In Spring 2015, the Forest Preserves of Cook County will offer two Alternative Spring Break Volunteer Opportunities to college/university students. We are looking for your help to get the word out.
Alternative Spring Break Land Management Crew Volunteer – Spring 2015
Spend your spring break gaining valuable experience and learning skills in the oldest and largest Forest Preserve in the nation. The Forest Preserves of Cook County (FPCC) create an emerald jewel around the City of Chicago comprised of 69,000 acres of a variety of ecosystems. Learn about how the FPCC manages these valuable natural resources, the tools used to do the job and ways we are adapting to environmental changes in a highly urbanized environment. Typical work days include: invasive species removal, brush pile burning, tree care and removal, herbicide application, prescription burning and other general land management responsibilities. Click the direct link to learn more and to apply: Alternative Spring Break Land Management Crew Volunteer – 2015