GLACIAL PRAIRIE CHAPTER WORK PARTY

Brush Clean-up

Saturday, February 24 Р9:00 a.m. to Noon 

Location: Benedict Prairie with Alan Eppers

Benedict Prairie is a unique remnant located along a right-of-way on the old Kenosha-Silver Lake-Beloit branch of the Chicago Northwestern Railroad. The original vegetation is described by UW-Milwaukee Professor Philip Whitford in this pamphlet. See the before and after photos blow showing our progress in the last few months (photos courtesy of Alan Eppers).

Difficulty level: easy-medium; level but uneven terrain

WHAT TO BRING:

Participants should wear natural fibers, at least for outer layers. You will need sturdy footwear, clothes that can get beat up and work gloves.

WORK PARTY LEADER:

RVSP and for questions/information contact Alan Eppers (email) or at 847-691-6505.

DIRECTIONS:

I-94 to state hwy 50 (Kenosha/Lake Geneva exit) Hwy 50 west 1.5 miles to 144th Ave. South on 144th Ave 0.6 miles Benedict Prairie is on the east side. There is a sign near the road.

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