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Perkins Woods Volunteer Workday Announcement

Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Special to suffredin.org

PERKINS WOODS

WORKDAY ANNOUNCEMENT!

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2015

8:30 AM-11:30

BUCKTHORN, HONEYSUCKLE AND OTHER INVASIVE SAPLING REMOVAL

Removal involves cutting and dragging trees to the woodland corners and stacking trees so the Forest Preserve District can remove them easily.

Steering committee volunteers will herbicide the stumps.

RAIN, SNOW OR SHINE; ORIENTATION AT 8:30 AM.

MEET: at the kiosk at Grant and Bennett for sign in, equipment, assignments and orientation.

CLOTHING: dress according to the weather; wear boots; bring water and a hot drink, if desired; equipment provided

PLEASE SIGN UP EARLY TO VOLUNTEER:

CONTACT LIBBY HILL, 847-475-2096, libbyhill@comcast.net.

Invasive plants

compete with native plants for sunlight and space;

their removal allows native species the resources to thrive



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