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September 2020

open woodland at Salt Creek Woods Nature Preserve
Wed, Sep 30 • 5 pm

Ecology Walk

Bemis Woods-North • Cook County, IL 60523 (near Oak Brook)

October 2020

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Sat, Oct 3 • 10 am

Restoring Nature

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sat, Oct 3 • 10 am

Oaktober Nature Walk

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Sat, Oct 3 • 1 pm

Restaurando la Naturaleza

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Oct 3 • 1:30 pm

Live Healthy, Discover Nature! Hike

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Thu, Oct 8 • 9 am

Story Trail Walk

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sat, Oct 10 • 6 am

Early Risers

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Bird and fall color at Skokie Lagoons
Sat, Oct 10 • 10 am

Fall Color Hike

Camp Pine Woods • Cook County, IL 60056 (near Mount Prospect)
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sun, Oct 11 • 11 am

Autumn Seeds

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sun, Oct 11 • 1 pm

Seed Search

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Rolling Knolls Pavilion
Mon, Oct 12 • 10 am

Explore Rolling Knolls

Rolling Knolls • Elgin, IL 60120
a trail and bridge at Oak Forest Heritage Preserve
Wed, Oct 14 • 5:30 pm

Haunted History Hike

Oak Forest Heritage Preserve-East • Oak Forest, IL 60452
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Fri, Oct 16 • 6 pm

Nocturnal Creatures Walk

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Sat, Oct 17 • 9 am

Trail Tales

Busse Lake Beisner Road Access • Cook County, IL 60007 (near Elk Grove Village)
a bur oak savanna
Sat, Oct 17 • 10 am

Walk and Talk: Celebrate OAKtober

Beaubien Woods • Chicago, IL 60827
Sat, Oct 17 • 10 am

Fitness Hike

Sweet Woods • Cook County, IL 60476 (near Thornton)
trees with orange and yellow leaves at Trailside Museum
Sat, Oct 17 • 10 am

Fall Color Hike

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
sugar maples with bright yellow leaves at Lake Avenue Woods-East
Sat, Oct 17 • 11 am

Falling into Autumn Walks

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
creek in fall at Black Partridge Woods
Sat, Oct 17 • 1 pm

Fall Color Walk

Palos Park Woods-North • Cook County, IL 60464 (near Palos Park)
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sat, Oct 17 • 1 pm

Did You Hear That?

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Busse Lake Boating Center
Sun, Oct 18 • 9 am

Trail Tales

Busse Lake Boating Center • Cook County, IL 60007 (near Elk Grove Village)
Pin oak in fall. Photo by Jane Balaban.
Sun, Oct 18 • 1 pm

Fall Color

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Open woodland with yellow leaves and sun going down. Photo by Irene Flebbe.
Sun, Oct 18 • 1:30 pm

Family Fall Color Walk

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Bird and fall color at Skokie Lagoons
Tue, Oct 20 • 10 am

Fall Color Hike

Forest Way Grove • Cook County, IL 60022 (near Glencoe)
Halloween Hoot n Howl logo
Thu, Oct 22 • 9 am

Hoot n’ Howl: Not-Very-Scary Story Trail Walk

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Halloween Hoot n Howl logo
Fri, Oct 23 • 6 pm

Hoot n’ Howl: Creatures of the Night Flashlight Hike

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sat, Oct 24 • 10:30 am

Adaptation Hike

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
a footpath through open woods at Arie Crown Forest
Sat, Oct 24 • 11 am

Restoration Highlight Hike

Sundown Meadow • Countryside, IL 60525
Halloween Hoot n Howl logo
Sat, Oct 24 • 6 pm

Hoot n’ Howl: Creatures of the Night Flashlight Hike

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Open woodland with yellow leaves and sun going down. Photo by Irene Flebbe.
Sun, Oct 25 • 10 am

Fall Color Walk

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
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