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Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
September 28, 2016
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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.
 

September 28, 2016 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
September 29, 2016
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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.
 

September 29, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Forest Fitness: Rollins Savanna
Event details:
October 01, 2016
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8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 

October 01, 2016 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Walk with a Naturalist: Prairie Wolf
Event details:
October 01, 2016
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Explore a new preserve each month on this guided nature hike.
 

October 01, 2016 (9:00 AM - 10:30 AM)
Restoration Workday: Ryerson Woods
Event details:
October 01, 2016
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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.
 

October 01, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grainger Woods
Event details:
October 01, 2016
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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.
 

October 01, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Make a Difference for Wildlife Workday
Event details:
October 01, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Learn about the benefits of native plants, how to identify invasive species, and then participate in a habitat restoration workday.
 

October 01, 2016 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Colossal Cup Two-Player Golf Scramble
Event details:
October 02, 2016
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10:00 AM
Two-player teams compete for fun and prizes. The colossal cup size is double the standard cup so putts will sink with ease and your score will drop with it.
 

October 02, 2016 10:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Berkeley Prairie
Event details:
October 02, 2016
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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.
 

October 02, 2016 (10:00 AM - 1:00 PM)
Fall Color Hike
Event details:
October 02, 2016
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Celebrate "OAKtober" and learn about why leaves change color and how critters adapt to the coming cold weather on this oak woodland hike.
 

October 02, 2016 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
October 02, 2016
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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.
 

October 02, 2016 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Guided Hike Lake County
Event details:
October 02, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Guided walk on this year's Hike Lake County trails. Walk a new trail each session.
 

October 02, 2016 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
October 04, 2016
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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.
 

October 04, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
October 04, 2016
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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.
 

October 04, 2016 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Habitat Walk for Seniors
Event details:
October 05, 2016
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Explore some of the many habitats found in Lake County, learning as you walk.
Walks are paced to the group's ability and average 1.5 miles long.
 

October 05, 2016 (9:00 AM - 10:30 AM)
Little Sprouts: Harvest Hoe-Down
Event details:
October 05, 2016
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Help pick the last vegetables of the season and prepare the garden for winter. Then celebrate with songs and games.
 

October 05, 2016 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
October 05, 2016
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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.
 

October 05, 2016 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
October 06, 2016
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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.
 

October 06, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Forest Fitness: Ryerson Woods
Event details:
October 08, 2016
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8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 

October 08, 2016 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Wadsworth Savanna
Event details:
October 08, 2016
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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.
 

October 08, 2016 9:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Prairie Wolf Slough
Event details:
October 08, 2016
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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.
 

October 08, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
October 09, 2016
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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.
 

October 09, 2016 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Guided Hike Lake County
Event details:
October 09, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Guided walk on this year's Hike Lake County trails. Walk a new trail each session.
 

October 09, 2016 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Scout Monday: Fur, Feathers and Ferns Badge
Event details:
October 10, 2016
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Scout badges for individual scouts or troops with less than six members.
 

October 10, 2016 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Playdate with Nature
Event details:
October 10, 2016
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Move your kids outdoors for unstructured seasonal play activities, proven healthful and beneficial for children of all ages.
 

October 10, 2016 (10:30 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
October 11, 2016
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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.
 

October 11, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Hikin' Tykes: Woodpeckers
Event details:
October 11, 2016
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Nature-based story, craft and outdoor exploration for you and your preschool child.
 

October 11, 2016 (9:30 AM - 10:45 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
October 11, 2016
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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.
 

October 11, 2016 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
October 12, 2016
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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.
 

October 12, 2016 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
October 13, 2016
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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.
 

October 13, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Connecting Kids with Nature
Event details:
October 13, 2016
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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.
 

October 13, 2016 (10:30 AM - 11:45 AM)
Lake County Hawkfest Dinner and Keynote
Event details:
October 14, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Lake Forest College

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Join us for a buffet dinner followed by a talk on the history of hawk watching in northern Illinois with experts, Dave Johnson and Vic Berardi.
 

October 14, 2016 (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Illinois Hawk Watching
Event details:
October 14, 2016
7:15 PM - 9:00 PM
Lake Forest College

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Explore the history of hawk watching in northern Illinois with experts, Dave Johnson and Vic Berardi.
 

October 14, 2016 (7:15 PM - 9:00 PM)
Skokie Valley Astronomers
Event details:
October 14, 2016
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8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Join the Skokie Valley Astronomers at Ryerson Woods on the second Friday of the month. Learn about outer space, the sky and the universe. Stargazing after the meeting weather permitting.
 

October 14, 2016 (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Free Morning Birdwalk: Middlefork Savanna
Event details:
October 15, 2016
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Join us on an expert-led birdwalk at Middlefork Savanna Forest Preserve.
 

October 15, 2016 (7:00 AM - 8:30 AM)
Free Morning Birdwalk: Fort Sheridan
Event details:
October 15, 2016
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Join us on an expert-led birdwalk at Fort Sheridan Forest Preserve.
 

October 15, 2016 (7:00 AM - 8:30 AM)
Lake County Hawkfest: Saturday Pass
Event details:
October 15, 2016
7:00 AM - 3:15 PM
Lake Forest College

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Sign up for all five Saturday Hawkfest workshops at the discounted rate of just $25.
 

October 15, 2016 (7:00 AM - 3:15 PM)
Forest Fitness: Hastings Lake
Event details:
October 15, 2016
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8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 

October 15, 2016 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Almond Marsh
Event details:
October 15, 2016
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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.
 

October 15, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grant Woods
Event details:
October 15, 2016
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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.
 

October 15, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Oriole Grove
Event details:
October 15, 2016
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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.
 

October 15, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Hawk Identification
Event details:
October 15, 2016
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Lake Forest College

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Vic Berardi will discuss the nuances of hawk identification, using stunning photographs to differentiate species.
 

October 15, 2016 (9:15 AM - 10:15 AM)
Raptor Photography
Event details:
October 15, 2016
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Lake Forest College

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Join Vic Berardi, one of the best hawk photographers in Illinois, as he shares tips and tricks for getting the perfect photo.
 

October 15, 2016 (10:30 AM - 11:00 AM)
Bird Photography
Event details:
October 15, 2016
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Lake Forest College

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Join local bird photography expert Mike Trahan to learn how to prepare for and take great bird photos in a variety of settings.
 

October 15, 2016 (11:15 AM - 12:15 PM)
Birding Lake County
Event details:
October 15, 2016
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lake Forest College

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Join birding expert Nan Buckardt to discover favorite spots in Lake County to look for birds in all seasons.
 

October 15, 2016 (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)
Lake County Hawkfest
Event details:
October 15, 2016
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1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Join us for free bird fun at Fort Sheridan. See live raptors, help identify migrating raptors and visit bird education stations set up along the trails.
 

October 15, 2016 (1:30 PM - 4:00 PM)
Bird Rehabilitation
Event details:
October 15, 2016
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Lake Forest College

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Meet some local raptors as licensed rehabilitator Dawn Keller shares stories about the challenges and successes of bird rehabilitation.
 

October 15, 2016 (2:15 PM - 3:15 PM)
Rx for Health: Walking in Nature
Event details:
October 15, 2016
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.
 

October 15, 2016 (4:00 PM - 5:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Wilmot Woods
Event details:
October 16, 2016
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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.
 

October 16, 2016 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
October 16, 2016
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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.
 

October 16, 2016 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
2016 Ethel Untermyer Forum: Championing Wildlife: A Conservation Success Story
Event details:
October 16, 2016
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Join District Biologist Gary Glowacki to learn about our efforts to protect endangered species that make the forest preserve their home.
 

October 16, 2016 (1:30 PM - 3:00 PM)
Guided Hike Lake County
Event details:
October 16, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Guided walk on seven of this year's Hike Lake County trails. Walk a new trail each session.
 

October 16, 2016 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
October 18, 2016
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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.
 

October 18, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
October 18, 2016
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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.
 

October 18, 2016 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
October 19, 2016
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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.
 

October 19, 2016 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
October 20, 2016
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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.
 

October 20, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Adlai E. Stevenson Historic Home Public Tours
Event details:
October 20, 2016
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Learn about this Illinois governor and ambassador to the United Nations as you tour his home, a National Historic Landmark.
 

October 20, 2016 (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)
Adlai E. Stevenson Historic Home Public Tours
Event details:
October 20, 2016
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Learn about this Illinois governor and ambassador to the United Nations as you tour his home, a National Historic Landmark.
 

October 20, 2016 (2:30 PM - 3:30 PM)
Halloween Hikes - FULL
Event details:
October 21, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Join a guided group hike along a candlelit path to watch fun nature-themed skits, followed by donuts and cider.
 

October 21, 2016 (6:00 PM - 7:30 PM)
Halloween Hikes - FULL
Event details:
October 21, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Join a guided group hike along a candlelit path to watch fun nature-themed skits, followed by donuts and cider.
 

October 21, 2016 (6:30 PM - 8:00 PM)
Halloween Hikes- FULL
Event details:
October 21, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Join a guided group hike along a candlelit path to watch fun nature-themed skits, followed by donuts and cider.
 

October 21, 2016 (7:00 PM - 8:30 PM)
Halloween Hikes
Event details:
October 21, 2016
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Join a guided group hike along a candlelit path to watch fun nature-themed skits, followed by donuts and cider.
 

October 21, 2016 (7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Halloween Hikes
Event details:
October 21, 2016
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Join a guided group hike along a candlelit path to watch fun nature-themed skits, followed by donuts and cider.
 

October 21, 2016 (8:00 PM - 9:30 PM)
Forest Fitness: Lakewood
Event details:
October 22, 2016
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8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 

October 22, 2016 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Rollins Savanna
Event details:
October 22, 2016
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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.
 

October 22, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ryerson Woods
Event details:
October 22, 2016
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.
 

October 22, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Halloween Hikes
Event details:
October 22, 2016
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Join a guided group hike along a candlelit path to watch fun nature-themed skits, followed by donuts and cider.
 

October 22, 2016 (5:30 PM - 7:00 PM)
Halloween Hikes- FULL
Event details:
October 22, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Join a guided group hike along a candlelit path to watch fun nature-themed skits, followed by donuts and cider.
 

October 22, 2016 (6:00 PM - 7:30 PM)
Halloween Hikes-FULL
Event details:
October 22, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Join a guided group hike along a candlelit path to watch fun nature-themed skits, followed by donuts and cider.
 

October 22, 2016 (6:30 PM - 8:00 PM)
Halloween Hikes - FULL
Event details:
October 22, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Join a guided group hike along a candlelit path to watch fun nature-themed skits, followed by donuts and cider.
 

October 22, 2016 (7:00 PM - 8:30 PM)
Halloween Hikes
Event details:
October 22, 2016
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Join a guided group hike along a candlelit path to watch fun nature-themed skits, followed by donuts and cider.
 

October 22, 2016 (7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Halloween Hikes
Event details:
October 22, 2016
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Join a guided group hike along a candlelit path to watch fun nature-themed skits, followed by donuts and cider.
 

October 22, 2016 (8:00 PM - 9:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
October 23, 2016
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.
 

October 23, 2016 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
October 25, 2016
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.
 

October 25, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
October 26, 2016
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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.
 

October 26, 2016 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
October 27, 2016
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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.
 

October 27, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Community Campfire Friday Nights
Event details:
October 28, 2016
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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.
 

October 28, 2016 (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Forest Fitness: Grassy Lake
Event details:
October 29, 2016
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8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 

October 29, 2016 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Chili Scramble
Event details:
October 30, 2016
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10:00 AM
Join this low-pressure 18-hole tournament that ends with prizes, chili and beverages.
 

October 30, 2016 10:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
October 30, 2016
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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.
 

October 30, 2016 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Guided Hike Lake County
Event details:
October 30, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Guided walk on seven of this year's Hike Lake County trails. Walk a new trail each session.
 

October 30, 2016 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
November 01, 2016
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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.
 

November 01, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
November 01, 2016
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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.
 

November 01, 2016 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Habitat Walk for Seniors
Event details:
November 02, 2016
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Explore some of the many habitats found in Lake County, learning as you walk.
Walks are paced to the group's ability and average 1.5 miles long.
 

November 02, 2016 (9:00 AM - 10:30 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
November 02, 2016
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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.
 

November 02, 2016 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
November 03, 2016
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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.
 

November 03, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Forest Fitness: Raven Glen
Event details:
November 05, 2016
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8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 

November 05, 2016 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Grainger Woods
Event details:
November 05, 2016
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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.
 

November 05, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Wadsworth Savanna
Event details:
November 05, 2016
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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.
 

November 05, 2016 9:00 AM
Walk with a Naturalist: Lakewood
Event details:
November 05, 2016
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Explore a new preserve each month on this guided walk.
 

November 05, 2016 (9:00 AM - 10:30 AM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
November 06, 2016
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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.
 

November 06, 2016 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Guided Hike Lake County
Event details:
November 06, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Guided walk on this year's Hike Lake County trails. Walk a new trail each session.
 

November 06, 2016 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
November 08, 2016
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.
 

November 08, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Hikin' Tykes: White-tailed Deer
Event details:
November 08, 2016
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Nature-based story, craft and outdoor exploration for you and your preschool child.
 

November 08, 2016 (9:30 AM - 10:45 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
November 08, 2016
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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.
 

November 08, 2016 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
November 09, 2016
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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.
 

November 09, 2016 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
November 10, 2016
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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.
 

November 10, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Skokie Valley Astronomers
Event details:
November 11, 2016
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8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Join the Skokie Valley Astronomers at Ryerson Woods on the second Friday of the month. Learn about outer space, the sky and universe. Star gazing after each meeting weather permitting.
 

November 11, 2016 (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Forest Fitness: Heron Creek
Event details:
November 12, 2016
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8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 

November 12, 2016 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Prairie Wolf Slough
Event details:
November 12, 2016
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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.
 

November 12, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Waterfowl Migration
Event details:
November 13, 2016
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Join a naturalist to observe and identify waterfowl during fall migration.
 

November 13, 2016 (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
November 13, 2016
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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.
 

November 13, 2016 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Brushwood Gallery Exhibit: Foliage and Feathers
Event details:
November 13, 2016
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Explore Tammy Kordik's three dimensional paintings of foliage that literally leap off the canvas. Watercolorist Frances Vail makes a detailed study of birds' wings.
 

November 13, 2016 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Guided Hike Lake County
Event details:
November 13, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Guided walk on this year's Hike Lake County trails. Walk a new trail each session.
 

November 13, 2016 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
November 15, 2016
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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.
 

November 15, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
November 15, 2016
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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.
 

November 15, 2016 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
November 16, 2016
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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.
 

November 16, 2016 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
November 17, 2016
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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.
 

November 17, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Forest Fitness: Wright Woods
Event details:
November 19, 2016
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8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 

November 19, 2016 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Almond Marsh
Event details:
November 19, 2016
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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.
 

November 19, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grant Woods
Event details:
November 19, 2016
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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.
 

November 19, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ryerson Woods
Event details:
November 19, 2016
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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.
 

November 19, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Oriole Grove
Event details:
November 19, 2016
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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.
 

November 19, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Scout Saturday: Reptile and Amphibian Merit Badge
Event details:
November 19, 2016
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Discover the reptiles and amphibians that live in Lake County as you earn your Merit Badge.
 

November 19, 2016 (1:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Wilmot Woods
Event details:
November 20, 2016
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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.
 

November 20, 2016 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
November 20, 2016
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.
 

November 20, 2016 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Thanksgiving for Nature Scavenger Hunt
Event details:
November 20, 2016
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Discover what we should be thankful for in nature. Find clues along the trail in this self-paced activity.
 

November 20, 2016 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
November 22, 2016
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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.
 

November 22, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
November 22, 2016
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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.
 

November 22, 2016 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
November 23, 2016
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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.
 

November 23, 2016 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Forest Fitness: Old School
Event details:
November 26, 2016
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8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 

November 26, 2016 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Rollins Savanna
Event details:
November 26, 2016
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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.
 

November 26, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
November 27, 2016
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.
 

November 27, 2016 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
 
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