Events

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Sat, Oct 1 - Mon, Oct 31

OAKtober Oak ID

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Tue, Oct 11 • 10 am

Wildlife Connections

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Tue, Oct 11 • 1 pm

Earth Science Week: Soils, the Root of the Prairie

Facebook Live from Sagawau Environmental Learning Center
#BirdThePreserves logo
Wed, Oct 12 • 8 am

Bird Walk

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Wed, Oct 12 • 10 am

Wee Wonders: Farmer’s Day

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center building
Wed, Oct 12 • 10 am

Open Nature Play Day

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
the activity barn at Camp Sullivan
Wed, Oct 12 • 5:30 pm

Camping 101

Camp Sullivan • Oak Forest, IL 60452
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Thu, Oct 13 • 10 am

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

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Thu, Oct 13 • 10 am

Walk & Talk

Black Partridge Woods • Cook County, IL 60439 (near Lemont)
Thatcher Woods Pavilion building
Thu, Oct 13 • 1 pm

Senior Fitness Walks in Thatcher Woods

Thatcher Woods Pavilion • River Forest, IL 60305
close up of a great horned owlet in the woods
Thu, Oct 13 • 6:30 pm

Owl Prowl

Eggers Grove • Chicago, IL 60617
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Fri, Oct 14 • 4:30 pm

Are You Afraid of the Woods?

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sat, Oct 15 • 10 am

Dendrophilia: Love of Trees

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Sat, Oct 15 • 10 am

Fitness Hike

Orland Grassland • Cook County, IL 60467 (near Orland Park)
mowed lawn at Miller Meadow with large trees with leaves changing from green to yellows and reds
Sat, Oct 15 • 10 am

Under the Canopy

Miller Meadow-South • Cook County, IL 60130 (near Forest Park)
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Sat, Oct 15 • 1 pm

Oak Ecology Hike

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
A view of the North Branch of the Chicago River from LaBagh Woods.
Sat, Oct 15 • 1 pm

Latinx Outdoors! 

LaBagh Woods • Chicago, IL 60630
Wellness in the Woods logo
Sat, Oct 15 • 1:30 pm

Wellness in the Woods

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sat, Oct 15 • 1:30 pm

Skins and Skulls

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sat, Oct 15 • 3 pm

What’s On The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Special Event Sun, Oct 16 • 10 am

FALL FESTIVAL (Don’t Miss!)

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
two people enjoying fall colors on the Des Plaines River Trail
Sun, Oct 16 • 12 pm

Fall Color Ramble-Bilingual

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Sun, Oct 16 • 1 pm

Fall Color Walk

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
Wellness in the Woods logo
Sun, Oct 16 • 1 pm

Wellness Walks in Thatcher Woods

Thatcher Woods • River Forest, IL 60305
trees with orange and yellow leaves at Trailside Museum
Sun, Oct 16 • 1 pm

Fall Habitat Hike

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sun, Oct 16 • 3 pm

Bone Appetit

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Oct 16 • 3 pm

What’s On The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Tue, Oct 18 • 10 am

Wildlife Connections

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
#BirdThePreserves logo
Wed, Oct 19 • 8 am

Bird Walk

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
morning on the prairie at Theodore Stone Forest. Photo by Bob Callebert.
Wed, Oct 19 • 10 am

Seed Collection

Theodore Stone Forest • Hodgkins, IL 60525