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Teens from across the North Shore gathered on Saturday, April 7, at River Trail Nature Center in Northbrook for the Winnetka Youth Organization’s Forest Preserve Restoration Workday, helping remove invasive plants. PHOTOS BY RHONDA HOLCOMB/22ND CENTURY MEDIA
Winnetka Youth Organization members and Wilmette residents Maggie Cao (left), 15, and Sela Cornell, 15, clear buckthorn.
Jerry Attere, a naturalist with River Trail Nature Center in Northbrook, talks to volunteers.
Christina Gikas (left), executive director of the Winnetka Youth Organization, and Chloe Craig, 13, of Winnetka, clear buckthorn.
Nathan Worcester, Freelance Reporter
4:14 pm CDT April 9, 2018
Unseasonably cold temperatures on Saturday, April 7, did not stop members of the Winnetka Youth Organization (WYO) and other North Shore organizations from removing invasive plants along the River Trail Nature Center in Northbrook during its Forest Preserve Restoration Workday.