We are close to completion of a number of actions needed to meet the goals of our Stewardship Challenge Grant:
— We are asking for your help to raise the last $385 we need to meet our $7000 fundraising goal. The Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation will match our locally-raised funds 3:1 with $21,000 for seeds and plants to restore the savanna and prairie. Can you help us meet our goal? See below for how you can donate.
— The savanna is nearly cleared of brush! We will hold a May 2 workday to clear the remaining brush and pull garlic mustard. This is the final work we need to accomplish before we seed and plant the woods with a native understory. RSVP to Pete Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org if you can come help out anytime between 9am and Noon on Sunday.
— Members of Richmond Burton Community High School’s National Honor Society have written about their experiences helping out in this restoration effort. Read their testimonials here!
Friends of Hackmatack NWR
P.O. Box 413
Richmond, IL 60071
Call 262-448-3558 to listen for the latest updates on upcoming activities. If you need to reach us, please leave a message and we will return your call.
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