Events

September 2019

The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sat, Sep 7 • 1:30 pm

Fall Pond Dip

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Sep 7 • 1:30 pm

Live Healthy, Discover Nature! Hike

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sat, Sep 7 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
people watching a monarch butterfly
Special Event Sun, Sep 8 • 12 pm

Migrating Monarchs Celebration

Thatcher Woods Pavilion • River Forest, IL 60305
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sun, Sep 8 • 1 pm

Stroll Through a September Prairie

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
close up of goldenrod flowers
Sun, Sep 8 • 1 pm

Plant Spotlight on Composites

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Sep 8 • 1:30 pm

Animal Evidence

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sun, Sep 8 • 1:30 pm

Wild Edibles

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Sep 8 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Tue, Sep 10 • 8 am

Tuesday Mornings are for the Birds!

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
People putting up a tent at a Camping 101 event.
Tue, Sep 10 • 5:30 pm

Camping 101 for Outdoor Youth Organizations

Camp Dan Beard • Northbrook, IL 60062
a Trailside Museuem staff member reading a book to children
Wed, Sep 11 • 10 am

Nature Tots

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Wed, Sep 11 • 10 am

Wee Wonders

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
two red-headed woodpeckers in a dead tree at Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center. Photo by Joe Occhiuzzo.
Wed, Sep 11 • 5 pm

Priority Species of the Chicago Wilderness Library Program

Chicago Public Library – Altgeld Branch • Chicago, IL 60827
#BirdThePreserves logo
Thu, Sep 12 • 7:30 am

Bird Walk

Perkins Woods • Evanston, IL 60201
#BirdThePreserves logo
Fri, Sep 13 • 7:30 am

Bird Walk

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
public art at Cummings Square
Fri, Sep 13 • 4 pm

Faire at the Square

Cummings Square • River Forest, IL 60305
Bird and fall color at Skokie Lagoons
Sat, Sep 14 • 7:30 am

LaBagh Woods Viaje de Campo para Observación de Aves

Irene Hernandez Family Picnic Area • Chicago, IL 60630
Sagawau Canyon
Sat, Sep 14 • 10 am

Canyon Tour

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sat, Sep 14 • 10 am

R.I.P. Stewardship Workday

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Sep 14 • 10 am

Archaeology Day

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
children building a shelter out of tree branches
Sat, Sep 14 • 12 pm

Fall Nature Fest

LaBagh Woods • Chicago, IL 60630
trees with orange and yellow leaves at Trailside Museum
Sat, Sep 14 • 1 pm

Autumn Nature Walks

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sat, Sep 14 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sat, Sep 14 • 7 pm

Night Sky Programs-Light Pollution-Losing the night sky.

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Blenz Prairie at Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Sun, Sep 15 • 9 am

Prairie Week Celebration

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sun, Sep 15 • 10 am

Yoga in the Woods

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
a person painting outside at Crabtree Nature Center
Special Event Sun, Sep 15 • 11 am

Art in Nature: Color the Preserves

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Sep 15 • 1:30 pm

Birding Basics

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Sep 15 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
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