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Earth Day Celebration with the BackYard Nature Center

Date & Time:

Sat, Apr 24 • 9 am - 12 pm


Tower Road Boat Launch
Tower Rd, west of Forestway Dr
Cook County, IL 60093 (view web map)
(near Winnetka)


Celebrate the 51st anniversary of Earth Day with a morning of service, learning and exploration.  Activities include nature play, fishing clinic, guided hike, litter cleanup, monitoring and stewardship exhibits, and a demonstration on how to repurpose buckthorn.

  • Session 1: 9 – 10:15 am
  • Session 2: 10:45 am – 12 pm

All participants are required to wear masks and practice physical distancing. 


  • 224-456-8602
  • Experience.Nature@cookcountyil.gov