Volunteers needed for invasive plant removal at Bliss Woods Forest Preserve in Sugar Grove

SUGAR GROVE – A habitat restoration work day will be held at Bliss Woods Forest Preserve on Saturday, Sept. 25 from 9 a.m. to noon, according to a news release.

Honeysuckle and other invasive woody plants will be targeted for removal in addition to seed collecting and dispersal. Tools are provided but feel free to bring your favorite loppers and hand cutters.

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

Please wear sturdy shoes, long pants and long sleeves. Volunteers will meet at the in the parking lot of Templo Belen at 42w635 Kedeka Road.

Refreshments will be available at the break. 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.