Events

June 2020

Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Cancelled Tue, Jun 16 - Thu, Jun 18 • 9:30 am

Ecosystem Explorer Camp

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Cancelled Tue, Jun 16 - Thu, Jun 18 • 10 am

Spittlebug Nature Camp

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Wed, Jun 17 • 9 am

Red Fox at Trailside

Facebook Live from Trailside Museum
Wed, Jun 17 • 10 am

Happy Bird Day!

Facebook Live from Crabtree Nature Center
Wed, Jun 17 • 11 am

Screech… Screech… Hoot… Hoot…

Facebook Live from Little Red Schoolhouse
a great horned owl in a tree at Crabtree Nature Center
Wed, Jun 17 • 11 am

Meet Our Birds: Great Horned Owl

Facebook Live from Sand Ridge Nature Center
Mill Creek at McClaughrey Springs Woods
Wed, Jun 17 • 12 pm

Discover Forest Bathing

Facebook Live from Little Red Schoolhouse
Wed, Jun 17 • 1 pm

River Trail Puppet Playhouse Presents: “Melissa Gets A Tail”

Facebook Live from River Trail Nature Center
Bike riders on the Poplar Creek Trail System's Red Paved Loop
Wed, Jun 17 • 3 pm

Bike Safety and Etiquette on the Trails

Facebook Live from Crabtree Nature Center
two wildlife biologists banding egrets at Baker's Lake
Wed, Jun 17 • 5 pm

Bird Banding

Facebook Live from Sagawau Environmental Learning Center
reenactors in Civil War military uniforms
Fri, Jun 19 • 10 am

Juneteenth Celebration

Zoom Presentation
Sat, Jun 20 • 9 am

Drive n’ Drop Food Drive

Thatcher Woods • River Forest, IL 60305
Sat, Jun 20 • 10 am

Searching for Sasquatch

Facebook Live from River Trail Nature Center
canoes and kayaks racing on the Des Plaines River
Sat, Jun 20 • 10:30 am

Little Calumet River Paddle Facebook Live

Facebook Live from Sand Ridge Nature Center
Thatcher Woods Pavilion building
Cancelled Mon, Jun 22 - Fri, Jun 26 • 9 am

MakerNature Camp: Full STEAM Ahead

Thatcher Woods Pavilion • River Forest, IL 60305
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Cancelled Mon, Jun 22 - Fri, Jun 26 • 9:30 am

Jr Keepers Camp: Session 1

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Cancelled Tue, Jun 23 - Thu, Jun 25 • 9 am

Fish Head Camp

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Tue, Jun 23 • 10 am

Small Serendipity

Facebook Live from River Trail Nature Center
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Cancelled Wed, Jun 24 - Fri, Jun 26 • 9:30 am

Survivor Camp

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
a great blue heron taking off at McGinnis Slough. Photo by Steven Svalina
Wed, Jun 24 • 10:30 am

Mother Nature & Me – Herons

Zoom Presentation
A ruby-throated humming bird feeding on cardinal flower at Somme. Photo by Lisa Culp.
Wed, Jun 24 • 6 pm

Rodzime Rośliny dla Ogrodu Przyjaznego Ptakom

Zoom Presentation
pale-leaved sunflowers at Dan Ryan Woods
Fri, Jun 26 • 6:30 pm

Drawing From Nature: Native Plants

Zoom Presentation
a garter snake at Salt Creek Nature Preserve
Sat, Jun 27 • 10 am

Meet Our Herps

Facebook Live from Sand Ridge Nature Center
Youth paint using natural materials.
Sat, Jun 27 • 11 am

Art in Nature, Junior

Facebook Live from Crabtree Nature Center
Cancelled Sun, Jun 28 • 1 pm

Tree Frogs

Zoom Presentation
a web of yarn
Tue, Jun 30 • 6 pm

River Trail Art Series: Yarn Bomb

Zoom Presentation

July 2020

people setting up a tent at a Camping 101 event
Wed, Jul 1 • 6 pm

How to Pitch a Tent

Facebook Live from Forest Preserves Camping
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Thu, Jul 2 • 9 am

Story Trail

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
monarch butterfly feeding on a sunflower
Thu, Jul 2 • 1 pm

Attracting Butterflies

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sun, Jul 5 • 1 pm

Wetland Walk

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
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