Events

Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sat, Aug 13 - Sun, Aug 14 • 9 am

Children’s Nature Story Trail: “Where the Wild Things Are” by Maurice Sendak

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
nature journal page with an illustrated hawk
Sat, Aug 13 • 9:30 am

Nature Journaling Workshop

Schiller Woods-West • Schiller Park, IL 60634
A ruby-throated humming bird feeding on cardinal flower at Somme. Photo by Lisa Culp.
Sat, Aug 13 • 10 am

Hummingbird Chat

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
Wellness in the Woods logo
Sat, Aug 13 • 10 am

Self-Love Bootcamp: Self-Expression & Body Positivity

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

R.I.P. Stewardship (Programa ofrecido en Español)

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
plants around a lagoon at Skokie Lagoons
Sat, Aug 13 • 1 pm

North Branch Scavenger Hunt Series

Erickson Woods • Cook County, IL 60093 (near Winnetka)
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sat, Aug 13 • 3 pm

What’s On The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
a large bonfire
Sat, Aug 13 • 6:30 pm

Summer Bonfire

Camp Shabbona Woods • South Holland, IL 60473
People canoeing and kayaking at Skokie Lagoons
Sun, Aug 14 • 9 am

Summer Paddle

Tower Road Boat Launch • Cook County, IL 60093 (near Winnetka)
People canoeing and kayaking at Skokie Lagoons
Sun, Aug 14 • 9 am

Summer Paddle

Tower Road Boat Launch • Cook County, IL 60093 (near Winnetka)
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sun, Aug 14 • 10:30 am

Busy Beavers

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Aug 14 • 11 am

Pollination Station

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sun, Aug 14 • 1 pm

Secrets of the Swamp Rose Mallow

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Sun, Aug 14 • 1 pm

Hummingbird Paint

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sun, Aug 14 • 1:30 pm

Meet Our Birds

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sun, Aug 14 • 1:30 pm

Summer Wildflower Walk

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Aug 14 • 3 pm

What’s On The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Mon, Aug 15 - Fri, Aug 19 • 8:30 am

Survival Summer Camp

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
#BirdThePreserves logo
Wed, Aug 17 • 8 am

Bird Walk

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
Wellness in the Woods logo
Wed, Aug 17 • 10 am

Forest Therapy Walk

Carl R. Hansen Woods • Cook County, IL 60192 (near Schaumburg)
children playing on the treehouse at Dan Ryan Woods
Wed, Aug 17 • 10 am

Open Nature Play Day

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
Wed, Aug 17 • 12 pm

Nature Discovery Day

Swallow Cliff Woods-North • Cook County, IL 60464 (near Palos Park)
Thu, Aug 18 • 8 am

Bird Walk

Eggers Grove • Chicago, IL 60617
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Thu, Aug 18 • 10 am

S.E.N.I.O.R.S.

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Thu, Aug 18 • 12 pm

Nature Discovery Day

Thatcher Woods • River Forest, IL 60305
Pavilion and cabins at Camp Reinberg
Fri, Aug 19 - Sat, Aug 20

Family Campout

Camp Reinberg • Palatine, IL 60074
two people riding bicycles on the Salt Creek Trail System
Cancelled Fri, Aug 19 • 7 am

Early Bird Biking

Brookfield Woods • Brookfield, IL 60513
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Fri, Aug 19 • 10 am

Fridays in the Field

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Fri, Aug 19 • 10 am

Fridays in the Field

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Ruby-throated hummingbird feeding on cardinal flower at McCormick Woods. Photo by Fidencio Marbella.
Special Event Sat, Aug 20 • 9 am

Hummingbird Fest

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439