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Seed Collecting Workday

Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills

Date & Time:

Sat, Oct 23 • 10 am - 12 pm


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


Once prairie plants have finished blooming, restoration specialists collect their seeds to help restore parts of the prairie that have been overrun with invasive species. Help collect seeds that will be spread here at Crabtree. Work gloves, long pants and sleeves, eye protection, and water required. Ages 10 & up w/ an adult.

All visitors over 2 years of age must wear a mask indoors at all times. Unvaccinated visitors should also wear a mask outdoors when physical distancing (six feet from other people) is not possible.

Registration Required: Call Crabtree at 847-381-6592.


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