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January 2020

two volunteers in the snow
Mon, Jan 20 • 12 pm

M.L.K. Jr. Day of Service

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
volunteers at Dan Ryan Woods
Mon, Jan 20 • 1:30 pm

Volunteer Workday

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
Wellness in the Woods logo
Cancelled Sat, Jan 25 • 10 am

Wellness in the Woods Walk

Dan Ryan Woods Pavilion • Chicago, IL 60620

February 2020

a child looking at an animal at Sand Ridge Nature Center
Sat, Feb 1 • 10 am

Nature for Little Ones: Indoor Scavenger Hunt

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Jerri Hossli at the Sand Ridge Nature Center bird garden.
Sat, Feb 1 • 10 am

Conservation@Home: Native Landscape Design

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
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
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sun, Feb 2 • 11 am

Groundhog Day

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
children playing with natural materials at the Dan Ryan Woods nature play area
Thu, Feb 6 • 10:30 am

Nature Play Date

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
two painted tree trunk slices leaned up against a post at Sand Ridge Nature Center
Sat, Feb 8 • 10 am

Tree Cookie Painting

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sun, Feb 9 • 2 pm

Meet Our Birds of Prey

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
a child looking at an animal at Sand Ridge Nature Center
Wed, Feb 12 • 10 am

Wee Wonders

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
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
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Feb 15 • 11:30 am

Seed Swap

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Wellness in the Woods logo
Sat, Feb 15 • 1:30 pm

The Nature of Black Wellness – The Outdoors and Black Health, Past and Present

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sun, Feb 16 • 10 am

Nature Play Date: Lincoln Logs

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
#BirdThePreserves logo
Wed, Feb 19 • 9 am

Bird Walk

Eggers Grove • Chicago, IL 60617
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Fri, Feb 21 • 6:30 pm

Our Transient Nature: A History of the Sand Ridge Campus & Calumet Region

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Sat, Feb 22 • 10 am

Canned Heat the Chicago Way: Hot Giardiniera

Dan Ryan Woods Pavilion • Chicago, IL 60620
a Forest Preserves staff member leading a group on an Underground Railroad history hike at Sand Ridge Nature Center
Sat, Feb 22 • 11 am

Black History Month: Underground Railroad Hikes

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sun, Feb 23 • 10 am

Conservation Station

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
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