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Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
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CANCELED
April 07, 2020
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

April 07, 2020 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
CANCELED 
Small Discoveries - Hop into Spring
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CANCELED
April 08, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Celebrate the arrival of spring with craft, stories, and learning about historic spring activities.
 

April 08, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
CANCELED 
Connecting Kids with Nature
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CANCELED
April 09, 2020
kids-stock01
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Unite kids with nature through outdoor exploration. Along the way, learn the benefits of nature play.
 

April 09, 2020 (10:30 AM - 11:45 AM)
CANCELED 
Object Talks - Reima Ratti Painting
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CANCELED
April 09, 2020
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Take a closer look at a painting by Waukegan artist, Reima Ratti. Hear about the artist's involvement in the Civilian Conservation Corps and how he documented the world around him.
 

April 09, 2020 (2:00 PM - 2:30 PM)
CANCELED 
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
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CANCELED
April 10, 2020
GRLA01
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

April 10, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
CANCELED 
Lunchtime Tours - Reima Ratti
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CANCELED
April 10, 2020
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Bess Bower Dunn Museum
1899 W Winchester Road
Libertyville,IL
60048

Join us for your last opportunity to tour the exhibit, Reima V. Ratti: Life and Art in the Great Depression. Learn more about the artist, his work and his roots in Lake County.
 

April 10, 2020 (12:00 PM - 12:30 PM)
CANCELED 
Astronomy Program
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CANCELED
April 10, 2020
astronomy
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Learn about outer space, the sky and the universe. Stargazing after the meeting, weather permitting. In partnership with Skokie Valley Astronomers.
 

April 10, 2020 (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
CANCELED 
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
CANCELED
April 14, 2020
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

April 14, 2020 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
CANCELED 
Lunchtime Tours - Lake County Highlights
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CANCELED
April 15, 2020
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Bess Bower Dunn Museum
1899 W Winchester Road
Libertyville,IL
60048

Enjoy a 30-minute guided tour of the permanent exhibition galleries.
 

April 15, 2020 (12:00 PM - 12:30 PM)
CANCELED 
Birchbark Quill Cradle Discussion
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CANCELED
April 16, 2020
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Bess Bower Dunn Museum
1899 W Winchester Road
Libertyville,IL
60048

Join us for a discussion and presentation by artists Terri Hom and Pat Kruse. The artists will discuss their collaboration on remaking a birchbark quill cradle and their efforts to research and preserve birchbark quill art. Historic and contemporary examples of the cradles will be on display.
 

April 16, 2020 (6:30 PM - 7:30 PM)
CANCELED 
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
CANCELED
April 17, 2020
GRLA01
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

April 17, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
CANCELED 
Birdwatching Hot Spots
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CANCELED
April 18, 2020
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Join us at this Lake County birding hot spot to look for waterfowl, marsh birds, and other migratory species. Spotting scopes and binoculars will be available.
 

April 18, 2020 (7:30 AM - 9:30 AM)
CANCELED 
Online IL Butterfly Monitoring Workshop
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April 18, 2020
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9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Learn about monitoring butterflies & skippers, on Zoom
 

April 18, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Oriole Grove
Event details:
CANCELED
April 18, 2020
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9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

April 18, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
CANCELED 
Restoration Workday: Grant Woods
Event details:
CANCELED
April 18, 2020
GRWO02
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

April 18, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
CANCELED 
Rx for Health Walk
Event details:
CANCELED
April 18, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Join a health professional and an environmental educator on this walk to explore the preserve as we improve our health.
 

April 18, 2020 (4:00 PM - 5:30 PM)
CANCELED 
Restoration Workday: Wilmot Woods
Event details:
CANCELED
April 19, 2020
INGR04
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

April 19, 2020 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
CANCELED 
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
CANCELED
April 19, 2020
CUMA03
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

April 19, 2020 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
CANCELED 
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
CANCELED
April 21, 2020
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

April 21, 2020 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
CANCELED 
Hikin' Tykes: Water
Event details:
CANCELED
April 21, 2020
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Water is one thing that makes our planet unique. Celebrate the Earth with your little explorer by experiencing the various states of this element. Includes a nature-based story, craft and outdoor exploration, weather permitting.
 

April 21, 2020 (9:30 AM - 10:45 AM)
CANCELED 
Earth Week-Purple Martins
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CANCELED
April 21, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Visit a purple martin house and learn about the migration and nesting behaviors of Lake County's largest member of the swallow family.
 

April 21, 2020 (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
CANCELED 
Earth Day Exploration
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CANCELED
April 22, 2020
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Come celebrate Earth Day's 50th Anniversary! Drop in to learn about things you can do on Earth Day (and everyday) to help the planet. Making small changes can add up to make a big difference!
 

April 22, 2020 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
CANCELED 
Senior Series - Hollywood on the Prairie
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CANCELED
April 22, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hear the story of the motion picture industry from the 1890s to 1910, beginning with Thomas Edison's laboratory in Menlo Park to Edward Amet's backyard movie studio in Waukegan, and Lake County's connection to Essanay Studios in Chicago.
 

April 22, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
CANCELED 
Playdate with Nature
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CANCELED
April 23, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Move your kids outdoors for unstructured seasonal play activities, proven healthful and beneficial.
 

April 23, 2020 (1:00 PM - 2:30 PM)
CANCELED 
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
CANCELED
April 24, 2020
GRLA01
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

April 24, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
CANCELED 
Lunchtime Tours - Lake County Highlights
Event details:
CANCELED
April 24, 2020
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Bess Bower Dunn Museum
1899 W Winchester Road
Libertyville,IL
60048

Enjoy a 30-minute guided tour of the permanent exhibition galleries.
 

April 24, 2020 (12:00 PM - 12:30 PM)
CANCELED 
Earth Week: Watersheds
Event details:
CANCELED
April 24, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
What is a watershed? Which watershed do you live in? We'll answer these questions as more while discovering how we can keep our watery habitats healthy.
 

April 24, 2020 (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
CANCELED 
Spring Bird Walk: Pine Dunes
Event details:
CANCELED
April 25, 2020
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Join a skilled birder. Bring binoculars if you have them.
 

April 25, 2020 (7:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
CANCELED 
Restoration Workday: Rollins Savanna
Event details:
CANCELED
April 25, 2020
ROSA13
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

April 25, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
CANCELED 
Voyageur Paddle
Event details:
CANCELED
April 25, 2020
voyager_canoe_class
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Paddle our 34-foot canoe across the lake and back in time. Go back to early Lake County as 18th-century French voyageurs and discover why voyageurs traveled to Illinois in the 1740s and learn their effect on natural and cultural development.
 

April 25, 2020 (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
CANCELED 
Restoration Workday: Ryerson
Event details:
CANCELED
April 25, 2020
ERCA08
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

April 25, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
CANCELED 
BGI Volunteer Workday: Sedge Planting at Galloping Hill
Event details:
CANCELED
April 25, 2020
CUMA03
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Galloping Hill

Barrington,IL
60010

Join our Barrington Greenway Initiative partners at a volunteer workday!

Work side-by-side with experienced volunteer stewards and staff from Citizens for Conservation, Audubon Great Lakes, Friends of the Forest Preserves, Forest Preserves of Cook County, and Lake County Forest Preserves.
 

April 25, 2020 (9:30 AM - 12:00 PM)
CANCELED 
Voyageur Paddle
Event details:
CANCELED
April 25, 2020
voyager_canoe_class
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Paddle our 34-foot canoe across the lake and back in time. Go back to early Lake County as 18th-century French voyageurs and discover why voyageurs traveled to Illinois in the 1740s and learn their effect on natural and cultural development.
 

April 25, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
CANCELED 
Earth Week: Digital scavenger hunt
Event details:
CANCELED
April 25, 2020
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Bring your phone/camera, sleuthing skills and imagination for this digital scavenger hunt through Nippersink Forest Preserve. The walk will be approximately 0.5 mile with a longer 1.3 mile option.
 

April 25, 2020 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
CANCELED 
Evening Woodcock Walk
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CANCELED
April 25, 2020
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Step out at dusk to watch the spectacular sky dance of the American woodcock. One of Lake County’s spring wonders, learn about this peculiar-looking bird and its marvelous tactics to win over a mate.
 

April 25, 2020 (7:30 PM - 8:45 PM)
CANCELED 
IL Odonate Survey Workshop
Event details:
CANCELED
April 26, 2020
BlueDasher0669VicB
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Workshop for Illinois Odonate Survey volunteers (dragonfly & damselfly monitoring).
 

April 26, 2020 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
CANCELED 
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
CANCELED
April 26, 2020
CUMA03
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

April 26, 2020 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
CANCELED 
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
CANCELED
April 28, 2020
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

April 28, 2020 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
CANCELED 
Senior Series: Coyotes and Other Canines
Event details:
CANCELED
April 29, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Learn about the natural history and special adaptations of coyotes and other wild canines in Lake County.
 

April 29, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
CANCELED 
Art in Your Backyard
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CANCELED
April 30, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bess Bower Dunn Museum
1899 W Winchester Road
Libertyville,IL
60048

Join us in this after school program to create crafts centered around nature.
 

April 30, 2020 (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
CANCELED 
Native Plant Landscaping
Event details:
CANCELED
April 30, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Native plants provide homes and food for our native wildlife, and natural beauty to our home landscapes. Join us to learn more about how to bring native plants into your garden.
 

April 30, 2020 (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
CANCELED 
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
May 01, 2020
GRLA01
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 01, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Spring Bird Walk: Ryerson Woods
Event details:
May 02, 2020
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Join a skilled birder. Bring binoculars if you have them.
 

May 02, 2020 (7:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Birdwatching Hot Spots
Event details:
May 02, 2020
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Join us at this Lake County birding hot spot to look for waterfowl, marsh birds and other migratory species. Spotting scopes and binoculars will be available.
 

May 02, 2020 (7:30 AM - 9:30 AM)
Restoration Workday: Grainger Woods
Event details:
May 02, 2020
Volunteer-11
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 02, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Walk with a Naturalist: Ethel's Woods Forest Preserve
Event details:
May 02, 2020
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Explore the beauty of this picturesque landscape as we visit Lake County’s newest Forest Preserve.
 

May 02, 2020 (9:00 AM - 10:30 AM)
Rx for Health Walk
Event details:
May 02, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Join a health professional and an environmental educator on this walk to explore the preserve as we improve our health.
 

May 02, 2020 (4:00 PM - 5:30 PM)
Spring Bird Walk: Ryerson Woods
Event details:
May 03, 2020
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Join a skilled birder. Bring binoculars if you have them.
 

May 03, 2020 (7:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Spring Wildflower Identification 101
Event details:
May 03, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Learn the basics of plant identification as we explore spring wildflowers. Walk away with an understanding of how to recognize common native species found at Ryerson and in your backyard.
 

May 03, 2020 (1:00 PM - 2:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
May 03, 2020
CUMA03
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 03, 2020 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
May 05, 2020
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 05, 2020 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Lunchtime Tours - Inventions
Event details:
May 06, 2020
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Bess Bower Dunn Museum
1899 W Winchester Road
Libertyville,IL
60048

Enjoy a 30-minute guided tour to learn about inventions that have been created throughout time.
 

May 06, 2020 (12:00 PM - 12:30 PM)
Senior Series: Spring Birds and Blooms
Event details:
May 06, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Our local woodlands come alive with wildflowers and birds in spring. Join us for a leisurely stroll through Wright Woods and experience bursts of colorful birds in the tree tops and wildflowers on the forest floor.
 

May 06, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Native Garden Tour
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May 07, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Join us for a guided tour of the Native Plant Garden at Independence Grove and discover the diversity of native plants for the home garden.
 

May 07, 2020 (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Spotlight on Collections Care
Event details:
May 07, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Take a rare peek at our Collections Care and Storage Facility and experience a 30 minute guided tour focusing on the preservation of unique objects in our collection. Tours will leave at 6:00, 6:30, and 7:00 with no more than 10 adults at at time.
 

May 07, 2020 (6:00 PM - 7:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
May 08, 2020
GRLA01
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 08, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Astronomy Program
Event details:
May 08, 2020
astronomy
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Learn about outer space, the sky and the universe. Stargazing after the meeting, weather permitting. In partnership with Skokie Valley Astronomers.
 

May 08, 2020 (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Spring Bird Walk: Native Plant Sale
Event details:
CANCELED
May 09, 2020
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
May is the month for songbird migration. Join us to discover some of the beautiful birds that utilize our native landscapes. The first 25 people to register and attend the bird walk get exclusive first entry into the sale.
 

May 09, 2020 (7:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
CANCELED 
Native Plant Sale
Event details:
CANCELED
May 09, 2020
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9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Purchase native plants for your home garden at this yearly event.
 

May 09, 2020 (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
CANCELED 
BGI Volunteer Workday: Sedge Planting at Spring Creek
Event details:
May 09, 2020
CUMA03
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Spring Creek

Barrington,IL
60010

Join our Barrington Greenway Initiative partners at a volunteer workday!

Work side-by-side with experienced volunteer stewards and staff from Citizens for Conservation, Audubon Great Lakes, Friends of the Forest Preserves, Forest Preserves of Cook County, and Lake County Forest Preserves.
 

May 09, 2020 (9:30 AM - 12:00 PM)
Exhibit Opening - Science + You
Event details:
May 09, 2020
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Learn what science is all about in the new temporary exhibit, Science + You. Fill your day with science experiments, crafts, and more!
 

May 09, 2020 (10:00 AM - 1:00 PM)
Native Plant Sale
Event details:
CANCELED
May 10, 2020
native-plant-sale01
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Purchase native plants for your home garden at this yearly event.
 

May 10, 2020 (10:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
CANCELED 
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
May 10, 2020
CUMA03
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 10, 2020 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
May 12, 2020
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 12, 2020 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
May 12, 2020
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 12, 2020 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Spring Bird Walk: Ryerson Woods
Event details:
May 13, 2020
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Join a skilled birder. Bring binoculars if you have them.
 

May 13, 2020 (7:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
May 13, 2020
ROSA-NSN-water-parsnip-460x360
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 13, 2020 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Small Discoveries - Science + You
Event details:
May 14, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grab your lab coats and get ready for engaging science experiments and learn what it takes to be a scientist. .
 

May 14, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Connecting Kids with Nature
Event details:
May 14, 2020
kids-stock01
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Unite kids with nature through outdoor exploration. Along the way, learn the benefits of nature play.
 

May 14, 2020 (10:30 AM - 11:45 AM)
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
May 15, 2020
GRLA01
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 15, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Spring Bird Walk: Ryerson Woods
Event details:
May 16, 2020
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Join a skilled birder. Bring binoculars if you have them.
 

May 16, 2020 (7:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Birdwatching Hot Spots
Event details:
May 16, 2020
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Join us at this Lake County birding hot spot to look for waterfowl, marsh birds and other migratory species. Spotting scopes and binoculars will be available.
 

May 16, 2020 (7:30 AM - 9:30 AM)
Restoration Workday: Oriole Grove
Event details:
May 16, 2020
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9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 16, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grant Woods
Event details:
May 16, 2020
GRWO02
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 16, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Spring Bird Walk: Ryerson Woods
Event details:
May 17, 2020
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Join a skilled birder. Bring binoculars if you have them.
 

May 17, 2020 (7:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
BGI Explore Series: Spring Ephemerals & Warblers
Event details:
May 17, 2020
CUMA03
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Baker's Lake Savanna

Barrington,IL
60010

Join our Barrington Greenway Initiative partners on a guided hike!
 

May 17, 2020 (8:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
Fur, Feathers and Ferns Badge
Event details:
May 17, 2020
boy-scouts01
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Join us as we complete badge requirements 1-4.
 

May 17, 2020 (12:00 PM - 1:15 PM)
Restoration Workday: Wilmot Woods
Event details:
May 17, 2020
INGR04
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 17, 2020 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
May 17, 2020
CUMA03
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 17, 2020 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Hiker Badge
Event details:
May 17, 2020
boy-scouts01
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Complete Brownie scout badge requirements 1-3, 5.
 

May 17, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:15 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
May 19, 2020
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 19, 2020 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Hikin' Tykes: Tracks
Event details:
May 19, 2020
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Animals leave lots of clues behind for us to find. An easy one to find and identify are their tracks. Learn how through a nature-based story, craft and outdoor exploration, weather permitting.
 

May 19, 2020 (9:30 AM - 10:45 AM)
Spring Bird Walk: Fort Sheridan
Event details:
May 20, 2020
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Join a skilled birder. Bring binoculars if you have them.
 

May 20, 2020 (7:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Lunchtime Tours - Inventions
Event details:
May 21, 2020
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Bess Bower Dunn Museum
1899 W Winchester Road
Libertyville,IL
60048

Enjoy a 30-minute guided tour to learn about inventions that have been created throughout time.
 

May 21, 2020 (12:00 PM - 12:30 PM)
Playdate with Nature
Event details:
May 21, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Move your kids outdoors for unstructured seasonal play activities, proven healthful and beneficial.
 

May 21, 2020 (1:00 PM - 2:30 PM)
Nature's Sixth Sense: How Animals Observe the World
Event details:
May 21, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
From seeing ultraviolet light to detecting electrical fields, animals observe the world in ways that we cannot perceive. Learn the biology behind amazing animal senses.
 

May 21, 2020 (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
May 22, 2020
GRLA01
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 22, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Turtles of Lake County
Event details:
May 22, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Get a jump start to your weekend by celebrating World Turtle Day. Learn about species and meet a few that are local to Lake County. Includes a short hike to look for turtles.
 

May 22, 2020 (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Rollins Savanna
Event details:
May 23, 2020
ROSA13
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 23, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ryerson
Event details:
May 23, 2020
ERCA08
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 23, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
May 24, 2020
CUMA03
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 24, 2020 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
May 26, 2020
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 26, 2020 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
May 29, 2020
GRLA01
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 29, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grainger Woods
Event details:
May 30, 2020
Volunteer-11
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 30, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Access to Nature
Event details:
May 30, 2020
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Don’t let your cane or walker stop you from joining us on this hike to enjoy the lake views from the paved trail. We will walk at the pace of the group.
 

May 30, 2020 (2:30 PM - 3:30 PM)
Rx for Health Walk
Event details:
May 30, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Join a health professional and an environmental educator on this walk to explore the preserve as we improve our health.
 

May 30, 2020 (4:00 PM - 5:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
May 31, 2020
CUMA03
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 31, 2020 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
June 02, 2020
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 02, 2020 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
June 05, 2020
GRLA01
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 05, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
BGI Explore Series: Prairie Ephemerals & Grassland Birds
Event details:
June 06, 2020
CUMA03
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grigsby Prairie

Barrington,IL
60010

Join our Barrington Greenway Initiative partners on a guided hike!
 

June 06, 2020 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
 
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