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August 2021

River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sat, Aug 14 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sun, Aug 15 • 1 pm

Bring on the Butterflies!

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sun, Aug 15 • 1:30 pm

Meet our Birds

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Aug 15 • 1:30 pm

Flight of the Bumblebee

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Aug 15 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Wed, Aug 18 • 7:30 pm

Inviting All Insects: Insects at your Headlights Tailgate Party

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Fri, Aug 20 • 8 pm

Going Batty over Bats Night Hike

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Ruby-throated hummingbird feeding on cardinal flower at McCormick Woods. Photo by Fidencio Marbella.
Special Event Sat, Aug 21 • 9 am

Hummingbird Fest

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sat, Aug 21 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Aug 22 • 3 pm

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River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Sat, Aug 28 • 11 am

All About Beavers

Evans Field • River Grove, IL 60171
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sat, Aug 28 • 1 pm

Raising Monarch Butterflies

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sat, Aug 28 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sun, Aug 29 • 1:30 pm

Decomposers

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Aug 29 • 1:30 pm

The Buzz on Bees

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

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062

September 2021

River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sat, Sep 4 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Sep 5 • 1:30 pm

Animal Encounter

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Sep 5 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Wed, Sep 8 • 10 am

Wee Wonders: Super Scales

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sat, Sep 11 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
people watching a monarch butterfly
Special Event Sun, Sep 12 • 12 pm

Migrating Monarchs Celebration

Thatcher Woods Pavilion • River Forest, IL 60305
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Sun, Sep 12 • 1 pm

Migrating Monarchs

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sun, Sep 12 • 1:30 pm

Meet our Birds

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Sep 12 • 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 17 • 7 pm

Singing Insects

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
A view of the North Branch of the Chicago River from LaBagh Woods.
Sat, Sep 18 • 12 pm

Fall Nature Fest

LaBagh Woods • Chicago, IL 60630
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sat, Sep 18 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Sun, Sep 19 • 10 am

Sweeping the Prairie

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Sep 19 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
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