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September 2020

Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Thu, Sep 3 • 9 am

Story Trail

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Sep 5 • 1:30 pm

Live Healthy, Discover Nature! Hike

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Sun, Sep 6 • 1 pm

Grasshopper Hike

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Mon, Sep 7 • 10 am

Obstacle Course Hike

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Striped hairstreak butterfly on butterfly weed. Photo by Kris DaPra.
Mon, Sep 7 • 11 am

Pollination Celebration

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Mon, Sep 7 • 1 pm

Grasshoppers, Katydids, and Crickets, Oh My!

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Thu, Sep 10 • 11 am

Know Your Invasives

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
open grassland at Orland Grassland
Thu, Sep 10 • 6 pm

Walk and Talk Hike

Orland Grassland South • Cook County, IL 60467 (near Orland Park)
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sat, Sep 12 • 6 am

Early Risers

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sat, Sep 12 • 9 am

International Forest Bathing Day

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sat, Sep 12 • 9 am

International Forest Bathing Day

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sat, Sep 12 • 9 am

International Forest Bathing Day

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sat, Sep 12 • 9 am

International Forest Bathing Day

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Four family members on the edge of a lake at Busse Woods.
Sat, Sep 12 - Sun, Sep 13 • 9 am

Trail Tales

Busse Forest Elk Pasture • Cook County, IL 60007 (near Elk Grove Village)
a footpath through open woods at Arie Crown Forest
Sat, Sep 12 • 10 am

Ecology Walk

Theodore Stone Forest • Hodgkins, IL 60525
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Sep 12 • 6:30 pm

Singing Insects

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
close up of goldenrod flowers
Sun, Sep 13 • 10 am

Goldenrod Hike

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
A lagoon with a boat at Skokie Lagoons. Photo by chmoss.
Wed, Sep 16 • 10 am

Hike the Preserves

Erickson Woods • Cook County, IL 60093 (near Winnetka)
Wed, Sep 16 • 10 am

Hike the Preserves

Potawatomi Woods • Cook County, IL 60062 (near Northbrook)
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Thu, Sep 17 • 9 am

Story Trail

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
oak and hickory woodland at Dan Ryan Woods
Sat, Sep 19 • 10 am

Walk and Talk Hike

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
sauk lake
Sat, Sep 19 • 10 am

Fitness Hike

Sauk Trail Woods-Central • South Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sat, Sep 19 • 11 am

Farwell to Summer Walk

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Sun, Sep 20 • 7 am

Fitness Trail Walk

Spears Woods • Cook County, IL 60480 (near Willow Springs)
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sun, Sep 20 • 1:30 pm

Fall Wildflower Walk

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Fri, Sep 25 • 7 pm

Night Hike

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Sep 26 • 1:30 pm

Powerwalk the Burnham Greenway

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sun, Sep 27 • 1 pm

Crabtree History

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Sun, Sep 27 • 1 pm

Fall Nature Walk

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sun, Sep 27 • 1:30 pm

Fungi Identification Hike

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
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