Events

September 2019

a large bonfire
Special Event Sat, Sep 21 • 3 pm

Party for the Preserves

Camp Bullfrog Lake • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Sun, Sep 22 • 9:30 am

Bird Banding

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
Wellness in the Woods logo
Sun, Sep 22 • 1 pm

Wellness in the Woods: Mindful Walk

Thatcher Woods • River Forest, IL 60305
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sun, Sep 22 • 1 pm

Goldenrods

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Thatcher Woods Pavilion building
Sun, Sep 22 • 1 pm

Wellness in the Woods Walk-Awakening the Wonder of Your Senses at Thatcher Woods

Thatcher Woods Pavilion • River Forest, IL 60305
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Sep 22 • 1:30 pm

Birds of Prey

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sun, Sep 22 • 2 pm

Meet our Birds of Prey

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Sep 22 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Tue, Sep 24 • 8 am

Tuesday Mornings are for the Birds!

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
two Forest Preserves staff members, one standing on a trail, one standing below in an area with erosion issues
Tue, Sep 24 • 5:30 pm

Tinley Creek Ravines Project Open House

Orland Park Civic Center • Orland Park, IL
a woman walking with her baby at LaBagh Woods
Wed, Sep 25 • 10 am

Mommy and Me Trail Walks

Vollmer Road Grove • Cook County, IL 60478 (near Country Club Hills)
A Forest Preserves staff member showing how to light a fire in front of a group at a Camping 101 event.
Wed, Sep 25 • 5:30 pm

Camping 101: Individuals and Families

Camp Bullfrog Lake • Willow Springs, IL 60480
#BirdThePreserves logo
Thu, Sep 26 • 7:30 am

Bird Walk

Perkins Woods • Evanston, IL 60201
people in kayaks cleaning up the Little Calumet River
Thu, Sep 26 • 5 pm

Kayak the Des Plaines

Maywood Grove • Maywood, IL 60153
#BirdThePreserves logo
Fri, Sep 27 • 8 am

Bird Walk

Deer Grove-East • Cook County, IL 60074 (near Palatine)
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Fri, Sep 27 • 6:30 pm

Pioneer Living: Candle Making and Night Hike

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
#BirdThePreserves logo
Sat, Sep 28 • 7:30 am

Bird Walk

Burnham Prairie • Burnham, IL 60633
two volunteers cut buckthorn with loppers at River Trail Nature Center
Sat, Sep 28 • 9:30 am

Restoration Workday

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
Wellness in the Woods logo
Sat, Sep 28 • 10 am

Wellness in the Woods: Mindful Walk

Thatcher Woods • River Forest, IL 60305
a Conservation at Home evaluator in a home garden.
Sat, Sep 28 • 10 am

Conservation@Home: Composting Workshop

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Thatcher Woods Pavilion building
Sat, Sep 28 • 10 am

Wellness in the Woods Walk-Awakening the Wonder of Your Senses at Thatcher Woods

Thatcher Woods Pavilion • River Forest, IL 60305
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sat, Sep 28 • 1:30 pm

Naturalist’s Choice

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Sep 28 • 1:30 pm

Biomimicry: The Nature of Innovation

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
a large bonfire
Special Event Sat, Sep 28 • 2 pm

Party for the Preserves

Deer Grove-East • Cook County, IL 60074 (near Palatine)
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sat, Sep 28 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sun, Sep 29 • 1 pm

Bees, Wasps & Hornets

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
prairie grasses at Sagawau Environmental Learning Center
Sun, Sep 29 • 1 pm

Fall Prairie Sketch

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Sep 29 • 1:30 pm

All-A-Buzz About Bees

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Sep 29 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062

October 2019

exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Tue, Oct 1 • 8 am

Tuesday Mornings are for the Birds!

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
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