Events

September 2019

people in kayaks cleaning up the Little Calumet River
Thu, Sep 26 • 5 pm

Kayak the Des Plaines

Maywood Grove • Maywood, IL 60153
#BirdThePreserves logo
Fri, Sep 27 • 8 am

Bird Walk

Deer Grove-East • Cook County, IL 60074 (near Palatine)
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Fri, Sep 27 • 6:30 pm

Pioneer Living: Candle Making and Night Hike

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
#BirdThePreserves logo
Sat, Sep 28 • 7:30 am

Bird Walk

Burnham Prairie • Burnham, IL 60633
two volunteers cut buckthorn with loppers at River Trail Nature Center
Sat, Sep 28 • 9:30 am

Restoration Workday

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
Wellness in the Woods logo
Sat, Sep 28 • 10 am

Wellness in the Woods: Mindful Walk

Thatcher Woods • River Forest, IL 60305
a Conservation at Home evaluator in a home garden.
Sat, Sep 28 • 10 am

Conservation@Home: Composting Workshop

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Thatcher Woods Pavilion building
Sat, Sep 28 • 10 am

Wellness in the Woods Walk-Awakening the Wonder of Your Senses at Thatcher Woods

Thatcher Woods Pavilion • River Forest, IL 60305
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sat, Sep 28 • 1:30 pm

Naturalist’s Choice

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Sep 28 • 1:30 pm

Biomimicry: The Nature of Innovation

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
a large bonfire
Special Event Sat, Sep 28 • 2 pm

Party for the Preserves

Deer Grove-East • Cook County, IL 60074 (near Palatine)
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sat, Sep 28 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sun, Sep 29 • 1 pm

Bees, Wasps & Hornets

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
prairie grasses at Sagawau Environmental Learning Center
Sun, Sep 29 • 1 pm

Fall Prairie Sketch

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Sep 29 • 1:30 pm

All-A-Buzz About Bees

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Sep 29 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062

October 2019

exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Tue, Oct 1 • 8 am

Tuesday Mornings are for the Birds!

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Wellness in the Woods logo
Wed, Oct 2 • 10 am

Wellness in the Woods: Mindful Walk

Thatcher Woods • River Forest, IL 60305
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Wed, Oct 2 • 10 am

Small Serendipity

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Thatcher Woods Pavilion building
Wed, Oct 2 • 10 am

Wellness in the Woods Walk-Awakening the Wonder of Your Senses at Thatcher Woods

Thatcher Woods Pavilion • River Forest, IL 60305
a woman walking with her baby at LaBagh Woods
Wed, Oct 2 • 10 am

Mommy and Me Trail Walks

Sauk Trail Woods-Central • South Chicago Heights, IL 60411
a person taking aim with a bow and arrow
Wed, Oct 2 • 4 pm

Archery 101

Sauk Trail Woods-Central • South Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Thu, Oct 3 • 10:30 am

Nature Story Times

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
children playing with natural materials at the Dan Ryan Woods nature play area
Thu, Oct 3 • 10:30 am

Nature Play Date

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
a Conservation at Home evaluator in a home garden.
Thu, Oct 3 • 1 pm

Conservation@Home: Composting for a Sustainable Lifestyle

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
people in a canoe on Wampum Lake
Thu, Oct 3 • 4:30 pm

Paddle the North

Beck Lake • Cook County, IL 60016 (near Des Plaines)
people setting up a tent at a Camping 101 event
Fri, Oct 4 - Sat, Oct 5

Family Campout

Camp Bullfrog Lake • Willow Springs, IL 60480
#BirdThePreserves logo
Fri, Oct 4 • 8 am

Bird Walk

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
public art at Cummings Square
Fri, Oct 4 • 4 pm

Magical Mammals & Peculiar Plants

Cummings Square • River Forest, IL 60305
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Fri, Oct 4 • 7 pm

Sand Ridge Audubon Society

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
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