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Memories and Gratitude: An Ode to Volunteers

Posted on Friday, September 19th, 2014 in Activities, Nature

  By Bria Fleming Each year in the height of summer here at Kankakee Sands, the plants are growing in earnest,  the seeds are ripening, our workload is increasing exponentially and I am filled with a renewed appreciation for the time and dedication of our volunteers. They give selflessly of themselves and their time, many … Continued

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities at Kankakee Sands  

Posted on Thursday, June 27th, 2013 in Nature

PHOTO: North Newton High School Fundamentals of Agriculture Students clean up garbage along Kankakee Sands roadsides. Photo by Bria Fleming/TNC For those looking to volunteer their time and make a difference at a nature site, Kankakee Sands offers a variety of opportunities. Join them every Thursday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. CST through the … Continued

Get outside & lend a hand: 3 cool “hands-on” opportunties

Posted on Monday, January 31st, 2011 in Nature

Want to do more than just visit the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore? Take advantage of one (or more) of the following three opportunities to really get involved! Saturday Feb 5, 2011 9:00am-1:00 pm: The Indiana Coastal Cooperative Weed Management Area team is working with Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore to put together an army to battle … Continued

Get outside & lend a hand: 3 cool “hands-on” opportunties

Posted on Monday, January 31st, 2011 in Nature

Want to do more than just visit the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore? Take advantage of one (or more) of the following three opportunities to really get involved! Saturday Feb 5, 2011 9:00am-1:00 pm: The Indiana Coastal Cooperative Weed Management Area team is working with Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore to put together an army to battle … Continued

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