Events

April 2020

a Forest Preserves staff member reading a story to a group of children at Trailside Museum
Cancelled Thu, Apr 2 • 10:30 am

Nature Story Times

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
two volunteers cut buckthorn with loppers at River Trail Nature Center
Cancelled Sat, Apr 4 • 10 am

Restoration Workdays

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
three children building a fort out of logs
Cancelled Sat, Apr 4 • 10 am

Woodworking with Invasives

Caldwell Woods • Chicago, IL 60646
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Cancelled Sat, Apr 4 • 3 pm

What’s On The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
a person taking aim with a bow and arrow
Cancelled Sun, Apr 5 • 12 pm

Archery

Maywood Grove • Maywood, IL 60153
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Cancelled Sun, Apr 5 • 1 pm

Makin’ Music Bluegrass Jam

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
a family exploring the trails at Crabtree Nature Center
Cancelled Sun, Apr 5 • 1:30 pm

Spring Stroll

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Cancelled Sun, Apr 5 • 3 pm

What’s On The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Cancelled Wed, Apr 8 • 10 am

Small Serendipity

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Cancelled Wed, Apr 8 • 10 am

Nature Tots

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
#BirdThePreserves logo
Cancelled Sat, Apr 11 • 7:30 am

Bird Walk

Miller Meadow-South • Cook County, IL 60130 (near Forest Park)
Wellness in the Woods logo
Cancelled Sat, Apr 11 • 10 am

Wellness Walks in Thatcher Woods

Thatcher Woods • River Forest, IL 60305
a group walks through a prairie
Cancelled Sat, Apr 11 • 11 am

Hike the Preserves: Fitness Hike

Wolf Road Prairie • Cook County, IL 60154 (near Westchester)
people walking along a nature trail in 1904
Cancelled Sat, Apr 11 • 1 pm

Trailside and Vicinity History Walk

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Cancelled Sat, Apr 11 • 3 pm

What’s On The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Cancelled Sun, Apr 12 • 11 am

Family Fun Drop In

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Cancelled Sun, Apr 12 • 1 pm

“Bone” Appétit

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Cancelled Sun, Apr 12 • 3 pm

What’s On The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
people in a canoe on Wampum Lake
Cancelled Wed, Apr 15 • 6:30 am

Sunrise Coffee and Canoe Cruise

Tower Road Boat Launch • Cook County, IL 60093 (near Winnetka)
a Forest Preserves staff member reading a story to a group of children at Trailside Museum
Cancelled Thu, Apr 16 • 10:30 am

Nature Story Times

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Cancelled Sat, Apr 18 • 10 am

Conservation@Home: Natural Lawn

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Cancelled Sat, Apr 18 • 3 pm

What’s On The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
a painting of a northern cardinal
Cancelled Sun, Apr 19 • 1 pm

Paint a Wildlife Friend Workshop

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
a family exploring the trails at Crabtree Nature Center
Cancelled Sun, Apr 19 • 1:30 pm

Spring Stroll

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Cancelled Sun, Apr 19 • 3 pm

What’s On The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Cancelled Wed, Apr 22 • 10 am

Small Serendipity

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
a group birding at Thatcher Woods
Cancelled Fri, Apr 24 • 9:30 am

Morning Bird Walks

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Cancelled Fri, Apr 24 • 7:30 pm

Night Hike

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
a group of volunteers with full trash bags
Cancelled Sat, Apr 25 • 8 am

50th Earth Day: Des Plaines River Cleanup

Thatcher Woods • River Forest, IL 60305
two volunteers cut buckthorn with loppers at River Trail Nature Center
Cancelled Sat, Apr 25 • 12:30 pm

Earth Day Celebration with the BackYard Nature Center

Erickson Woods • Cook County, IL 60093 (near Winnetka)
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