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July 2019

The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Tue, Jul 23 - Thu, Jul 25 • 9:30 am

Young Naturalists Field Camp

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
A Forest Preserves staff member showing how to light a fire in front of a group at a Camping 101 event.
Tue, Jul 23 • 5:30 pm

Camping 101: Individuals & Families

Camp Bullfrog Lake • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center building in Lemont
Thu, Jul 25 • 5 pm

Canyon Tour

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center building in Lemont
Sat, Jul 27 • 10 am

Monarch Lab

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center building in Lemont
Sun, Jul 28 • 10 am

Gardenside Chat

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439

August 2019

The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Thu, Aug 1 • 10 am

S.E.N.I.O.R.S.

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center building in Lemont
Fri, Aug 2 • 5 pm

Hummingbird Sit

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center building in Lemont
Sat, Aug 3 • 10 am

Ornithology 101: Hummingbird Families

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sat, Aug 3 • 10:30 am

Pond Dip

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
mountain bikers on the Palos single track trails
Special Event Sun, Aug 4 • 9 am

CAMBr Meltdown

Pulaski Woods • Cook County, IL 60480 (near Willow Springs)
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center building in Lemont
Sun, Aug 4 • 10 am

Sagawau Science: Tree Identification Series-The Understory

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sun, Aug 4 • 10 am

Yoga in the Woods

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Wed, Aug 7 • 10:30 am

Afternoons with Mother Nature: Cicadas

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center building in Lemont
Sat, Aug 10 • 10 am

Hummingbird Sit

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

R.I.P. Stewardship Workday

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center building in Lemont
Sun, Aug 11 • 1 pm

Hummingbird Sit

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sun, Aug 11 • 1:30 pm

Nature’s Choice

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
three children building a fort out of logs
Wed, Aug 14 • 12 pm

Nature Discovery Day

Swallow Cliff Woods-North • Cook County, IL 60464 (near Palos Park)
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Thu, Aug 15 • 1 pm

The Fantastic Forest

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Fri, Aug 16 • 7 pm

Paddling under the Planets

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
people fishing on the shoreline of a lake during a fishing derby
Sat, Aug 17 • 8 am

Fishing Derby

Tampier Lake Boating Center • Cook County, IL 60467 (near Orland Park)
Ruby-throated hummingbird feeding on cardinal flower at McCormick Woods. Photo by Fidencio Marbella.
Special Event Sat, Aug 17 • 9 am

Hummingbird Fest

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
Sat, Aug 17 • 10 am

Hike the Preserves: Interpretive Hike

St. Mihiel Woods-East • Cook County, IL 60477 (near Tinley Park)
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center building in Lemont
Sun, Aug 18 • 1 pm

Hummingbird Sit

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center building in Lemont
Sat, Aug 24 • 1 pm

Gardenside Chat

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
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