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November 2019

Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Fri, Nov 22 • 7 pm

Night Hike

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sat, Nov 23 • 7:30 pm

Starry, Starry Night

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
pioneer cabins at Sand Ridge Nature Center
Special Event Sun, Nov 24 • 10 am

47th Annual Settlers’ Day

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sun, Nov 24 • 1 pm

Aw Nuts!

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Sat, Nov 30 • 1 pm

Fall Hike

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439

December 2019

Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sat, Dec 7 • 1 pm

Trailside History Hike

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Dec 7 • 1:30 pm

Live Healthy, Discover Nature! Hike

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sun, Dec 8 • 1 pm

Where Did the Cold-blooded Creatures Go?

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Fri, Dec 13 • 7 pm

Night Owls

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sat, Dec 14 • 4:30 pm

Evening Owl Hike

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Dec 15

Winter Walks

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Fri, Dec 20 • 7 pm

Evening Owl Hike

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Fri, Dec 20 • 7 pm

Candle Lantern Hike

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Sat, Dec 21 • 10 am

Hike the Preserves: Walk & Talk Hike

Midlothian Meadows • Cook County, IL 60428
a person walking on the Des Plaines Trail in winter
Sat, Dec 21 • 11 am

Hike the Des Plaines

Evans Field • River Grove, IL 60171
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sat, Dec 21 • 1 pm

Winter Solstice Nature Hike

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sat, Dec 21 • 6:30 pm

Winter Solstice Bonfire

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sun, Dec 22 • 1 pm

Winter Walk

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
two children with walking sticks in the snow at Whistler Woods
Mon, Dec 23 • 11 am

Winter Break-Out Adventure

Thatcher Woods Pavilion • River Forest, IL 60305
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Fri, Dec 27 • 10 am

Winter Hike

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
a person pulling their sled back up the sledding hill at Caldwell Woods
Fri, Dec 27 • 11 am

Winter Break-Out Adventure

Rolling Knolls • Elgin, IL 60120
the indoor climbing wall at Camp Sullivan
Sat, Dec 28 • 11 am

Winter Break-Out Adventure

Camp Sullivan • Oak Forest, IL 60452

January 2020

a person pulling their sled back up the sledding hill at Caldwell Woods
Thu, Jan 2 • 11 am

Winter Break-Out Adventure

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Fri, Jan 3 • 10 am

Winter Hike

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
a group of volunteers posing for a photo outside
Sat, Jan 4 • 10 am

Stewardship Workday & Exploring Winter Creatures Hike

Beaubien Woods • Chicago, IL 60827
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sat, Jan 4 • 10 am

New Year Nature Bath

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sat, Jan 4 • 1 pm

New Year’s Resolution Walk

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Jan 4 • 1:30 pm

Live Healthy, Discover Nature! Hike

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sun, Jan 5 • 1 pm

Survival Hike

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Fri, Jan 10 • 7 pm

Wolf Moon Hike

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
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