Buckthorn Busters Educational Programs

November 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Fortmaking with Friends

December 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Volunteer Workday Information

Experience the rewarding work of habitat restoration.  Join our volunteer email list to keep informed about changes and additions to our regular workdays. 

Workday details:  Adults over 16 and kids age 10 and up accompanied by an adult are welcome!  Various types of work from easy to strenuous are done throughout the year, yes, even in winter. 

Dress for the weather in clothes that you wont mind getting dirty – layers are ideal.  Make sure to bring work gloves. In summer, apply insect repellent.

We provide water.  There are no bathrooms but there are bushes!

MINOR WAIVER: If a child (age 8-17) is going to volunteer without a parent, the parent needs complete our AOF Minor Participant Waiver and send it with their child.  

Upcoming 2019 Workdays

Until further notice, our workdays starting in September will all be held at Oak Ridge Marsh Nature Park located at 500 Lions Drive in Lake Zurich. Please note that sites/tasks may change so sign up for volunteer email blasts. Do not go to the Oak Ridge Park which is also on Lions Drive.  If you see a playground you are in the wrong place!  

Saturday October 5, 9 – 11 am
Saturday, October 19,  9 – 11 am
Saturday, November 2, 9 – 11 am
Saturday, November 16,  9 – 11 am