TLC workdays begin Wednesday

WOODSTOCK – After a brief holiday break, The Land Conservancy of McHenry County’s Winter Land Restoration Days are set to start again.

No experience is necessary. Tools and refreshments will be provided. Volunteers should dress for the weather, wear sturdy work shoes and bring water to drink.

From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, volunteers will gather at the Weier Preserve in Island Lake to rescue some oaks and hickories. The site is at the northwest corner of Roberts and Lamphere roads. Volunteers should park along Lamphere.

From 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 29, the final Oak Rescue of the year will take place at Harvard’s Gateway Park. A hot lunch will be served after the work. The site is at Route 23 and Heritage Lane in Harvard. Volunteers should enter from Marengo Road, look for other vehicles and park near them.

Dec. 30 will be the first volunteer workday at the Concannon Preserve in Woodstock. Work will be done from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The site is at Southview and Edgewood drives in Woodstock, just east of the Country Ridge subdivision. Volunteers should park along Edgewood.

TLC is a nonprofit land conservation organization that works with individuals and communities to preserve and restore natural, agricultural and scenic lands throughout McHenry County.

Additional information can be found at www.conservemc.org or by calling 815-337-9502.

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