Prairie People Work Days
Join the many concerned citizens at our Prairie People Workdays. Offered by the Forest Preserve District of
Will County, these workdays are an opportunity for you to help restore natural areas within the county.
Seasonal activities may include: seed collecting, brush removal, prairie planting, garbage pickup, and more.
Workdays are held on weekends from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00
p.m. Each workday will have a Forest Preserve
representative to coordinate the morning's
activities. Tools, gloves, and water are
provided. Please dress for outdoor work.
Participants may also want to pack a snack.
Groups of 10 or more are asked to
preregister so that there are enough tools.
(Youth groups please have one adult/every
To preregister or for more information, call
the Forest Preserve District of Will County
Trail Sentinels and
Interested individuals are welcome to become trail sentinels as part of the Forest Preserves volunteer program.
These volunteers work with the Forest Preserve police department making sure that the trails remain enjoyable
for all to use. Volunteers can bike, walk, in-line skate, or cross-country ski along the trail to assist visitors as
For more information on becoming an Old Plank Road Trail volunteer or trail sentinel, call the Forest Preserve
District of Will County, 815-727-8700.
Old Plank Road Trail
A 22-mile recreation and nature trail in northeastern Illinois