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The Land Conservancy seeks volunteers at local sites

WOODSTOCK – Get started on those New Year’s resolutions to be more active and work off the holiday pounds at one of The Land Conservancy’s upcoming land restoration projects.

No experience is needed. Tools and refreshments will be provided.

• The Bothie Conservation Area: 10 a.m to 1 p.m. Wednesday. The property is on South Street in Woodstock. The driveway is 500 feet west of the entrance to the Serenity Creek subdivision on the north side of the road.

• Ryder’s Woods, Woodstock: 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Volunteers should park in the lot on Kimball Avenue.

• Yonder Prairie Nature Preserve, Woodstock: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 6. Volunteers should park along Rose Farm Road, about one-quarter mile south of Kishwaukee Valley Road, and enter the property from there.

The Land Conservancy of McHenry County is a local nonprofit organization that works with individuals and communities throughout the county to preserve natural, scenic and agricultural land for the benefit of current and future generations.

For information, visit or call 815-337-9502.


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