Remove invasive species on 40 acres of habitat for birds, amphibians and wetland plants at Watersmeet Woods forest preserve in the Chicago River watershed to improve regional water quality. Project will engage 50 volunteers and support five Conservation Corps interns in invasive plant removal and train 10 citizen science leaders to monitor plants and animals at the project site.
NFWF Grant Profile
Five Star and Nature Restoration Trust
Project Title: Wetland Restoration, Community Engagement and Citizen Science at Watersmeet Woods Forest Preserve (IL)
Friends of the Forest Preserves