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Party for the Preserves

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Date & Time:

Sat, Sep 26 • 9 am - 1 pm

Location:

Crabtree Nature Center
3 Stover Rd
Barrington Hills, IL 60010 (view web map)

Description:

Prairie Pickin’ (10am & 11am)*
Help us collect seeds of native Prairie Plants that will be used to restore areas of Crabtree. Long pants, long sleeves, closed-toe shoes and gloves recommended. Ages 10 & up with parent. *Pre-registration suggested as space is limited: Call 847-381-6592.

Seed Cleaning Demonstrations (9am – 1pm)
View a demonstration of staff cleaning seeds, learn how seeds are prepped to be planted.

Self-Guided Scavenger Hunts (9am – 1pm)
Pick up a scavenger hunt at the welcome table before your walk on the trail.

Select Organized Litter Obliterators (SOLO)
Help clean up the preserves as a way to give back and celebrate Nation Public Lands Day. Pick up Litter Obliterator supplies at the follow locations at any of our nature centers (9am – 3pm); Bemis Woods-South, Kickapoo Woods and Forest Way Grove (2pm – 6pm).


About Party for the Preserves

Enjoy a number of self-guided activities and guided programs on September 26 from 9am to 9pm at various Forest Preserves locations to celebrate National Public Lands Day. See all Party for the Preserves events.

All participants are required to wear masks and practice physical distancing. The number of participants may be capped for activities to allow for physical distancing.

Contact:

  • 847-381-6592
  • Crabtree.NatureCenter@cookcountyil.gov

Cost:

Free