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January 2020

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
Cancelled Fri, Jan 10 • 7 pm

Wolf Moon Hike

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
a family snowshoeing at trees and ground covered with snow at River Trail Nature Center
Sun, Jan 12

Winter Walks

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sun, Jan 12 • 10 am

Yoga in the Woods

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
a family snowshoeing at trees and ground covered with snow at River Trail Nature Center
Sun, Jan 12 • 11 am

Snowshoe Trekking

Camp Reinberg • Palatine, IL 60074
a person taking photos at Crabtree Nature Center
Thu, Jan 16 • 8 am

Winter Photoshoot

Thatcher Woods Pavilion • River Forest, IL 60305
A black-capped chickadee at Linne Woods.
Sat, Jan 18 • 9:30 am

Winter Bird Walk

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
trees and ground covered with snow at River Trail Nature Center
Sat, Jan 18 • 10 am

Hike the Preserves: Fitness Hike

Yankee Woods • Cook County, IL 60477 (near Tinley Park)
trees and ground covered with snow at River Trail Nature Center
Sat, Jan 18 • 10 am

Hike the Preserves: Walk & Talk Hike

Oak Forest Heritage Preserve-East • Oak Forest, IL 60452
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sat, Jan 18 • 7 pm

Night Owl Hike

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sun, Jan 19 • 1:30 pm

Tracks & Scat Hike

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
a group cooking over a campfire at Camp Shabbona Woods
Fri, Jan 24 • 7 pm

Winter Campfire & Night Hike

Camp Shabbona Woods • South Holland, IL 60473
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Fri, Jan 24 • 7 pm

Winter Night Hike

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Wellness in the Woods logo
Cancelled Sat, Jan 25 • 10 am

Wellness in the Woods Walk

Dan Ryan Woods Pavilion • Chicago, IL 60620
trees and ground covered with snow at River Trail Nature Center
Sun, Jan 26 • 10 am

Hike the Preserves: Fitness Hike

Country Lane Woods • Cook County, IL 60480 (near Willow Springs)

February 2020

exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Feb 1 • 1:30 pm

Live Healthy, Discover Nature! Hike

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sat, Feb 1 • 1:30 pm

Prairie Wolf Party

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
a person cross-country skiing at Sagawau Environmental Learning Center
Sat, Feb 8 • 9 am

Ski the White Winter Wave

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
a person in a survival shelter in the snow at Whistler Woods
Sat, Feb 8 • 12 pm

Winter Exploration Day

Thatcher Woods Pavilion • River Forest, IL 60305
a trail covered in snow and lined with candles at night at trees and ground covered with snow at River Trail Nature Center
Sat, Feb 8 • 6 pm

Sweetheart Night Hike

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
a family snowshoeing at trees and ground covered with snow at River Trail Nature Center
Sun, Feb 9

Winter Walks

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
two volunteers cut buckthorn with loppers at River Trail Nature Center
Thu, Feb 13 • 12:30 pm

Earth Day Celebration with the BackYard Nature Center

Erickson Woods • Cook County, IL 60093 (near Winnetka)
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Fri, Feb 14 • 6:30 pm

Valentine’s Day Night Hike

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Fri, Feb 14 • 7 pm

Date Night in the Starlight

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
trees and ground covered with snow at River Trail Nature Center
Sat, Feb 15 • 10 am

Hike the Preserves: Fitness Hike

Sauk Trail Woods-Central • South Chicago Heights, IL 60411
people hiking in fall
Sat, Feb 15 • 10 am

Hike the Preserves: Walk & Talk Hike

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
a hiker at Thatcher Woods with snow and fall colors
Sat, Feb 15 • 1 pm

Warm Hearts, Cold Noses Hike

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sat, Feb 15 • 1:30 pm

Wild Winter Warmup

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sun, Feb 16 • 10 am

Yoga in the Woods

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Feb 16 • 1:30 pm

In Search of the Snow Flea

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
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