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Volunteers needed to help clean up Bliss Woods Forest Preserve

Work day scheduled for July 27

Bliss Woods forest preserve in Sugar Grove contains a maple woodland, a mixed-age forest.
Bliss Woods forest preserve in Sugar Grove contains a maple woodland, a mixed-age forest.

SUGAR GROVE – A habitat restoration work day will be held at Bliss Woods Forest Preserve from 9 a.m. to noon on July 27. Volunteers will meet in the main parking lot off of Bliss Road in Sugar Grove.

According to a news release, Bliss Woods is a beautiful, high-quality woodland hosting many unusual plants. Removing invasive species will help sustain its unique nature.

Tasks will include cutting invasive brush and possibly some seed collection. Volunteers are advised wear long sleeves, long pants and sturdy shoes. Gloves and mosquito repellent will also be needed

Refreshments will be served. Anyone under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. For further information please email Mary Ochsenschlager at maryoxie@sbcglobal.net or call Robb at the Kane County Forest Preserve at 630-232-5980.

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