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

Daily Hours
Building 9 am – 4 pm
Grounds 8 am – 4 pm

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

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June 2016
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Canyon Tour

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Sun, Jun 5 • 10 AM
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Birds Nests

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SeriesThu, Jun 9 • 5 PM
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Canyon Tour

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SeriesSat, Jun 11 • 10 AM
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Canyon Tour

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Sun, Jun 12 • 10 AM
Free

Bluebird Monitoring

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SeriesSat, Jun 18 • 10 AM
Free

Canyon Tour

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Sun, Jun 19 • 10 AM
Free

Sagawau’s Living Library: The Tallgrass Prairie

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Tue, Jun 21 • 10 AM
Free

Butterfly Lab

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Thu, Jun 23 • 5 PM
Free

Bird Banding

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SeriesSat, Jun 25 • 10 AM
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Photo Meet Up

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SeriesSat, Jun 25 • 10 AM
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Canyon Tour

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Sun, Jun 26 • 1 PM
Free

Master Gardener Series: Gardening for Birds

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Tue, Jun 28 • 12 PM
Free

Dragonfly Oasis

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Wed, Jun 29 • 8 AM
Free

Bird Banding

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
July 2016
Sat, Jul 2 • 10 AM
Free

Naturalist Choice

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
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SeriesSun, Jul 3 • 10 AM
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Canyon Tour

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Wed, Jul 6 • 8 AM
Free

Bird Banding

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Sat, Jul 9 • 10 AM
Free

Stinging, Biting, Blood-sucking Invertebrates

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
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SeriesSun, Jul 10 • 10 AM
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Canyon Tour

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Wed, Jul 13 • 8 AM
Free

Bird Banding

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Thu, Jul 14 • 5 PM
Free

Butterfly Lab

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Sat, Jul 16 • 10 AM
Free

Creek Peek

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SeriesSun, Jul 17 • 10 AM
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Canyon Tour

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Tue, Jul 19 • 12 PM
Free

Dragonfly Oasis

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Wed, Jul 20 • 8 AM
Free

Bird Banding

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Fri, Jul 22 • 10 AM
Free

Invertebrate Workshop

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Sat, Jul 23 • 1 PM
Free

Master Gardener Series: Pollinators

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
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SeriesSun, Jul 24 • 10 AM
Free

Canyon Tour

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Wed, Jul 27 • 8 AM
Free

Bird Banding

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
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SeriesThu, Jul 28 • 5 PM
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Canyon Tour

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Sat, Jul 30 • 10 AM
Free

Sagwau’s Living Library: The Tallgrass Prairie

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
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SeriesSun, Jul 31 • 10 AM
Free

Canyon Tour

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
August 2016
Sat, Aug 6 • 10 AM
Free

Hummingbird Sit

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Sun, Aug 7 • 1 PM
Free

Master Gardener Series: Gardening for Hummingbirds

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Thu, Aug 11 • 5 PM
Free

Hummer Watch

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Sat, Aug 13 • 10 AM
Free

Hummingbird Sit

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Sun, Aug 14 • 10 AM
Free

Hummingbird Sit

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Hummingbird Fest

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Sun, Aug 21 • 10 AM
Free

Hummingbird Sit

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Thu, Aug 25 • 5 PM
Free

Songs of Summer

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Sat, Aug 27 • 1 PM
Free

Hummingbird Theatre

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Sun, Aug 28 • 10 AM
Free

Hummingbird Sit

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