Get Involved

Interested in volunteering at the dunes? Here’s how:

Northside College Preparatory High School group workday, 2013

Northside College Preparatory High School group workday, 2013

For the most part, volunteering at the dunes involves removing invasive species. You could also plant any plants that we have, remove trash, or propose a project of your own!

Tools, gloves, and instruction are provided.

Please check the weather and dress accordingly.

Volunteer Dates

Workday, March 2012

Workday, March 2012

Pending the reopening of Chicago’s lakefront, 2020 Volunteer Dates are the 3rd Saturday of the Month  from 9:30 am- 12:30 pm (other dates by request)

  • July 18
  • August 15
  • September 19
  • October 17

Meet at the entrance to the dune habitat at the west end of the pier, just north and east of Pratt Avenue.

To learn more, contact:

Ann Whelan at dune.steward@gmail.com