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Wednesday Stewardship Days – Nygren Wetland Preserve

Sep 7, 2022

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Boundaries Bar and Grill
3190 W Rockton Rd.
Rockton IL, United States

(815) 964-6666

Nygren Wetland Preserve

Address: 3190 W. Rockton Rd., Rockton IL  61072

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

NLI’s most ambitious restoration to date hosts a complex of habitats and rare species. Volunteer tasks include control and removal of bush honeysuckle and garlic mustard or other invasive species, planting/collecting seeds, helping in the greenhouse, planting plugs, general maintenance, bird and mammal monitoring, prescribed burns, and set-up for special events. Enjoy the beauty of the prairies and wetlands while you work.

Individuals or groups who wish to participate in this volunteer Stewardship Day should contact:

Zach Grycan, Director of Stewardship, for more information and to confirm participation at 920/912-4338,  zgrycan@naturalland.org or Tyler Pellegrini, Restoration Ecologist, 815-970-5012, tpellegrini@naturalland.org.

You are welcome to help during the entire time listed or for part of the day. Please let Zach know what time to expect you.

What to bring:

NLI provides tools and gloves. Bring your own water. If you plan to stay through lunch, you may want to bring a sack lunch. Dress for the weather. Long sleeves, pants, and sturdy boots are recommended.

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