.  We’ll be working rain or shine.

Photos: This event will provide numerous photo opportunities.

Questions: Contact Linda Masters, Master Steward of Somme Woods at masters2001@comcast.net

“April 22, 2006 is the 36th Anniversary of Earth Day and I am pleased to help organize the Somme Woods workday in recognition of this important annual event,” commented Commissioner Suffredin. 

The Board of Commissioners of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County passed a resolution on April 6, 2006 proclaiming April 22, 2006 Earth Day in Cook County.  For more information on Earth Day activities and other work sites, visit the Forest Preserve District website at www.fpdcc.com or visit the Earth Day Network at www.earthday.net.


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