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August 2020

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
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 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
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
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
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Aug 16 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Tue, Aug 18 • 11 am

Meet a Box Turtle

Facebook Live from Trailside Museum
Garter snake at Forest Glen Woods.
Thu, Aug 20 • 2 pm

Animal Encounter: Snakes

Facebook Live from River Trail Nature Center
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Fri, Aug 21 • 7 pm

Going Batty

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

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sun, Aug 23 • 10 am

Feeding Time at Trailside

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sun, Aug 23 • 1 pm

Magic Cicadas

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Aug 23 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Thu, Aug 27 • 2 pm

Bug-A-Palooza

Facebook Live from River Trail Nature Center
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Fri, Aug 28 • 1:30 pm

Turkey Talk

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sat, Aug 29 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Aug 30 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
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