Join the Land Conservation Foundation’s Stewardship Saturdays at its Sangamon River Corridor Reserve near Monticello. Meet at the Sangamon River Corridor Reserve on Allerton Road, just west of the Monticello Golf Club, from 9:00-11:00 am. Interested volunteers need only bring a pair of work gloves and their drinking water or snacks, if desired. LCF will have any tools if necessary.
Come see us at the Menard County Trails & Greenways booth at the Petersburg Harvest Fest. We’ll there all day answering questions about places to visit in Menard County. We’ll have trail maps available for the trails at Lincoln’s New Salem State Historic Site and other cool handouts. While you’re there you can visit the shops on the square, grab a cool beverage at Hand of Fate Brewery, and stay for Captain Geech and Shrimp Shack Shooters in the evening.
Join Menard County Trails & Greenways for our bi-monthly meeting where we will discuss current and future projects.
Join volunteers from the Upper Sangamon River Conservancy for a Mussel Survey on the Sangamon River at Riverbend Forest Preserve near Mahomet, Illinois.
Frank Grgurich, a Master Gardener who has been growing vegetables for several years on a large scale as well as composting will talk about: “Garbage to black GOLD. Free fertilizer from your kitchen and yard and maybe your neighbors.”