Volo Bog Boardwalk
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What can I do now?
A History of Birds and People in the Heart of America with Author Michael Edmunds. February 8, VBSNA
Bird in my Neighborhood
Call for Volunteers!
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Bluebird Monitors Training Workshop
March 21, 1:00 - 3:00 PM
or phone 815-344-1294
Photo by Mike Schmitt
Photo contest Winners
Most programs are free, donations happily accepted. Reservations may be required.
Bogs and Books
Check our our Winter selections.
Volo Bog State Natural Area & McHenry Dam
8:00 AM ~11:00 AM.
For Beginning and experienced birders alike.
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Moraine Hills State Park, 9:30-Noon
Learn more for 2020 dates.
Volunteer Veterans Conservation Corps
*One Common Cause: Protection & Enhancing our Natural Environment
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Friends of Volo Bog operates solely on your donations and dedication of our loyal band of volunteers.
Friends of Volo Bog is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the preservation of Volo Bog through education & citizen awareness.
Volo Bog & Moraine Hills Park has exciting volunteer opportunities available.
Volunteer and make a difference! - Please Inquire:
Join a Friends’ Board – openings on Friends of Volo Bog
Birds in my Neighborhood trainings begin January 15
Youth Program Naturalists at VBSNA – once-a-week on Wednesdays or Thursdays; Training March 19 & 25
Bluebird Monitors for VBSNA, MHSP, and other locations in McHenry & Lake Counties, training March 21
Volunteer Veterans Conservation Corps at VBSNA & MHSP
Habitat Restoration & Stewardship Team at VBSNA & MHSP
Adopt-a-Road at VBSNA resumes in March
Planning a Visit to the Bog
The Visitor Center is open Wednesday - Sunday from
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
There are times when staff/volunteers are not available and hours may change on short notice