Regular workdays

Restoration Workday Schedule

Spring: Thursdays and Saturdays, 9-11 a.m. Native plant rescues, legume seed sowing, plug planting.

Summer: Thursdays and Saturdays, 9-11 a.m. Non-native plant removal (commonly called weeding), cutting, digging or pulling non-native plants from Barrington area nature preserves.

Fall: Thursdays and Saturdays, 9-11 a.m.; Sundays, 3:30-5 p.m. Seed collecting: a fun and easy activity for all generations.

Winter: Thursdays and Saturdays, 9-11 a.m. Clearing and removing large invasive plants.

Calendar of Volunteer Workdays

Experienced and new volunteers are always welcome. Meet for workdays at Citizens for Conservation's office. The CFC headquarters is located at 459 W. Highway 22 in Lake Barrington. Look for the white farmhouse with a silo across from Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital. Bring work gloves and dress for the weather. CFC will provide the tools and refreshments. For more information, call CFC at 847-382-SAVE (7283).