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CANCELLED – BGI, Earth Day, Sedge Planting
April 25, 2020 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
NOTE: This event is CANCELLED. All the BGI groups put the safety of volunteers and our community as high priority. Therefore this event is cancelled based on the most current CDC and IDPH guidelines around COVID-19 restrictions.
Celebrate Earth Day in a BIG way. Join in this sedge planting event at Galloping Hill.
7 groups will be coming together to plant hundreds of native sedges. Great outdoor activity for the whole family and all ages. All tools provided. Certified professionals and stewards will provide guidance. Food provided and social time after planting.
Dress for the weather. Wear sturdy shoes or boots, and bring work gloves. Apply sunscreen and insect repellent if necessary. Bring something to drink to keep hydrated. No experience is necessary. You do not need to register or give us advance notice unless you are bringing a large group.
9:30 – noon at Galloping Hill. Meet at the Penny Rd. Pond parking lot, between Healy Rd. & Old Sutton Rd., Barrington.
BGI partners coming together for this event are: Audubon Great Lakes, Citizens for Conservation, Lake County Forest Preserves, Forest Preserves of Cook County, McHenry County Conservation District, Bobolink Foundation, and Friends of the Forest Preserve.