Periodical Cicadas: Special Exhibit

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439

Periodical cicadas return to Northeastern Illinois. This special exhibit will help answer your buzzing questions about periodical cicadas.

Walk and Talk

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

For curious minds who want to know more about the Forest Preserves, these hikes will be led at a slower […]

Archery

Cherry Hill Woods • Cook County, IL 60464 (near Palos Park)

Attend this session to learn the basics of archery. Equipment provided. Ages 10 & up.

Walk with Pride!

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439

Join us this Pride Month for a self-guided interpretive walk to learn about LGBTQ2S+ people in conservation.

Event Series Women’s Wellness

Women’s Wellness

Swallow Cliff Woods-North • Cook County, IL 60464 (near Palos Park)

Join The Do-Good Movement for a yoga class followed by a women’s wellness discussion based around the 31 Days to […]

Creek Survey

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439

Clean water supports a biodiverse ecosystem. Help us survey Sagawau’s creek to see what life it supports. Ages 12 & […]

Summertime Stories

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480

Join us for stories told by the Naperville Chinese Storytime group and enjoy nature-based art and activity afterwards. Supplies provided. […]

Nests: Birds Baskets of Life

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439

We’ll search for nests and nesting activity. Bring binoculars or borrow ours.nestnes

Event Series I am a Scientist

I am a Scientist

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480

Ignite your child’s sense of wonder and curiosity as we explore, experiment, and make discoveries in the natural world. Ages […]

Camping & Cooking 101

Camp Bullfrog Lake • Willow Springs, IL 60480

This 2-hour workshop covers camping and outdoor cooking basics. Camping and cooking gear provided. All ages.

Without Limits: Adventure for All

Saganashkee Slough Boat Launch • Cook County, IL 60480 (near Willow Springs)

Enjoy climbing and kayaking in this program specially designed for individuals with a primary physical disability or visual impairment.

Event Series R.I.P. Stewardship

R.I.P. Stewardship

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480

Join us as we Remove Invasive Plants with bow saws or loppers. Tools, gloves and a snack provided. Closed toed shoes and long […]

Rocks on the Beach: Great Lakes Geology 101

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439

Enjoy a presentation that highlights how beachcombing for rocks on the shore of Lake Michigan provides a window into the […]

Event Series S.E.N.I.O.R.S.

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

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480

Seniors Enjoying Nature Inside/Outside Rain or Shine! Join us for a nature-inspired adventure for seniors. Ages 55 & up.