Openlands is partnering with the Shedd Aquarium for the Great Lakes Action Days program, to protect and conserve the Great Lakes.
The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, July 11 at Openlands Lakeshore Preserve in Highland Park. The preserve features carefully restored ecosystems that allow visitors to experience the beauty of rare ravine and bluff ecosystems.
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Volunteers will help remove invasive vegetation, plant native grasses and wildflowers, and collect important data about lakeshore conditions through a variety of citizen-science projects. Visit openlands.org to learn about the preserve. To sign up for a workday, contact Reid Bogert at (312) 692-2739.