2014-2015 Work Day Schedule
Updated 2/27/2014

To join a workday crew, meet at the headquarters barn shortly before 9 AM.
Click on DIRECTIONS TO NACHUSA GRASSLANDS tab at the left to get directions to the barn.

What can I expect when I volunteer on Saturdays?

 
   

2014 Work Days

 
March 2014 – Brush and Fire Season
1 Annual Fire Refresher for Nachusa Crew - NO WORKDAY
8 Orland Prairie 
15 Big Woods
22 Fame Flower Knob
29 Tellabs Savanna - West Unit
   
April 2014 – Brush and Fire Season
5 Tellabs Savanna East Unit
12 Hamill–Winter Prairie Unit
19 Tellabs Savanna West Unit
26 Orland Prairie Southeast Unit
 
May 2014 - Weed Season
3 ANNUAL NACHUSA PLANNING MEETING
9 am to 12:30 pm
10 Prairie Potholes Unit
17 Schafer Prairie Unit
24 West Heinkel Savanna Unit
31 Tellabs Savanna East Unit
   
June 2014 Weed and Seed Season
7 Schafer Prairie Unit
14 Dot & Doug Wade Prairie Unit
21 Prairie Potholes Unit
5th ANNUAL FRIENDS PRAIRIE POTLUCK
28 Fame Flower Knob Unit
   
July 2014Weed and Seed Season
5 Kitten Tail Unit
12 Rolling Thunder Unit
19 Coneflower Unit
FRIENDS OF NACHUSA GRASSLANDS
ANNUAL MEETING
26 Dot & Doug Wade Prairie Unit
   
August 2014– Seed Season
2 Prairie Potholes Unit
9 Rolling Thunder Prairie Unit
16 Holland Savanna Unit
23 Dot & Doug Wade Prairie Unit
30 Big Woods Unit
   
September 2014Seed Season
6 Fame Flower Knob Unit
9, 10, 11 GRASSLAND RESTORATION
    NETWORK WORKSHOP. Invite only.
13 Rolling Thunder Unit
20 ANNUAL AUTUMN ON THE PRAIRIE

Celebration 10 am to 5 pm


This free event is open to the public. Activities
include 35 guided tours, horse–drawn wagon
rides, children’s tent, a food vendor, and more!
27 Holland Savanna Unit
   
October 2014 – Seed Season
4 Schafer Prairie Unit
11 Fame Flower Knob Unit
18 Hamill–Winter Prairie Unit
25 Holland Savanna Unit
   
November 2014 — Brush, Planting, and Fire Season
1

The Fen Unit

SEED HARVEST CELEBRATION

Hike from 3 to 5 pm, followed by a seed harvest
celebration potluck.

8 Orland Prairie Southeast Unit
15 Prairie Potholes Unit
22 Gobbler Bottoms Unit
29 Tellabs Savanna West Unit
   
December 2014 — Brush and Planting Season
6 East Heinkel Savanna Unit
13 Orland Prairie SE Unit Unit
20 Big Woods Unit
27 Gobbler Bottoms Unit
   
January 2015 — Brush Season
3 Big Woods Unit
10 Tellabs Savanna West Unit
17 Orland Prairie SE Unit
24 East Heinkel Unit
31 Gobbler Bottoms Unit
   
February 2015 — Brush Season
7 Orland Prairie SE Unit
14 Fame Flower Knob Unit
21 Prairie Potholes Unit
28 Gobbler Bottoms Unit
   
March 2015 – Brush and Fire Season
7 Tellabs Savanna East Unit
14 ANNUAL FIRE REFRESHER
For Nachusa Crew — 9 am
21 East Heinkel Savanna Unit
28 The Fen Unit