Sagawau Environmental Learning Center

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, in southwest Cook County near Lemont, promotes the study of nature in a relaxed setting. A visitor center and classroom building opened in 2010 includes exhibits on geology, history, and habitat management.

 

Some featured programs include environmental education for high schools; workshops for teachers and other adults; tours of Cook County’s only canyon, and general public walks and programs. Sagawau provides habitat for over 100 species of migrant and resident birds, and is home for the banding program of the Chicagoland Bird Observatory – visitors welcome in season.

 

In winter Sagawau becomes a premier Nordic ski location, with rentals, lessons, and groomed trails. Click here more information on the Sagawau Nordic Ski Program.

 

Sagawau Canyon Nature Preserve is a unique area with unusual plants and rock formations. Guided walks are scheduled spring through fall. Individual access is restricted to protect this unique and fragile site.

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12545 West 111th St
Lemont, IL 60439

630-257-2045

Hours
9 am – 4 pm daily

Closed:
Thanksgiving, Christmas Day & New Year’s Day

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September 2015
Sat, Sep 5 • 1 PM
Free

The Life of Lichens

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
SeriesSun, Sep 6 • 10 AM
Free

Canyon Tour

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Sat, Sep 12 • 1 PM
Free

Arthropod Search

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
SeriesSun, Sep 13 • 10 AM
Free

Canyon Tour

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Sat, Sep 19 • 1 PM
Free

Master Gardner Series: Fall Planting

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
SeriesSun, Sep 20 • 10 AM
Free

Canyon Tour

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
SeriesFri, Sep 25 • 10 AM
Free

Canyon Tour

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
SeriesFri, Sep 25 • 2 PM
Free

Canyon Tour

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Sat, Sep 26 • 9 AM
Free

A Smorgasbord of Biodiversity

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
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SeriesSat, Sep 26 • 10 AM
Free

Photo Meet Up

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
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SeriesSat, Sep 26 • 10 AM
Free

Photo Meet Up

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Sun, Sep 27 • 10 AM
Free

Drop In Fossil Hunt

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Sun, Sep 27 • 10 AM
Free

Biodiversity in the Forest Preserves

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
October 2015
SeriesSat, Oct 3 • 10 AM
Free

Canyon Tour

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Sun, Oct 4 • 1 PM
Free

Fungi

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
SeriesSat, Oct 10 • 10 AM
Free

Canyon Tour

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Sun, Oct 11 • 1 PM
Free

Fall Color Walk

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
SeriesSat, Oct 17 • 10 AM
Free

Canyon Tour

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Sun, Oct 18 • 1 PM
Free

Master Gardner Series: Winterize Your Garden

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
SeriesSat, Oct 24 • 10 AM
Free

Canyon Tour

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Sun, Oct 25 • 9 AM
Free

Bird Sketching

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
SeriesSat, Oct 31 • 10 AM
Free

Canyon Tour

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
November 2015
SeriesSun, Nov 1 • 10 AM
Free

Canyon Tour

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Sat, Nov 7 • 1 PM
Free

Bryophyte Basics

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
SeriesSun, Nov 8 • 10 AM
Free

Canyon Tour

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Sat, Nov 14 • 1 PM
Free

Winter Tree Identification

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Sun, Nov 15 • 1 PM
Free

Master Gardener: Native Plants in Your Garden

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Sat, Nov 21 • 9 AM
Free

Ecological Restoration

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Sun, Nov 22 • 9 AM
Free

Ecological Restoration

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Sat, Nov 28 • 9 AM
Free

Ecological Restoration

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Sun, Nov 29 • 9 AM
Free

Ecological Restoration

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
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Visit two of the treasures of the Forest Preserves of Cook County