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May 2020

dead man's fingers fungus growing at Trailside Museum
Cancelled Sat, May 30 • 1:30 pm

Spring Fungi Hike

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Cancelled Sun, May 31 • 1 pm

“Bone” Appétit

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
two coyotes at Yankee Woods
Cancelled Sun, May 31 • 1:30 pm

Coyotes

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062

June 2020

Sat, Jun 6 • 2 pm

Nature Trivia Live

Facebook Live from Little Red Schoolhouse
salamander in dirt.
Sun, Jun 7 • 1 pm

Splendid Salamanders

Zoom Presentation
Thu, Jun 11 • 10 am

S.E.N.I.O.R.S. Nature Trivia

Zoom Presentation
Striped hairstreak butterfly on butterfly weed. Photo by Kris DaPra.
Mon, Jun 15 • 12 pm

Nature in the Northwest Suburbs Live

Facebook Live from Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison
Sat, Jun 20 • 10 am

Searching for Sasquatch

Facebook Live from River Trail Nature Center

July 2020

Thu, Jul 9 • 7 pm

Singing Insects Monitoring Training

Zoom Presentation
Sat, Jul 11 • 10 am

Singing Insects Monitoring Training

Zoom Presentation
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Tue, Jul 14 - Thu, Jul 16 • 9:30 am

Water is Life: Studying Aquatic Ecosystems

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
Wed, Jul 15 • 10:30 am

Mother Nature and Me: Bats

Zoom Presentation
Sun, Jul 26 • 1 pm

Wiggling Waters

Facebook Live from Crabtree Nature Center
Tue, Jul 28 • 10 am

Pond Dip

Facebook Live from Trailside Museum
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Tue, Jul 28 • 8 pm

Jewels of the Night Sky: Lightning Bugs

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Wed, Jul 29 • 2 pm

Pond Dip Discoveries

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Thu, Jul 30 • 7:30 pm

Sunset Nature Photography

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062

August 2020

Sat, Aug 1 • 10 am

Nature for Little Ones: Nature in Color

Facebook Live from Sand Ridge Nature Center
monarch butterfly feeding on a sunflower
Sat, Aug 1 • 10 am

Monarch Monitor Blitz

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
A red milkweed beetle on common milkweed at Busse Woods
Wed, Aug 12 • 10:30 am

Mother Nature & Me: Milkweed Webinar

Zoom Presentation
Thu, Aug 13 • 10 am

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

Zoom Presentation
Thu, Aug 20 • 10 am

“I Am a Scientist”

Facebook Live from Little Red Schoolhouse

September 2020

Thu, Sep 3 • 5 pm

Potable Water Demonstration

Zoom Presentation
Two honey bees. Photo by Jerry Attere.
Sun, Sep 6 • 1 pm

Bees, Wasps & Hornets

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
archaeological artifacts, including arrowheads, ceramics and historic bottles
Sat, Sep 12 • 10 am

Archaeology Day

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
prairie grasses at Sagawau Environmental Learning Center
Sat, Sep 12 • 1 pm

Prairie Grasses

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
Tue, Sep 15 • 5 pm

Step Up, Be Counted

Swallow Cliff Woods-North • Cook County, IL 60464 (near Palos Park)
close up of goldenrod flowers
Wed, Sep 16 • 1:30 pm

Goldenrod and Asters Live!

Facebook Live from Sagawau Environmental Learning Center
Thu, Sep 17 • 10 am

I Am a Scientist

Facebook Live from Little Red Schoolhouse
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Sep 20 • 11 am

GPS Scavenger Hunt

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
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