Events

Thu, Aug 25 • 6 pm

Be a Better Birder: Intro to Bird ID

Zoom Presentation
Fri, Aug 26 • 9 am

Walk & Talk

Red Gate Woods • Cook County, IL 60480 (near Willow Springs)
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Fri, Aug 26 • 10 am

Fridays in the Field

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Fri, Aug 26 • 10 am

Fridays in the Field

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Fri, Aug 26 • 7 pm

Evening at a Nature Center (Programa ofrecido en Español)

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sat, Aug 27 • 8 am

Birdability Bird Watching

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sat, Aug 27 - Sun, Aug 28 • 9 am

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

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Sat, Aug 27 • 9:30 am

Restoration Stewardship Weekend

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sat, Aug 27 • 10 am

Summer Sights and Sounds Walk

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Wellness in the Woods logo
Sat, Aug 27 • 10 am

Self-Love Bootcamp: Random Acts of Kindness/Showing our Creations

Sauk Trail Woods-Central • South Chicago Heights, IL 60411
a beaver swimming in water
Cancelled Sat, Aug 27 • 10:30 am

All About Beavers

Evans Field • River Grove, IL 60171
Wellness in the Woods logo
Sat, Aug 27 • 1 pm

Wellness Walks

Thatcher Woods • River Forest, IL 60305
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sat, Aug 27 • 3 pm

What’s On The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Aug 27 • 7:30 pm

Starry Night Walk

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sun, Aug 28 • 7 am

Early Birders

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Sun, Aug 28 • 9:30 am

Restoration Stewardship Weekend

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
people participating in an outdoor yoga class
Sun, Aug 28 • 10 am

Yoga In the Woods

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sun, Aug 28 • 10:30 am

Summer Blooms

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sun, Aug 28 • 1 pm

Cicadas!

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sun, Aug 28 • 1:30 pm

Focus on Habitats

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Aug 28 • 1:30 pm

The Buzz on Bees

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Aug 28 • 3 pm

What’s On The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
#BirdThePreserves logo
Wed, Aug 31 • 8 am

Bird Walk

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
children playing on the treehouse at Dan Ryan Woods
Wed, Aug 31 • 10 am

Open Nature Play Day

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Wed, Aug 31 • 10:30 am

Mother Nature and Me: Cicadas

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Wed, Aug 31 • 4:30 pm

Orienteering 101

Miller Meadow-South • Cook County, IL 60130 (near Forest Park)
#BirdThePreserves logo
Thu, Sep 1 • 7:30 am

Bird Walk

Perkins Woods • Evanston, IL 60201
a metal statue at Chicago Portage National Historic Site
Sat, Sep 3 • 9 am

Photography Walk

Chicago Portage National Historic Site • Lyons, IL 60402
monarch butterfly feeding on a sunflower
Sat, Sep 3 • 10 am

Monarch Migration!

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Sat, Sep 3 • 10 am

Nest Search

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439