top of page

The Volo Bog Blog is Live

International Bog Day 2024

Bog day 2024.jpg

Bogs in Art Now on Display 

bogs in art 2024.jpg

Next Game Day is August 18

New Days Added!

Board games.jpg


Bogs and Books summer 2024.jpg

Just Arrived
*Zip up Hoodies
*Purple Hoodies
*& Hats

New Arrivals 
Short Sleeve T's 
-Long Sleeve T's
- Hoodies 
-Ice Tea/Beer Tankards
-Irish Coffee Mugs
-Finger puppets

Volo Bog Habitat Restoration Team
Additional dates will be posted soon

Workdays through 7-2023.jpg

Volunteer and Make a Difference
For You and Your Parks

Bog tours through 8-2024.jpg

Call for Tour Dates

bog tours spanish.jpg
volunteers sought.jpg

Volunteer and Make a Difference

IDNR is hiring.jpg
Screenshot (74).png
walks with a naturalist through 9-2024.jpg
Bird walks through 10-2024.jpg

Please See our Happenings Page For Additional Information on our Events and Sales


Discover membership benefits & join today with the click of a button. 



Friends of Volo Bog  operates solely on your donations and dedication of our loyal band of volunteers.

Please follow the link and click on the donation button to donate. Thank you!


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 both Friends of Volo Bog and Friends of Moraine Hills State Park boards

  • Docents & Bog Naturalists at VBSNA once-a-month on weekends

  • Youth Program Naturalists at VBSNA – once-a-week on Wednesdays or Thursdays

  • Volunteer Veterans Conservation Corps at VBSNA & MHSP

  • Habitat Restoration & Stewardship Team at VBSNA & MHSP

  • Adopt-a-Road at VBSNA

Learn more by visiting our IDNR Websites:

And the Friends of Moraine Hills Website:

Planning a Visit to the Bog

Normally, 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


Your Purchase Supports.jpg

The Tamarack Shop

Your Purchase supports

Volo Bog State Natural Area


Your Purchase Supports
Volo Bog State Natural Area

Friends of Volo Bog

Mission Statement


The mission of the Friends of Volo Bog is;


  • To promote citizen awareness of the natural heritage of Volo Bog State Natural Area through the support of education and special events.


  • To help with the acquisition of property, if needed.


  • To help insure the continued care and preservation of Volo Bog State Natural Area as a natural historic site.

bottom of page