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Spring Break Fun
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March 30, 2015
museum
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Stop by the Lake County Discovery Museum during spring break for an afternoon of hands-on fun. Themes and crafts change each day of the week.
 

March 30, 2015 (12:00 PM - 2:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
March 31, 2015
CUMA03
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

March 31, 2015 9:00 AM
Habitat Walk for Seniors: Independence Grove
Event details:
April 01, 2015
senior-hikes02
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Explore some of the many habitats found in Lake County, learning as you walk.
 

April 01, 2015 (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
April 02, 2015
OLSC04
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

April 02, 2015 9:00 AM
Spring Break Fun
Event details:
April 02, 2015
museum
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Stop by the Lake County Discovery Museum during spring break for an afternoon of hands-on fun. Themes and crafts change each day of the week.
 

April 02, 2015 (12:00 PM - 2:00 PM)
Civil War Field Embalming: A Demo of Period Technique
Event details:
April 02, 2015
life-mask-lincoln
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Re-enactor Jon Austin presents a period-style lecture about the early science of embalming, mourning rituals and Lincoln's funeral.
 

April 02, 2015 (6:30 PM - 7:30 PM)
Rookery Watch
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April 04, 2015
ALMA05
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Lake County Audubon will partner with us to guide your viewing of nesting herons, cormorants and other waterfowl.
 

April 04, 2015 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Forest Fitness: Nippersink
Event details:
April 04, 2015
iStock_group_walk
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Join us as we briskly walk the trails of your forest preserves!
 

April 04, 2015 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Grainger Woods
Event details:
April 04, 2015
Volunteer-11
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

April 04, 2015 9:00 AM
Restoration Workday: St. Francis Woods (Independence Grove)
Event details:
April 04, 2015
Volunteers_Grant_Woods_5-20-06_018
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

April 04, 2015 9:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Marl Flat
Event details:
April 05, 2015
ERCA08
9:00 AM

32609 North Fish Lake Road
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Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

April 05, 2015 9:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
April 05, 2015
CUMA03
1:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

April 05, 2015 1:00 PM
Homeschool Companion–Soil Creatures
Event details:
April 08, 2015
SoilandWater
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Learn about the creatures that call Lake County home and take a hike to learn about their benefits.
 

April 08, 2015 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Small Discoveries: Colorful Collage
Event details:
April 08, 2015
crafts01
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Small discoveries add up to big fun for your little ones! Join us select Wednesdays as we explore a variety of topics through stories, hands-on activities, pretend play and simple crafts. A great opportunity to learn, make new friends, and get to know other families.
 

April 08, 2015 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
April 09, 2015
OLSC04
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

April 09, 2015 9:00 AM
Connecting Kids with Nature
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April 09, 2015
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10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Connect your kids with nature through outdoor exploration. Along the way, learn about the benefits of nature play.
 

April 09, 2015 (10:30 AM - 11:45 AM)
Skokie Valley Astronomers: Enterprise in Space
Event details:
April 10, 2015
astronomy
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Learn about a spacecraft housing more than 100 student experiments.
 

April 10, 2015 (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Forest Fitness: Half Day
Event details:
April 11, 2015
iStock_group_walk
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Join us as we briskly walk the trails of your forest preserves!
 

April 11, 2015 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Prairie Wolf Slough
Event details:
April 11, 2015
PRWO03
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

April 11, 2015 9:00 AM
Walk with a Naturalist: Nippersink
Event details:
April 11, 2015
VAPA04
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
One-hour guided nature hike.
 

April 11, 2015 (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
Rx for Health–Walking in Nature
Event details:
April 11, 2015
iStock_group_walk
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Join a health professional and an educator on this walk to explore the preserve as we improve our health.
 

April 11, 2015 (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
April 12, 2015
CUMA03
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

April 12, 2015 9:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
April 14, 2015
CUMA03
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

April 14, 2015 9:00 AM
Hikin' Tykes: Trees
Event details:
April 14, 2015
kids-stock02
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Nature-based story, craft and outdoor exploration (weather permitting) for you and your preschool child.
 

April 14, 2015 (9:30 AM - 10:45 AM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
April 16, 2015
OLSC04
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

April 16, 2015 9:00 AM
An Evening with Mr. & Mrs. Lincoln
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April 16, 2015
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Visit with the Lincolns just before they leave for Ford's Theatre, as they reflect on their lives leading up to this fateful night.
 

April 16, 2015 (7:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Forest Fitness: McDonald Woods
Event details:
April 18, 2015
iStock_group_walk
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Join us as we briskly walk the trails of your forest preserves!
 

April 18, 2015 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Grant Woods
Event details:
April 18, 2015
GRWO02
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

April 18, 2015 9:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Captain Daniel Wright Woods
Event details:
April 18, 2015
CUMA03
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

April 18, 2015 9:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Almond Marsh
Event details:
April 18, 2015
ALMA05
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

April 18, 2015 9:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Oriole Grove
Event details:
April 18, 2015
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9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

April 18, 2015 9:00 AM
Greenbelt Mini Explorers: Dreaming Up Dinosaurs
Event details:
April 18, 2015
crafts03
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Enjoy crafts, stories and hands-on activities while meeting other families.
 

April 18, 2015 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Arbor Day Celebration
Event details:
April 18, 2015
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Demos and discussion by forestry staff on tree care and pest prevention. Kid-friendly, tree-themed activities. Assorted free trees will be raffled.
 

April 18, 2015 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
April 19, 2015
CUMA03
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

April 19, 2015 9:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Wilmot Woods
Event details:
April 19, 2015
INGR04
12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

April 19, 2015 12:00 PM
Meet and Greet Education Animals
Event details:
April 19, 2015
earthweek-web
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Visit with live education animals and feel furs, feathers and scales of local wildlife on our touch table.
 

April 19, 2015 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Nifty Shifty Sand
Event details:
April 20, 2015
earthweek-web
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Take an up-close look at the sand along Lake Michigan and marvel at its amazing properties.
 

April 20, 2015 (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
April 21, 2015
CUMA03
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

April 21, 2015 9:00 AM
Life Under Logs
Event details:
April 21, 2015
earthweek-web
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Learn about the fascinating critters that call a decomposing log home. Hike through the forest searching the soil and checking invertebrate traps with a naturalist.
 

April 21, 2015 (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
Small Discoveries: Springtime Stories
Event details:
April 22, 2015
crafts01
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Small discoveries add up to big fun for your little ones! Join us select Wednesdays as we explore a variety of topics through stories, hands-on activities, pretend play and simple crafts. A great opportunity to learn, make new friends, and get to know other families.
 

April 22, 2015 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Beneath Your Feet–Burrows
Event details:
April 22, 2015
earthweek-web
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
There's a hidden world of animal hames beneath your feet. Discover different animal adaptations for life underground.
 

April 22, 2015 (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
Acoustic Bat Monitoring
Event details:
April 22, 2015
earthweek-web
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Bats use echolocation to hunt. Learn why bats are beneficial, how we can help them, and what species live here by detecting their sonar frequency on a 1.7-mile night hike.
 

April 22, 2015 (7:30 PM - 9:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
April 23, 2015
OLSC04
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

April 23, 2015 9:00 AM
Adlai E. Stevenson Historic Home Tours
Event details:
April 23, 2015
ASH06
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Learn about this Illinois governor and ambassador to the United Nations as you tour this National Historic Landmark.
 

April 23, 2015 (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)
Adlai E. Stevenson Historic Home Tours
Event details:
April 23, 2015
ASH06
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Learn about this Illinois governor and ambassador to the United Nations as you tour this National Historic Landmark.
 

April 23, 2015 (2:30 PM - 3:30 PM)
Pond Scooping
Event details:
April 23, 2015
earthweek-web
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Discover how soil can affect water quality as we scoop for critters that live in the pond.
 

April 23, 2015 (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
Digging into the Soil
Event details:
April 24, 2015
earthweek-web
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Come and learn what is in soil and what we can do to help protect this precious resource.
 

April 24, 2015 (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
Free Bird Walk
Event details:
April 25, 2015
free-bird-walks07
7:00 AM
Join a skilled birder on these walks. Bring binoculars. Presented in partnership with Lake County Audubon and Lake Cook Audubon.
 

April 25, 2015 7:00 AM
Forest Fitness: Millennium Trail
Event details:
April 25, 2015
iStock_group_walk
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Join us as we briskly walk the trails of your forest preserves!
 

April 25, 2015 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Ryerson Woods
Event details:
April 25, 2015
ERCA08
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

April 25, 2015 9:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Rollins Savanna
Event details:
April 25, 2015
ROSA13
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

April 25, 2015 9:00 AM
Walk on the Wildflower Side: Wright Woods
Event details:
April 25, 2015
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Uncover the secrets of wildflowers. Learn the folklore and healing powers they hold.
 

April 25, 2015 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Free Bird Walk
Event details:
April 26, 2015
free-bird-walks07
8:00 AM
Join a skilled birder on these walks. Bring binoculars. Presented in partnership with Lake County Audubon and Lake Cook Audubon.
 

April 26, 2015 8:00 AM
Lake County History Symposium
Event details:
April 26, 2015
LCDM-HistorySymposium
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Join us for a day-long symposium on Lake County history.
 

April 26, 2015 (9:00 AM - 4:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
April 26, 2015
CUMA03
1:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

April 26, 2015 1:00 PM
Gardening with Native Plants
Event details:
April 26, 2015
native-plant-sale03
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Discover the benefits of native plants to your home landscape.
 

April 26, 2015 (1:00 PM - 2:30 PM)
Woodcock Walk
Event details:
April 26, 2015
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7:15 PM - 8:45 PM
Join us for a peek at the unique courtship flight and call of the American woodcock, a fascinating bird of Lake County.
 

April 26, 2015 (7:15 PM - 8:45 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
April 28, 2015
CUMA03
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

April 28, 2015 9:00 AM
Homeschool Companion: Growing up in Lake County
Event details:
April 29, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Explore the new exhibition Growing up in Lake County, and learn about the lives of Lake County children throughout history.
 

April 29, 2015 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Almond Marsh and its Platform Dwellers
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April 29, 2015
ALMA01
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Learn about Almond Marsh as a migratory stop for birds with a focus on great blue herons and man-made platforms.
 

April 29, 2015 (6:30 PM - 7:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
April 30, 2015
OLSC04
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

April 30, 2015 9:00 AM
Free Bird Walk
Event details:
May 02, 2015
free-bird-walks07
7:00 AM
Join a skilled birder on these walks. Bring binoculars. Presented in partnership with Lake County Audubon and Lake Cook Audubon.
 

May 02, 2015 7:00 AM
Forest Fitness: Ryerson Woods
Event details:
May 02, 2015
iStock_group_walk
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Join us as we briskly walk the trails of your forest preserves!
 

May 02, 2015 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Grainger Woods
Event details:
May 02, 2015
Volunteer-11
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

May 02, 2015 9:00 AM
Restoration Workday: St. Francis Woods (Independence Grove)
Event details:
May 02, 2015
Volunteers_Grant_Woods_5-20-06_018
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

May 02, 2015 9:00 AM
Walk with a Naturalist: Ryerson Woods
Event details:
May 02, 2015
VAPA04
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
One-hour guided nature hike.
 

May 02, 2015 (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
Greenbelt Mini Explorers: Potawatomi Play
Event details:
May 02, 2015
crafts03
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Enjoy crafts, stories and hands-on activities while meeting other families.
 

May 02, 2015 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Phenology and Photography–Wright Woods
Event details:
May 02, 2015
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Outdoor workshop combines a staff naturalist's insight with technical tips from a professional photographer. We'll focus on spring wildflowers and insects using macro techniques.
 

May 02, 2015 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Free Bird Walk
Event details:
May 03, 2015
free-bird-walks07
7:00 AM
Join a skilled birder on these walks. Bring binoculars. Presented in partnership with Lake County Audubon and Lake Cook Audubon.
 

May 03, 2015 7:00 AM
Spring Wildflower Walk
Event details:
May 03, 2015
HP-NativeSeedNursery04
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join a guided walk to learn about spring woodland wildflowers.
 

May 03, 2015 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Playdate with Nature: Ryerson Woods
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May 03, 2015
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Move your kids outdoors for unstructured seasonal play activities, proven to be healthy and beneficial to children of all ages.
 

May 03, 2015 (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
May 03, 2015
CUMA03
1:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

May 03, 2015 1:00 PM
Amphibian Adventure
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May 03, 2015
ReptilesandAmphibians
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Frogs, toads and salamanders are waking up from a long winter's sleep. Discover the amphibians that call Lake County home.
 

May 03, 2015 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
May 05, 2015
CUMA03
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

May 05, 2015 9:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
May 05, 2015
ROSA-NSN-water-parsnip-460x360
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

May 05, 2015 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Habitat Walk for Seniors: Wright Woods
Event details:
May 06, 2015
senior-hikes02
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Explore some of the many habitats found in Lake County, learning as you walk.
 

May 06, 2015 (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
Small Discoveries: Digging for Dinosaurs
Event details:
May 06, 2015
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Small discoveries add up to big fun for your little ones! Join us select Wednesdays as we explore a variety of topics through stories, hands-on activities, pretend play and simple crafts. A great opportunity to learn, make new friends, and get to know other families.
 

May 06, 2015 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
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May 06, 2015
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

May 06, 2015 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
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May 07, 2015
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9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

May 07, 2015 9:00 AM
Beneath Your Feet–Mother's Day Surprise
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May 07, 2015
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Read a story, make a craft for mom, and go on a hike to learn what animals are with their moms underground in the spring.
 

May 07, 2015 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Skokie Valley Astronomers: Explore the cosmos!
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May 08, 2015
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8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
A few short talks about the cosmos.
 

May 08, 2015 (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Free Bird Walk
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May 09, 2015
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7:00 AM
Join a skilled birder on these walks. Bring binoculars. Presented in partnership with Lake County Audubon and Lake Cook Audubon.
 

May 09, 2015 7:00 AM
Scout Saturday: Bird Study
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May 09, 2015
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8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Learn about and observe birds that live in and migrate through Lake County as you earn the Bird Study Merit Badge.
 

May 09, 2015 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Forest Fitness: Grassy Lake
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May 09, 2015
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8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Join us as we briskly walk the trails of your forest preserves!
 

May 09, 2015 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Prairie Wolf Slough
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May 09, 2015
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9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

May 09, 2015 9:00 AM
Native Plant Sale
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May 09, 2015
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9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Purchase native plants for your home garden at this yearly event.
 

May 09, 2015 (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Girl Scout Saturday–Playing the Past
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May 09, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Join us to assist in earning your Playing the Past badge.
 

May 09, 2015 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
Girl Scout Saturday–Painting
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May 09, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Join us to assist in earning your Painting badge.
 

May 09, 2015 (1:00 PM - 2:30 PM)
Free Bird Walk
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May 10, 2015
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7:00 AM
Join a skilled birder on these walks. Bring binoculars. Presented in partnership with Lake County Audubon and Lake Cook Audubon.
 

May 10, 2015 7:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Marl Flat
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May 10, 2015
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9:00 AM

32609 North Fish Lake Road
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Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

May 10, 2015 9:00 AM
Native Plant Sale
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May 10, 2015
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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Purchase native plants for your home garden at this yearly event.
 

May 10, 2015 (10:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
May 10, 2015
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1:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

May 10, 2015 1:00 PM
Free Bird Walk
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May 12, 2015
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7:00 AM
Join a skilled birder on these walks. Bring binoculars. Presented in partnership with Lake County Audubon and Lake Cook Audubon.
 

May 12, 2015 7:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
May 12, 2015
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9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

May 12, 2015 9:00 AM
Hikin' Tykes: Rocks
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May 12, 2015
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9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Nature-based story, craft and outdoor exploration (weather permitting) for you and your preschool child.
 

May 12, 2015 (9:30 AM - 10:45 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
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May 12, 2015
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

May 12, 2015 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
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May 13, 2015
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

May 13, 2015 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
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May 14, 2015
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9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

May 14, 2015 9:00 AM
Connecting Kids with Nature
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May 14, 2015
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10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Connect your kids with nature through outdoor exploration. Along the way, learn about the benefits of nature play.
 

May 14, 2015 (10:30 AM - 11:45 AM)
Free Bird Walk
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May 16, 2015
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7:00 AM
Join a skilled birder on these walks. Bring binoculars. Presented in partnership with Lake County Audubon and Lake Cook Audubon.
 

May 16, 2015 7:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Grant Woods
Event details:
May 16, 2015
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9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

May 16, 2015 9:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Oriole Grove
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May 16, 2015
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9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

May 16, 2015 9:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Almond Marsh
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May 16, 2015
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9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

May 16, 2015 9:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Captain Daniel Wright Woods
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May 16, 2015
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9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

May 16, 2015 9:00 AM
Greenbelt Mini Explorers: Colorful Collage
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May 16, 2015
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Enjoy crafts, stories and hands-on activities while meeting other families.
 

May 16, 2015 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Homeowner's Guide to Invasive Species
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May 16, 2015
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Learn the basics of invasive species identification and how to remove them from your yard.
 

May 16, 2015 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
Restoration Workday: Wilmot Woods
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May 16, 2015
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12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

May 16, 2015 12:00 PM
Rx for Health–Walking in Nature
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May 16, 2015
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Join a health professional and an educator on this walk to explore the preserve as we improve our health.
 

May 16, 2015 (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
Smith Nature Symposium–Rachel Carson and the Origins of Environmentalism
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May 16, 2015
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Join renowned author William Souder for a presentation about the life and enduring legacy of Rachel Carson
 

May 16, 2015 (5:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Free Bird Walk
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May 17, 2015
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7:00 AM
Join a skilled birder on these walks. Bring binoculars. Presented in partnership with Lake County Audubon and Lake Cook Audubon.
 

May 17, 2015 7:00 AM
Touch-A-Tractor
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May 17, 2015
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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Climb into the seat of a real tractor and learn about farming past and present. Enjoy wagons rides, kids crafts and more!
 

May 17, 2015 (12:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
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May 17, 2015
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1:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

May 17, 2015 1:00 PM
Spring Sounds Night Walk
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May 17, 2015
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7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Experience the wonder of a spring night where the sounds of frogs, owls, or perhaps a whippoorwill may be heard.
 

May 17, 2015 (7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
May 19, 2015
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9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

May 19, 2015 9:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
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May 19, 2015
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

May 19, 2015 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Free Bird Walk
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May 20, 2015
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7:00 AM
Join a skilled birder on these walks. Bring binoculars. Presented in partnership with Lake County Audubon and Lake Cook Audubon.
 

May 20, 2015 7:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
May 20, 2015
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

May 20, 2015 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
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May 21, 2015
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9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

May 21, 2015 9:00 AM
Adlai E. Stevenson Historic Home Tours
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May 21, 2015
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Learn about this Illinois governor and ambassador to the United Nations as you tour this National Historic Landmark.
 

May 21, 2015 (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)
Salamanders & Soil Playdate
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May 21, 2015
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1:30 PM
Meet a live salamander. Where do they live? What do they eat? Scoop in the pond or mud to find out!
 

May 21, 2015 1:30 PM
Adlai E. Stevenson Historic Home Tours
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May 21, 2015
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Learn about this Illinois governor and ambassador to the United Nations as you tour this National Historic Landmark.
 

May 21, 2015 (2:30 PM - 3:30 PM)
Free Bird Walk
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May 23, 2015
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7:00 AM
Join a skilled birder on these walks. Bring binoculars. Presented in partnership with Lake County Audubon and Lake Cook Audubon.
 

May 23, 2015 7:00 AM
Forest Fitness: Hastings Lake
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May 23, 2015
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8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Join us as we briskly walk the trails of your forest preserves!
 

May 23, 2015 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Ryerson Woods
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May 23, 2015
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9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

May 23, 2015 9:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Rollins Savanna
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May 23, 2015
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9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

May 23, 2015 9:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
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May 24, 2015
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1:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

May 24, 2015 1:00 PM
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
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May 26, 2015
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9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

May 26, 2015 9:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
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May 26, 2015
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

May 26, 2015 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Spring Bluff
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May 27, 2015
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9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

May 27, 2015 9:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
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May 27, 2015
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

May 27, 2015 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
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May 28, 2015
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9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

May 28, 2015 9:00 AM
 
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