Volunteer: Exploration Garden at Swansea Clinton Hills Conservation Park

Exploration Garden at Swansea Clinton Hills Conservation Park 1524 Clinton Hills Parkway, Swansea, Illinois

Help out at the Exploration Garden! Volunteers will be clearing existing beds and planting native wildflowers. Hand saws, loppers, hand shovels, rakes, gloves, and close-toed shoes are recommended. Some tools […]


Volunteer: Drda Woods

Bohm Woods Nature Preserve 4207 Bohm School Rd, Edwardsville, Illinois

Celebrate National Public Lands Day by volunteering at Drda Woods in Edwardsville. Volunteers will be working on invasive plant removal and trail building. Meet in the Bohm Woods parking area […]


Volunteer: Heart Garden Rain Garden Planting

Heart Garden 806 S. High Street, Belleville, Illinois

Come to the Heart Garden orchard lot to help plant the new rain gardens! Volunteers can bring their own shovles and gloves.


Fantastic Beasts: How to Find Them

Horseshoe Lake State Park 3321 Highway 111, Pontoon Beach, Illinois

Photo Credit: US Fish & Wildlife Service Come out to Horseshoe Lake State Park in Madison County on Saturday, October 2 from 9:30 -11:30 am for a family-friendly event all […]


Fall Hike at Schon Park

Ray M. Schon Park 156 N Main Street, Glen Carbon, Illinois

“Fall into Hiking” during this easy, mostly paved hiking trail through Ray M. Schon Park and the adjacent natural area at Greenspace North. Schon Park is located across the road […]


Volunteer: Signal Hill Outdoor Classroom

Signal Hill Outdoor Classroom 22 Signal Park Lane, Belleville, Illinois

Join us for regular stewardship days at the Outdoor Classroom. Everyone is welcome to come help as they can. Tasks generally include litter pick-up, garden maintenance, and invasive plant removal.

Arlington Wetlands Volunteer Day

Arlington Wetlands Arlington Drive Il, Pontoon Beach, Illinois

Come out to Arlington Wetlands (Arlington Drive, Pontoon Beach, IL) for a volunteer stewardship day. Help install signs, plant buttonbush, pick up trash liter, and remove invasive plants from the […]


Buds & Bark Hike – Winter Tree ID

Willoughby Heritage Farm and Conservation Reserve 631 Willoughby Lane, Collinsville, Illinois

Hikers will explore the winding, looping trails of Willoughby Farm while also learning some tips and tricks for Winter Tree Identification. (Remember: Correct tree species identification during the Jingle Hike […]