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Departments: Forest Preserve

Volunteer Opportunities


  • Volunteer Land Steward Program assists in forest, prairie and wetland management and restoration work.
    The DeKalb County Forest Preserve Land Stewards meet every Wednesday morning at forest preserves to work on a variety of forest, prairie and wetland restoration projects. 
  • Annual Sycamore Lions Club
    Great Western Trail Clean – Up
    Saturday, April 20th
    8:00 a.m. – 10a.m.

Meet at Lions Picnic Shelter @ Sycamore Forest Preserve 955 E. State St, Sycamore 60178
( 1/2 mile east of downtown Sycamore).

  • Kishwaukee Kiwanis Club
    DeKalb / Sycamore Trail Clean – Up
    Saturday, April 20th
    8:00 a.m. – 10a.m.

Meet behind Walmart in Theater parking lot near trail.

At all events wear work clothes and gloves, dress for the weather.  All ages welcome to Volunteer

For information about these volunteer opportunities or the DeKalb County Forest Preserve District call 815-895-7191 or visit the website for updates.

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Most County Offices will close at noon on Friday April 19, 2019

County offices will reopen on Monday, April 22, 2019.

Please check with individual offices for office hours.