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Scout Wednesday: Indian Lore
Event details:
March 29, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Join other Boy Scouts to learn about the history of Native American groups in Lake County while you earn the Indian Lore Merit Badge.
 

March 29, 2017 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
Scout Wednesday: Animal Habitats
Event details:
CANCELLED
March 29, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Join other Junior Girl Scouts as you go outside to learn about the homes of wild animals in Lake County, plus learn how you can help improve their habitats.
 

March 29, 2017 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
CANCELLED 
Scout Wednesday: Into the Wild
Event details:
CANCELLED
March 29, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Work towards completing your Into the Wild badge as we discover the secret connections between local plants and animals.
 

March 29, 2017 (1:00 PM - 2:30 PM)
CANCELLED 
Scout Wednesday: Playing the Past
Event details:
CANCELLED
March 29, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Join other Junior Girl Scouts to learn through hands-on activities about pioneer life in Lake County and the Civil War through the eyes of Susie (Smith) Minto, who lived in Millburn.
 

March 29, 2017 (1:00 PM - 2:30 PM)
CANCELLED 
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
March 30, 2017
OLSC04
9:00 AM - 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.
 

March 30, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Pop-Up Museum: Story of Your Life
Event details:
March 30, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
College of Lake County: Willow Cafe
19351 W. Washington St.
Grayslake,IL
60030

If a museum were putting together an exhibit about your life, what personal object would help tell that story?
 

March 30, 2017 (1:00 PM - 2:15 PM)
Forest Fitness: Independence Grove
Event details:
April 01, 2017
iStock_group_walk
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 

April 01, 2017 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Greenbelt
Event details:
April 01, 2017
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 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 01, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Wadsworth Savanna
Event details:
April 01, 2017
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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 01, 2017 9:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Grainger Woods
Event details:
April 01, 2017
Volunteer-11
9:00 AM - 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 01, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Walk with a Naturalist: Grant Woods
Event details:
April 01, 2017
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Discover the diversity of plant and animal life on this naturalist-guided walk. Join us each month to experience and learn about seasonal changes within the preserves.
 

April 01, 2017 (9:00 AM - 10:30 AM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
April 02, 2017
CUMA03
1:00 PM - 4:00 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 02, 2017 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
April 04, 2017
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 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 04, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Habitat Walk for Seniors: Independence Grove
Event details:
April 05, 2017
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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Explore one of the many habitats found in Lake County, learning as you take part in this series of walks.
 

April 05, 2017 (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
Homeschool Companion: Birds
Event details:
April 05, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Learn about these amazing feathered friends flying through Lake County this spring, make a bird craft, and then take a walk to see birds in action.
 

April 05, 2017 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
April 06, 2017
OLSC04
9:00 AM - 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 06, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Rookery Watch: Welcome Back Herons
Event details:
April 08, 2017
ALMA05
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join us for viewing of nesting herons, cormorants and other waterfowl. Supported by Lake County Audubon volunteers.
 

April 08, 2017 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Forest Fitness: Lyons Woods
Event details:
April 08, 2017
iStock_group_walk
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 

April 08, 2017 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Prairie Wolf Slough
Event details:
April 08, 2017
PRWO03
9:00 AM - 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 08, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Rx for Health: Walking in Nature
Event details:
April 08, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Join a health professional and an educator on this walk to explore the preserve as we improve our health.
 

April 08, 2017 (4:00 PM - 5:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
April 09, 2017
CUMA03
1:00 PM - 4:00 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 09, 2017 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
April 11, 2017
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 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 11, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Hikin' Tykes: Blue-spotted Salamander
Event details:
April 11, 2017
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Learn with your preschooler about this priority animal species of Chicago Wilderness and how you can help them. Hands-on activities, craft and outdoor exploration, weather permitting.
 

April 11, 2017 (9:30 AM - 10:45 AM)
Phenology and Photography
Event details:
April 11, 2017
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Outdoor workshop for serious amateur photographers. Naturalists will guide you to the highest natural point in Lake County to enjoy the Full Pink Moon. Along the way we will search for photo subjects of seasonal interest.
 

April 11, 2017 (6:30 PM - 8:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
April 13, 2017
OLSC04
9:00 AM - 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 13, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Connecting Kids with Nature
Event details:
April 13, 2017
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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 13, 2017 (10:30 AM - 11:45 AM)
Skokie Valley Astronomers
Event details:
April 14, 2017
astronomy
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Join the Skokie Valley Astronomers at Ryerson Woods on the second Friday of each month. Learn about outer space, the sky and the universe. Stargazing after the meeting, weather permitting.
 

April 14, 2017 (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Rookery Watch
Event details:
April 15, 2017
ALMA05
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join us for viewing of nesting herons, cormorants and other waterfowl. Supported by Lake County Audubon volunteers.
 

April 15, 2017 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Forest Fitness: Half Day
Event details:
April 15, 2017
iStock_group_walk
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 

April 15, 2017 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Ryerson Woods
Event details:
April 15, 2017
ERCA08
9:00 AM - 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 15, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Oriole Grove
Event details:
April 15, 2017
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9:00 AM - 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 15, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grant Woods
Event details:
April 15, 2017
GRWO02
9:00 AM - 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 15, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Almond Marsh
Event details:
April 15, 2017
ALMA05
9:00 AM - 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 15, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Woodcock Walk
Event details:
April 15, 2017
woodcock-walk01
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Join us for a peek at the unique courtship flight and call of the American woodcock, a fascinating bird of Lake County.
 

April 15, 2017 (7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
April 16, 2017
CUMA03
1:00 PM - 4:00 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 16, 2017 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
National Bat Appreciation Day
Event details:
April 17, 2017
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Drop in to learn about the role bats play in nature and how to help them through trivia, a touch table, and building a demonstration bat box.
 

April 17, 2017 (10:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Acoustic Bat Monitoring
Event details:
April 17, 2017
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Bats use echolocation to hunt. Learn what species live here by detecting their sonar frequency on a 1.5 mile night hike.
 

April 17, 2017 (7:30 PM - 9:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
April 18, 2017
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 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 18, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Earth Week: 12 Priority Species Trivia Trail
Event details:
April 18, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Walk the 1.3-mile trail loop at one of the most biodiverse sites in northeastern Illinois while learning about the 12 priority animal species of Chicago Wilderness and how you can help them.
 

April 18, 2017 (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
Earth Week: Look-alikes
Event details:
April 19, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Is it a monarch or viceroy? Bee or wasp? There are many look-alikes in nature. Learn the trick to telling them apart and take a walk to observe them out in the preserve.
 

April 19, 2017 (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
April 20, 2017
OLSC04
9:00 AM - 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 20, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Birding Lake County
Event details:
April 20, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
More than 350 species of birds have been recorded in Lake County. Learn about locations that will maximize your chances of seeing certain birds.
 

April 20, 2017 (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Earth Week: Native Seed Nursery Tour
Event details:
April 21, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tour our Native Seed Nursery, where rare seeds of native species are carefully grown and used to restore native habitat in preserves throughout the county.
 

April 21, 2017 (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
Forest Fitness: McDonald Woods
Event details:
April 22, 2017
iStock_group_walk
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 

April 22, 2017 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Ryerson Woods
Event details:
April 22, 2017
ERCA08
9:00 AM - 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 22, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Rollins Savanna
Event details:
April 22, 2017
ROSA13
9:00 AM - 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 22, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Earth Day Celebration
Event details:
April 22, 2017
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Celebrate the 47th Annual Earth Day at Ryerson Woods. Join us for guided hikes, Green Building tours, habitat restoration projects, live animals and other activities.
 

April 22, 2017 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
April 23, 2017
CUMA03
1:00 PM - 4:00 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 23, 2017 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Meet and Greet Education Animals
Event details:
April 23, 2017
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Visit with our live education animals, and feel furs, feathers, and scales of local wildlife on our touch table.
 

April 23, 2017 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Woodcock Walk
Event details:
April 23, 2017
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7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Join us for a peek at the unique courtship flight and call of the American woodcock, a fascinating bird of Lake County.
 

April 23, 2017 (7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
April 25, 2017
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 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 25, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
April 27, 2017
OLSC04
9:00 AM - 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 27, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Playdate with Nature
Event details:
April 28, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Move your kids outdoors for unstructured seasonal play activities, proven healthful and beneficial for children of all ages.
 

April 28, 2017 (1:00 PM - 2:30 PM)
Spring Bird Walk: Wright Woods
Event details:
April 29, 2017
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Join a skilled birder on this walk to look for returning spring migrants. Bring binoculars if you have them.
 

April 29, 2017 (7:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Forest Fitness: Lakewood
Event details:
April 29, 2017
iStock_group_walk
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 

April 29, 2017 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Ryerson Woods
Event details:
April 29, 2017
ERCA08
9:00 AM - 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 29, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Wildflower Wonders: Wright Woods
Event details:
April 29, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lake County is home to more than 600 species of wildflowers. Appreciate their beauty in a different preserve each month.
 

April 29, 2017 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Rx for Health: Walking in Nature
Event details:
April 29, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Join a health professional and an educator on this walk to explore the preserve as we improve our health.
 

April 29, 2017 (4:00 PM - 5:30 PM)
Lake County History Symposium
Event details:
April 30, 2017
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9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open to the public, this annual symposium focuses on Lake County history. Join us for a fascinating series of presentations on this year’s theme, "Immigrant Stories."
 

April 30, 2017 (9:00 AM - 4:30 PM)
Lake County History Symposium with Lunch
Event details:
April 30, 2017
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9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open to the public, this annual symposium focuses on Lake County history. Join us for a fascinating series of presentations on this year's theme, "Immigrant Stories."

 

April 30, 2017 (9:00 AM - 4:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Wilmot Woods
Event details:
April 30, 2017
INGR04
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.
 

April 30, 2017 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
April 30, 2017
CUMA03
1:00 PM - 4:00 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 30, 2017 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
May 02, 2017
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 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 02, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Habitat Walk for Seniors: Van Patten
Event details:
May 03, 2017
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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Explore one of the many habitats found in Lake County, learning as you take part in this series of walks.
 

May 03, 2017 (9:00 AM - 10:30 AM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
May 04, 2017
OLSC04
9:00 AM - 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 04, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Spring Bird Walk: Ryerson Woods
Event details:
May 06, 2017
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
May is the month for songbirds. Join a skilled birder on these walks to look for returning migrants. Bring binoculars if you have them.
 

May 06, 2017 (7:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Forest Fitness: Ryerson Woods
Event details:
May 06, 2017
iStock_group_walk
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 

May 06, 2017 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Scout Saturday: Bird Study
Event details:
May 06, 2017
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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 06, 2017 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ryerson Woods
Event details:
May 06, 2017
ERCA08
9:00 AM - 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 06, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Wadsworth Savanna
Event details:
May 06, 2017
volunteer-workday04
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 06, 2017 9:00 AM
Walk with a Naturalist: Wright Woods
Event details:
May 06, 2017
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Discover the diversity of plant and animal life on this naturalist-guided walk. Join us each month to experience and learn about seasonal changes within the preserves.
 

May 06, 2017 (9:00 AM - 10:30 AM)
Restoration Workday: Grainger Woods
Event details:
May 06, 2017
Volunteer-11
9:00 AM - 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 06, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grainger Woods
Event details:
May 06, 2017
Volunteer-11
9:00 AM - 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 06, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grainger Woods
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May 06, 2017
Volunteer-11
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, 2017 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Pop-Up Museum: Celebrating Diversity
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May 07, 2017
1:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Brushwood Center
21850 N. Riverwoods Rd
Riverwoods,IL
60015

Celebrate diversity among people, plants, and animals.
 

May 07, 2017 (1:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Spring Bird Walk: Ryerson Woods
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May 07, 2017
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
May is the month for songbirds. Join a skilled birder on these walks to look for returning migrants. Bring binoculars if you have them.
 

May 07, 2017 (7:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Spring Beauties: Birds and Blooms
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May 07, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Look and listen for the sights and sounds of spring on this beginner bird and wildflower walk.
 

May 07, 2017 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Berkeley Prairie
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May 07, 2017
INGR04
10:00 AM - 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 07, 2017 (10:00 AM - 1:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
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May 07, 2017
CUMA03
1:00 PM - 4:00 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 07, 2017 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
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May 09, 2017
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 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 09, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Hikin' Tykes: Blanding's Turtle
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May 09, 2017
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Learn with your preschooler about this priority animal species of Chicago Wilderness and how you can help them. Hands-on activities, craft and outdoor exploration, weather permitting.
 

May 09, 2017 (9:30 AM - 10:45 AM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
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May 11, 2017
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9:00 AM - 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 11, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Connecting Kids with Nature
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May 11, 2017
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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 11, 2017 (10:30 AM - 11:45 AM)
Skokie Valley Astronomers
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May 12, 2017
astronomy
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Join the Skokie Valley Astronomers at Ryerson Woods on the second Friday of each month. Learn about outer space, the sky and the universe. Stargazing after the meeting, weather permitting.
 

May 12, 2017 (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Spring Bird Walk: Ryerson Woods
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May 13, 2017
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
May is the month for songbirds. Join a skilled birder on these walks to look for returning migrants. Bring binoculars if you have them.
 

May 13, 2017 (7:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Forest Fitness: Wright Woods Canoe Launch
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May 13, 2017
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8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 

May 13, 2017 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Ryerson Woods
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May 13, 2017
ERCA08
9:00 AM - 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 13, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Prairie Wolf Slough
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May 13, 2017
PRWO03
9:00 AM - 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 13, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Native Plant Sale
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May 13, 2017
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9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Purchase native plants for your home garden at this yearly event.
 

May 13, 2017 (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Spring Bird Walk: Ryerson Woods
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May 14, 2017
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
May is the month for songbirds. Join a skilled birder on these walks to look for returning migrants. Bring binoculars if you have them.
 

May 14, 2017 (7:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Native Plant Sale
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May 14, 2017
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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Purchase native plants for your home garden at this yearly event.
 

May 14, 2017 (10:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
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May 14, 2017
CUMA03
1:00 PM - 4:00 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 14, 2017 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
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May 16, 2017
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 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, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
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May 16, 2017
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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 16, 2017 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Spring Bird Walk: Ryerson Woods
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May 17, 2017
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
May is the month for songbirds. Join a skilled birder on these walks to look for returning migrants. Bring binoculars if you have them.
 

May 17, 2017 (7:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
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May 17, 2017
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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 17, 2017 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
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May 18, 2017
OLSC04
9:00 AM - 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 18, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Adlai E. Stevenson Historic Home Public Tours
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May 18, 2017
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Drop in during the afternoon to learn about this Illinois governor and ambassador to the United Nations as you tour his home, a National Historic Landmark, at your own pace.
 

May 18, 2017 (12:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Community Campfire Friday Nights
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May 19, 2017
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Bring your friends and family to roast marshmallows, share stories and enjoy nature at night.
 

May 19, 2017 (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Forest Fitness: Hastings Lake
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May 20, 2017
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8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 

May 20, 2017 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Ryerson Woods
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May 20, 2017
ERCA08
9:00 AM - 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 20, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Oriole Grove
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May 20, 2017
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9:00 AM - 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 20, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grant Woods
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May 20, 2017
GRWO02
9:00 AM - 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 20, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Almond Marsh
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May 20, 2017
ALMA05
9:00 AM - 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 20, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Rx for Health: Walking in Nature
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May 20, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Join a health professional and an educator on this walk to explore the preserve as we improve our health.
 

May 20, 2017 (4:00 PM - 5:30 PM)
Spring Bird Walk: Wright Woods
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May 21, 2017
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
May is the month for songbirds. Join a skilled birder on these walks to look for returning migrants. Bring binoculars if you have them.
 

May 21, 2017 (7:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
60th Annual Des Plaines River Canoe & Kayak Marathon
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May 21, 2017
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8:00 AM
Paddle or watch, but definitely don't miss the largest canoe race in Illinois. This 18.5-mile race begins at the Oak Spring Canoe Launch in Libertyville and ends at Dam #2 in Mount Prospect.
 

May 21, 2017 8:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Wilmot Woods
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May 21, 2017
INGR04
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 21, 2017 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
May 21, 2017
CUMA03
1:00 PM - 4:00 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 21, 2017 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
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May 23, 2017
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 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 23, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
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May 23, 2017
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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 23, 2017 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Playdate with Nature
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May 23, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Move your kids outdoors for unstructured seasonal play activities, proven healthful and beneficial for children of all ages.
 

May 23, 2017 (1:00 PM - 2:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
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May 24, 2017
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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 24, 2017 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
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May 25, 2017
OLSC04
9:00 AM - 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 25, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Forest Fitness: Middlefork Savanna
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May 27, 2017
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8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 

May 27, 2017 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Bilingual (English/Spanish) Nature Hike
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May 27, 2017
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
One-hour guided nature hike. Explore a new preserve each month.
 

May 27, 2017 (9:00 AM - 10:30 AM)
Restoration Workday: Rollins Savanna
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May 27, 2017
ROSA13
9:00 AM - 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 27, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Wildflower Wonders: Lyons Woods
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May 27, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lake County is home to more than 600 species of wildflowers. Appreciate their beauty in a different preserve each month.
 

May 27, 2017 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
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May 28, 2017
CUMA03
1:00 PM - 4:00 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 28, 2017 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
 
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