Events

January 2021

Thu, Jan 7 • 10 am

Winter Craft Pick-Up Kits

Swallow Cliff Woods-North • Cook County, IL 60464 (near Palos Park)
A black and white warbler.
Thu, Jan 7 • 6 pm

Birding Cook County: South Region

Zoom Presentation
children playing on the treehouse at Dan Ryan Woods
Fri, Jan 8 • 12 pm

Open Nature Play Day

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
a family snowshoeing at trees and ground covered with snow at River Trail Nature Center
Fri, Jan 8 • 1 pm

Snowshoe Basics

Facebook Live from Forest Preserves Camping
Fri, Jan 8 • 2 pm

Cold Weather Fun

Facebook Live from Crabtree Nature Center
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Jan 9 • 9 am

Winter Story Trail

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Sat, Jan 9 • 10 am

Nature in Spanish

Facebook Live from Sand Ridge Nature Center
Sat, Jan 9 • 10 am

Tropical Reefs to Ice Sheets: Geology of Northeastern Illinois

Zoom Presentation
Sat, Jan 9 • 11:30 am

Sun and Sunspot Viewing

Facebook Live from Trailside Museum
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sun, Jan 10 • 9 am

Winter Story Trail

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Sun, Jan 10 • 1 pm

This Old Farmhouse: History of Dolan Farmhouse

Facebook Live from Sagawau Environmental Learning Center
looking up at a large bur oak tree
Sun, Jan 10 • 1 pm

Sleeping Giants of the Hollow

Facebook Live from Crabtree Nature Center
Sun, Jan 10 • 6:30 pm

Art in Nature: Winter Botanical Embroidery

Zoom Presentation
a baby raccoon peaking out of a tree at Miami Woods
Tue, Jan 12 • 6 pm

Urban Wildlife of Cook County

Zoom Presentation
children playing on the treehouse at Dan Ryan Woods
Wed, Jan 13 • 10 am

Open Nature Play Day

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
a great blue heron taking off at McGinnis Slough. Photo by Steven Svalina
Wed, Jan 13 • 12 pm

Lunch and Learn: Feathers – Flight and Fancy

Zoom Presentation
Thu, Jan 14 • 1 pm

All About Backpacking Stoves

Facebook Live from Forest Preserves Camping
Thu, Jan 14 • 7 pm

Nature Book Club

Zoom Presentation
children playing on the treehouse at Dan Ryan Woods
Fri, Jan 15 • 12 pm

Open Nature Play Day

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
Fri, Jan 15 • 2 pm

Cold Weather Fun

Facebook Live from Crabtree Nature Center
a savanna at Deer Grove
Fri, Jan 15 • 6:30 pm

History of the Forest Preserves: Deer Grove

Zoom Presentation
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Jan 16 • 9 am

Winter Story Trail

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Sat, Jan 16 • 10 am

Self-guided Walk and Talk

Kickapoo Woods • Riverdale, IL 60827
Sat, Jan 16 • 10 am

Self-guided Walk and Talk

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
Sat, Jan 16 • 11 am

Specimen Show and Tell

Facebook Live from Little Red Schoolhouse
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sun, Jan 17 • 9 am

Winter Story Trail

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Sun, Jan 17 • 1:30 pm

Snowcapped Science

Facebook Live from Sand Ridge Nature Center
Mon, Jan 18 • 10 am

Virtual Camp – Frozen: Crabtree Edition

Zoom Presentation
Mon, Jan 18 • 1 pm

Virtual Camp – Mystery of the Missing Snowman

Zoom Presentation
Wellness in the Woods logo
Mon, Jan 18 • 1:30 pm

Wellness in the Woods: Nature Meditations and Mindfulness

Facebook Live from Sand Ridge Nature Center
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