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April 2020

#BirdThePreserves logo
Cancelled Wed, Apr 8 • 8:30 am

Sagawau Bird Hikes

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
Wellness in the Woods logo
Cancelled Sat, Apr 11 • 10 am

Wellness Walks in Thatcher Woods

Thatcher Woods • River Forest, IL 60305
a group walks through a prairie
Cancelled Sat, Apr 11 • 11 am

Hike the Preserves: Fitness Hike

Wolf Road Prairie • Cook County, IL 60154 (near Westchester)
people walking along a nature trail in 1904
Cancelled Sat, Apr 11 • 1 pm

Trailside and Vicinity History Walk

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Cancelled Sun, Apr 12 • 10 am

Spring at the Quarry

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
Wellness in the Woods logo
Cancelled Wed, Apr 15 • 10 am

Wellness in the Woods: Mindfulness Walk

Swallow Cliff Woods-North • Cook County, IL 60464 (near Palos Park)
#BirdThePreserves logo
Cancelled Thu, Apr 16 • 8 am

Bird Walks

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
a group walks through a prairie
Cancelled Sat, Apr 18 • 10 am

Hike the Preserves: Fitness Hike

Sweet Woods • Cook County, IL 60476 (near Thornton)
people hiking in fall
Cancelled Sat, Apr 18 • 10 am

Hike the Preserves: Walk & Talk

Plum Creek Meadow • Cook County, IL 60411 (near Chicago Heights)
an Earth Day banner at Sand Ridge Nature Center
Cancelled Sat, Apr 18 • 10 am

Earth Day

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
a Forest Preserves staff member leading a group on an Underground Railroad history hike at Sand Ridge Nature Center
Cancelled Sat, Apr 18 • 1 pm

Hike the Freedom Trail

Beaubien Woods Boat Launch • Chicago, IL 60827
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Cancelled Sat, Apr 18 • 1:30 pm

Spring Wildflower Hike

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
spring beauty wildflower
Cancelled Sun, Apr 19 • 1 pm

Wildflower Walk

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
a family exploring the trails at Crabtree Nature Center
Cancelled Sun, Apr 19 • 1:30 pm

Spring Stroll

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Cancelled Wed, Apr 22 • 4:30 pm

Celebrate Earth Day

Carl R. Hansen Woods • Cook County, IL 60192 (near Schaumburg)
a group birding at Thatcher Woods
Cancelled Fri, Apr 24 • 9:30 am

Morning Bird Walks

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
american bullfrogs on a rock at Crabtree Nature Center
Cancelled Fri, Apr 24 • 7:30 pm

Frog Calls

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Cancelled Fri, Apr 24 • 7:30 pm

Night Hike

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
#BirdThePreserves logo
Cancelled Sat, Apr 25 • 7 am

Spring Morning Bird Walks

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
two volunteers cut buckthorn with loppers at River Trail Nature Center
Cancelled Sat, Apr 25 • 12:30 pm

Earth Day Celebration with the BackYard Nature Center

Erickson Woods • Cook County, IL 60093 (near Winnetka)
a family exploring the trails at Crabtree Nature Center
Cancelled Sat, Apr 25 • 1:30 pm

Spring Awakening Walk

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Cancelled Sun, Apr 26 • 1 pm

Red-wing Racket

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
#BirdThePreserves logo
Cancelled Wed, Apr 29 • 8:30 am

Sagawau Bird Hikes

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439

May 2020

exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Cancelled Sat, May 2 • 1:30 pm

Live Healthy, Discover Nature! Hike

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Cancelled Sun, May 3 • 7 am

Migration Walk

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
two children playing on logs at Trailside Museum of Natural History
Cancelled Sun, May 3 • 11 am

Spring Festival

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Cancelled Sun, May 3 • 1 pm

Birds & Blooms

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Cancelled Sun, May 3 • 1:30 pm

Spring Stroll

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Wellness in the Woods logo
Cancelled Wed, May 6 • 10 am

Wellness in the Woods: Mindfulness Walk

Rolling Knolls • Elgin, IL 60120
#BirdThePreserves logo
Cancelled Thu, May 7 • 8 am

Bird Walks

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
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