Events

August 2020

a garter snake at Salt Creek Nature Preserve
Sat, Aug 8 • 10 am

Let’s Feed the Snakes!

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
a person cutting buckthorn with loppers at Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sat, Aug 8 • 10 am

R.I.P. Stewardship Workday

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
A ruby-throated humming bird feeding on cardinal flower at Somme. Photo by Lisa Culp.
Sat, Aug 8 • 10 am

Hummingbird Sit

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
a garden with accessible raised beds, paved trail and interpretive signs
Sat, Aug 8 • 11 am

Cool Season Vegetables: Quick Crops Webinar

University of Illinois Extension Virtual Program
Wellness in the Woods logo
Cancelled Sat, Aug 8 • 1 pm

Wellness in the Woods Walks

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sat, Aug 8 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sun, Aug 9 • 10 am

I Spy Unnatural Things

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
woodland at Country Lane Woods
Sun, Aug 9 • 11 am

Country Lane Woods Hike

Country Lane Woods • Cook County, IL 60480 (near Willow Springs)
A ruby-throated humming bird feeding on cardinal flower at Somme. Photo by Lisa Culp.
Sun, Aug 9 • 1 pm

Hummingbird Sit

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
Halloween pennant dragonfly at Wampum Lake. Photo by Jim Phillips.
Sun, Aug 9 • 1 pm

Catching Dragons!

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Aug 9 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Cancelled Mon, Aug 10 - Fri, Aug 14 • 9 am

Summer Eco-Adventure Camp: Session 2

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
a garter snake at Salt Creek Nature Preserve
Tue, Aug 11 • 10 am

YouTube “Snakes” Virtual Story Time

River Forest Public Library YouTube Live
a web of yarn
Tue, Aug 11 • 6 pm

River Trail Art Series: Yarn Bomb

Zoom Presentation
Tue, Aug 11 • 6:30 pm

Book Talk about Nature

Zoom Presentation
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Wed, Aug 12 • 10 am

Nature Art Journaling

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
A red milkweed beetle on common milkweed at Busse Woods
Wed, Aug 12 • 10:30 am

Mother Nature & Me: Milkweed Webinar

Zoom Presentation
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Wed, Aug 12 • 7:30 pm

Twilight Hike

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Thu, Aug 13 • 10 am

S.E.N.I.O.R.S. Webinar

Zoom Presentation
people participating in an outdoor yoga class
Thu, Aug 13 • 12 pm

Yoga

Dan Ryan Woods-Central • Chicago, IL 60620
Thu, Aug 13 • 6 pm

Walk and Talk Hike

Oak Forest Heritage Preserve-East • Oak Forest, IL 60452
A ruby-throated humming bird feeding on cardinal flower at Somme. Photo by Lisa Culp.
Sat, Aug 15 • 9 am

Hummingbird Fest Live

Facebook Live from Sagawau Environmental Learning Center
Sat, Aug 15 • 10 am

Walk and Talk Hike

Plum Creek Meadow • Cook County, IL 60411 (near Chicago Heights)
Wellness in the Woods logo
Sat, Aug 15 • 11 am

Wellness in the Woods: Yoga in Nature

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
salamander in dirt.
Sat, Aug 15 • 11 am

Secret Salamanders

Facebook Live from Little Red Schoolhouse
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sat, Aug 15 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Garter snake at Forest Glen Woods.
Sun, Aug 16 • 11 am

Spectacular Snakes

Facebook Live from Little Red Schoolhouse
A ruby-throated humming bird feeding on cardinal flower at Somme. Photo by Lisa Culp.
Sun, Aug 16 • 1 pm

Hummingbird Sit

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
Ruby-throated hummingbird at Bunker Hill. Photo by Tom Lally.
Sun, Aug 16 • 1 pm

Hummers Galore

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
a great horned owl in a tree at Crabtree Nature Center
Sun, Aug 16 • 1:30 pm

Meet Our Birds of Prey

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
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