Events

November 2021

a marshmallow roasting over a campfire
Fri, Nov 5 • 5:30 pm

Songs, Stars & S’mores

Caldwell Woods • Chicago, IL 60646
Sat, Nov 6 • 7:30 am

Bird Walk

Burnham Prairie • Burnham, IL 60633
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Sat, Nov 6 • 9:30 am

Ecological Restoration Volunteer Day

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Nov 6 • 10 am

Nature for Little Ones: Animal “Coats”

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sat, Nov 6 • 10 am

Bison Day Migration Hike

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sat, Nov 6 • 10 am

Seed Collecting Workday

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sat, Nov 6 • 10 am

Restoration Workday

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Boathouse and lake at Camp Bullfrog Lake
Sat, Nov 6 • 11 am

Know Before You Go: Map Reading & Orienteering

Camp Bullfrog Lake • Willow Springs, IL 60480
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Nov 6 • 2 pm

Live Healthy, Discover Nature! Hike

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sat, Nov 6 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sat, Nov 6 • 3:30 pm

Dinner is Served

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sun, Nov 7 • 9:30 am

Waterfowl Watch

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Sun, Nov 7 • 10 am

5K Trail Run for Beginners

Evans Field • River Grove, IL 60171
Sun, Nov 7 • 1 pm

Nature in Spanish: ¿Nevará? (Will it snow?)

Facebook Live from Sand Ridge Nature Center
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sun, Nov 7 • 1 pm

Resident Raptors

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Sun, Nov 7 • 1 pm

Queen Quest

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Nov 7 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Wed, Nov 10 • 10 am

Fitness Hike

Sunset Bridge Meadow • River Grove, IL 60171
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Wed, Nov 10 • 10 am

Wee Wonder: Fall Migration

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

Mother Nature and Me: Migration

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Thu, Nov 11 • 10 am

Still Here, Hiding in Plain Sight

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Fri, Nov 12 - Sun, Nov 14 • 9 am

Nature Story Trail: “Giving Thanks”

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
a marshmallow roasting over a campfire
Fri, Nov 12 • 5:30 pm

Stars, Stories & S’mores

Dan Ryan Woods Pavilion • Chicago, IL 60620
A Forest Preserves staff member showing how to light a fire in front of a small group at a Camping 101 event.
Fri, Nov 12 • 5:30 pm

Cooking 101

Camp Dan Beard • Northbrook, IL 60062
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sat, Nov 13 • 9 am

Thanksgiving Drive and Drop Food Drive

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Sat, Nov 13 • 9:30 am

Ecological Restoration Volunteer Day

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Nov 13 • 10 am

Nature Play Date: Earth Art

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sat, Nov 13 • 10 am

R.I.P. Stewardship

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Sat, Nov 13 • 10 am

America Recycles Day

Deer Grove-East • Cook County, IL 60074 (near Palatine)
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sat, Nov 13 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
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