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Animal Encounter Events

August 2020

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

September 2020

Thu, Sep 3 • 10 am

Animal Encounter: Amphibians

Facebook Live from River Trail Nature Center
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sat, Sep 5 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sun, Sep 6 • 11 am

Meet an Owl

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Sep 6 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
prairie grasses at Sagawau Environmental Learning Center
Fri, Sep 11 • 11 am

Life in the Tall Grasses

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sat, Sep 12 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Monarch butterflies roosting in a cottonwood tree at Orland Grassland
Sun, Sep 13 • 1 pm

Migrating Monarchs

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Monarch butterflies roosting in a cottonwood tree at Orland Grassland
Sun, Sep 13 • 1 pm

Monarch Butterfly Release

Facebook Live from Trailside Museum
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sun, Sep 13 • 1:30 pm

Meet our Birds

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Sep 13 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Two honey bees. Photo by Jerry Attere.
Sat, Sep 19 • 1:30 pm

The Buzz About Bees

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sat, Sep 19 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Sun, Sep 20 • 11 am

Pollinator BioBlitz

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Sep 20 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Fri, Sep 25 • 9:30 am

Meet a Box Turtle

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sat, Sep 26 • 10 am

Hiding in Plain Sight

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sat, Sep 26 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
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