Events

February 2021

groundhog in grass
Wed, Feb 3 • 10 am

Groundhog Day, Again…

Facebook Live from River Trail Nature Center
Wed, Feb 3 • 2 pm

Woodworking with Invasives: Woodburning

Facebook Live from River Trail Nature Center
children playing on the treehouse at Dan Ryan Woods
Fri, Feb 5 • 12 pm

Open Nature Play Day

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Feb 6 - Sun, Feb 7 • 9 am

Winter Story Trail

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Sat, Feb 6 • 10 am

Nature for the Little Ones: Animal Clues

Facebook Live from Sand Ridge Nature Center
Sat, Feb 6 • 10 am

Virtual Walk: Des Plaines River

Facebook Live from River Trail Nature Center
a hiker at Thatcher Woods with snow and fall colors
Sat, Feb 6 • 11 am

Explore: Thatcher Woods

Thatcher Woods • River Forest, IL 60305
Sat, Feb 6 • 1:30 pm

From Sand Ridge to Freedom Road

Zoom Presentation
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sun, Feb 7 • 9:30 am

Winter Survival: Resting Reptiles (Self-Guided)

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sun, Feb 7 • 10 am

The Search for Gary the Groundhog and His Friends

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Tue, Feb 9 • 10 am

Small Serendipity

Facebook Live from River Trail Nature Center
Tue, Feb 9 • 2 pm

Creative Reuse to Reduce

Facebook Live from River Trail Nature Center
children playing on the treehouse at Dan Ryan Woods
Wed, Feb 10 • 10 am

Open Nature Play Day

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
Wed, Feb 10 • 10 am

Wee Wonders: Gary the Groundhog and His Friends

Facebook Live from Sand Ridge Nature Center
Wed, Feb 10 • 12 pm

Facebook Live at Lunchtime: Frozen Sun-Catchers

Facebook Live from Trailside Museum
Wed, Feb 10 • 6:30 pm

Bellwood & Beyond: A Presentation on Local Forest Preserves

Zoom Presentation
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Thu, Feb 11 - Sun, Feb 14 • 9 am

Children’s Animal Valentine Card Craft Pick Up

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Thu, Feb 11 • 1 pm

Valentines Forest Bathing

Facebook Live from Little Red Schoolhouse
children playing on the treehouse at Dan Ryan Woods
Fri, Feb 12 • 12 pm

Open Nature Play Day

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Feb 13 - Sun, Feb 14 • 9 am

Winter Story Trail

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sat, Feb 13 • 5 pm

Sweetheart Night Hike

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Feb 13 • 6 pm

Sand Ridge by Candlelight

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Sun, Feb 14 • 11 am

If Twigs Could Talk

Zoom Presentation
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sun, Feb 14 • 1:30 pm

Animals in Love

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Mon, Feb 15 - Sun, Feb 21 • 9 am

Children’s Story Trail: Ruby’s Birds

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Mon, Feb 15 • 11 am

Box Turtle Lunch

Facebook Live from Crabtree Nature Center
children playing on the treehouse at Dan Ryan Woods
Wed, Feb 17 • 10 am

Open Nature Play Day

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
Wed, Feb 17 • 12 pm

Facebook Live at Lunchtime: Raptor Training

Facebook Live from Trailside Museum
overhead photo of men working on digging out the Skokie Lagoons in July 1933
Wed, Feb 17 • 5:30 pm

History of the Forest Preserves: Skokie Lagoons

Zoom Presentation
Thu, Feb 18 • 10 am

I’m a Scientist: The Matter of Attraction

Facebook Live from Little Red Schoolhouse
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