Schedule of Events
  1. Monthly Volunteer Workday
    9:00am to 12:00pm
    GE's May workday will take place at our Oakland Preserve. Project work will include repairs to the Kid's Exploration Trail, upgrades to the Stan Harris Trail, and invasive species removal from the woodland. Volunteer hours from this workday can count toward SIUC Saluki Volunteer Corp and the SIUC Environmental Ambassador Award. Volunteer workdays are family-friendly and open to everyone, no special skills are necessary. Tools, gloves, bug spray, snacks, and water will be provided. Bring your own water bottle to refill from our cooler. Long sleeves, pants and sturdy closed-toe shoes are recommended for working within the woodland. RSVPs are appreciated, but not necessary. Call 201-3774 or email director@greenearthinc.org for more information.
    20
    May
  2. Fourth Annual Community Play Day!
    9:00am to 11:00am
    Join us for a morning of fun within the Oakland Nature Preserve! Your family can enjoy nature-themed crafts, activities, learning stations, games, and hikes. Local beekeeper Mark Fletter of Dayempur Farms will be on site to educate and entertain. And you won't want to miss our popular insect table where kids can get up close and personal with the creepy-crawlies with whom we share our woods. Crafts and activities are geared to Pre K through 6th grade, but all ages are welcome. Light refreshments will be available. RSVPs are appreciated, but not necessary. Call 201-3774 or email director@greenearthinc.org for more information. Rain date: Sunday, June 4th,1-3pm
    03
    June