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Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
September 26, 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.
 

September 26, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
September 26, 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.
 

September 26, 2017 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Little Sprouts: Crows in the Corn
Event details:
September 27, 2017
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
We’ll revisit the corn we planted earlier in the summer and learn all about this marvelous plant and its many uses.
 

September 27, 2017 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
CANCELLED
September 27, 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.
 

September 27, 2017 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
CANCELLED 
Forest Folklore, Legends, Myths, and Stories
Event details:
September 29, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Join us for a night of sharing cultural folklore and stories from around the world about forest plants, fungi, and animals.
 

September 29, 2017 (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Forest Fitness: Cuba Marsh
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September 30, 2017
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8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 

September 30, 2017 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Rollins Savanna
Event details:
September 30, 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.
 

September 30, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Raptor Watch
Event details:
September 30, 2017
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Drop in anytime and visit the bird observation deck at Lyons Woods Forest Preserve. Local raptor identification experts will teach you how to identify migrating raptors. We will have spotting scopes and binoculars as well as hands on education activities.
 

September 30, 2017 (10:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
Wildflower Wonders: Grant Woods
Event details:
September 30, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lake County has over 600 different species of wildflowers. Come appreciate their beauty in a different Forest Preserve each month as we explore what makes them so wonderfully interesting.
 

September 30, 2017 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Berkeley Prairie
Event details:
October 01, 2017
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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 01, 2017 (10:00 AM - 1:00 PM)
Fall Color Hike
Event details:
October 01, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Learn why leaves change color and how critters adapt to the coming cold weather.
 

October 01, 2017 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Adlai E. Stevenson Historic Home Public Tours
Event details:
October 01, 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.
 

October 01, 2017 (12:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
October 01, 2017
CUMA03
1:00 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 01, 2017 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Guided Hike Lake County
Event details:
October 01, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Guided walk on this year's Hike Lake County trails. Walk a new trail each session.
 

October 01, 2017 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Par 3 Challenge
Event details:
October 01, 2017
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2:00 PM
Countryside Golf Club
20800 W Hawley St,
Mundelein ,IL
60060

847-968-3466

Two-player teams compete for fun and prizes.
 

October 01, 2017 2:00 PM
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
October 03, 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.
 

October 03, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
October 03, 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.
 

October 03, 2017 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Habitat Walk for Seniors: Wright Woods
Event details:
October 04, 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.
 

October 04, 2017 (9:00 AM - 10:30 AM)
Little Sprouts: Harvest Hoedown
Event details:
October 04, 2017
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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 04, 2017 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
October 04, 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.
 

October 04, 2017 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
October 05, 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.
 

October 05, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Full Moon Night Hike
Event details:
October 05, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Hike under the magical glow of the full moon. This is your chance to enjoy the peace and serenity of a preserve after dark and experience what the animals see at night.
 

October 05, 2017 (7:00 PM - 8:30 PM)
Forest Fitness: Van Patten Woods
Event details:
October 07, 2017
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8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 

October 07, 2017 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Greenbelt
Event details:
October 07, 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.
 

October 07, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grainger Woods
Event details:
October 07, 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.
 

October 07, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Wadsworth Savanna
Event details:
October 07, 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.
 

October 07, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Walk with a Naturalist: Old School
Event details:
October 07, 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.
 

October 07, 2017 (9:00 AM - 10:30 AM)
Restoration Workday: Grainger Woods
Event details:
October 07, 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.
 

October 07, 2017 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Oak Woodland Walk
Event details:
October 07, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Celebrate OakTober while discovering the beautiful Oak Woodlands that define the unique natural landscape of Lake County.
 

October 07, 2017 (1:00 PM - 2:30 PM)
Fungi Scavenger Hunt
Event details:
October 08, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join us in discovering the diversity of fungi and the secret world of mycelium. A smartphone or tablet is recommended to help identify fungi.
 

October 08, 2017 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Colossal Cup Two-Player Golf Scramble
Event details:
October 08, 2017
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10:00 AM
Countryside Golf Club
20800 W Hawley St,
Mundelein ,IL
60060

847-968-3466

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 08, 2017 10:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
October 08, 2017
CUMA03
1:00 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 08, 2017 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Guided Hike Lake County
Event details:
October 08, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Guided walk on this year's Hike Lake County trails. Walk a new trail each session.
 

October 08, 2017 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Playdate with Nature
Event details:
October 09, 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.
 

October 09, 2017 (1:00 PM - 2:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
October 10, 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.
 

October 10, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Hikin' Tykes: Little Brown Bat
Event details:
October 10, 2017
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Learn with your preschooler about the 12 priority animal species of Chicago Wilderness and how you can help them. Hands-on activities, craft and outdoor exploration (weather permitting).
 

October 10, 2017 (9:30 AM - 10:45 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
October 10, 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.
 

October 10, 2017 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
CANCELLED
October 11, 2017
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.
 

October 11, 2017 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
CANCELLED 
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
October 12, 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.
 

October 12, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Connecting Kids with Nature
Event details:
October 12, 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.
 

October 12, 2017 (10:30 AM - 11:45 AM)
Skokie Valley Astronomers
Event details:
October 13, 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.
 

October 13, 2017 (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Forest Fitness: Wright Woods
Event details:
October 14, 2017
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8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 

October 14, 2017 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Prairie Wolf Slough
Event details:
October 14, 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.
 

October 14, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Rx for Health: Walking in Nature
Event details:
October 14, 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.
 

October 14, 2017 (4:00 PM - 5:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Wilmot Woods
Event details:
October 15, 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.
 

October 15, 2017 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
October 15, 2017
CUMA03
1:00 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 15, 2017 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
2017 Ethel Untermyer Forum: Championing Wildlife: Acoustic Bat Monitoring
Event details:
October 15, 2017
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Our Acoustic Bat Monitoring Program engages non-scientists to collect important data, sometimes called Citizen Science. Adults, join our own, Melissa Alderson to learn how it all works, while kids enjoy a bat program designed just for them. Includes an update on white-nosed syndrome in Midwest bats.
 

October 15, 2017 (1:30 PM - 3:00 PM)
Guided Hike Lake County
Event details:
October 15, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Guided walk on this year's Hike Lake County trails. Walk a new trail each session.
 

October 15, 2017 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
October 17, 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.
 

October 17, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
CANCELLED
October 17, 2017
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.
 

October 17, 2017 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
CANCELLED 
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
October 18, 2017
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.
 

October 18, 2017 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Tinkering Through Time: Awesome Adaptations
Event details:
October 18, 2017
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
In this new program series, Tinkering with Time, children will experience a variety of hands on activities and develop STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) and critical thinking skills. Join us on the journey to discover how history can connect to science experiments, inventions, nature, art and more!
 

October 18, 2017 (3:30 PM - 4:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
October 19, 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.
 

October 19, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Halloween Hikes
Event details:
October 20, 2017
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 20, 2017 (6:00 PM - 7:30 PM)
Halloween Hikes
Event details:
October 20, 2017
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 20, 2017 (6:30 PM - 8:00 PM)
Halloween Hikes
Event details:
October 20, 2017
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 20, 2017 (7:00 PM - 8:30 PM)
Halloween Hikes
Event details:
October 20, 2017
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 20, 2017 (7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Halloween Hikes
Event details:
October 20, 2017
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 20, 2017 (8:00 PM - 9:30 PM)
Forest Fitness: Lakewood
Event details:
October 21, 2017
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8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 

October 21, 2017 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Grant Woods
Event details:
October 21, 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.
 

October 21, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Oriole Grove
Event details:
October 21, 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.
 

October 21, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Almond Marsh
Event details:
October 21, 2017
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9:00 AM - 11:00 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 21, 2017 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Halloween Hikes
Event details:
October 21, 2017
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, 2017 (6:00 PM - 7:30 PM)
Halloween Hikes
Event details:
October 21, 2017
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, 2017 (6:30 PM - 8:00 PM)
Halloween Hikes
Event details:
October 21, 2017
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, 2017 (7:00 PM - 8:30 PM)
Halloween Hikes
Event details:
October 21, 2017
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, 2017 (7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Halloween Hikes
Event details:
October 21, 2017
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, 2017 (8:00 PM - 9:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
October 22, 2017
CUMA03
1:00 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 22, 2017 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
October 24, 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.
 

October 24, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
October 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.
 

October 24, 2017 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
October 25, 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.
 

October 25, 2017 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
October 26, 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.
 

October 26, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Community Campfire Friday Nights
Event details:
October 27, 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. Debut your Halloween costume.
 

October 27, 2017 (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Forest Fitness: Nippersink
Event details:
October 28, 2017
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8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 

October 28, 2017 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Ryerson Woods
Event details:
October 28, 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.
 

October 28, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Rollins Savanna
Event details:
October 29, 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.
 

October 29, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
October 29, 2017
CUMA03
1:00 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 29, 2017 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Guided Hike Lake County
Event details:
October 29, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Guided walk on this year's Hike Lake County trails. Walk a new trail each session.
 

October 29, 2017 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
October 31, 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.
 

October 31, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
October 31, 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.
 

October 31, 2017 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Habitat Walk for Seniors: Middlefork Savanna
Event details:
November 01, 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.
 

November 01, 2017 (9:00 AM - 10:30 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
November 01, 2017
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.
 

November 01, 2017 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
November 02, 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.
 

November 02, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Forest Fitness: Heron Creek
Event details:
November 04, 2017
iStock_group_walk
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 

November 04, 2017 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Greenbelt
Event details:
November 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.
 

November 04, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grainger Woods
Event details:
November 04, 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.
 

November 04, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Wadsworth Savanna
Event details:
November 04, 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.
 

November 04, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Walk with a Naturalist: Heron Creek
Event details:
November 04, 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.
 

November 04, 2017 (9:00 AM - 10:30 AM)
Restoration Workday: Berkeley Prairie
Event details:
November 05, 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.
 

November 05, 2017 (10:00 AM - 1:00 PM)
Chili Scramble Golf Tournament
Event details:
November 05, 2017
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10:00 AM
Countryside Golf Club
20800 W Hawley St,
Mundelein ,IL
60060

847-968-3466

Join this low-pressure 18-hole tournament that ends with prizes, chili and beverages.
 

November 05, 2017 10:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
November 05, 2017
CUMA03
1:00 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 05, 2017 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Guided Hike Lake County
Event details:
November 05, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Guided walk on this year's Hike Lake County trails. Walk a new trail each session.
 

November 05, 2017 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
November 07, 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.
 

November 07, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
November 07, 2017
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.
 

November 07, 2017 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Homeschool Companion: Digital Field Guides
Event details:
November 08, 2017
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
In the world of technology, there are many apps from which to choose. User-friendly digital field guides and apps will be shared and used while hiking. A smartphone or tablet is recommended.
 

November 08, 2017 (9:30 AM - 10:30 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
November 08, 2017
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.
 

November 08, 2017 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
November 09, 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.
 

November 09, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Connecting Kids with Nature
Event details:
November 09, 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.
 

November 09, 2017 (10:30 AM - 11:45 AM)
Playdate with Nature
Event details:
November 10, 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.
 

November 10, 2017 (1:00 PM - 2:30 PM)
Skokie Valley Astronomers
Event details:
November 10, 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.
 

November 10, 2017 (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Forest Fitness: Grant Woods
Event details:
November 11, 2017
iStock_group_walk
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 

November 11, 2017 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Prairie Wolf Slough
Event details:
November 11, 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.
 

November 11, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
November 12, 2017
CUMA03
1:00 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 12, 2017 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Guided Hike Lake County
Event details:
November 12, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Guided walk on this year's Hike Lake County trails. Walk a new trail each session.
 

November 12, 2017 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Feast for Survival
Event details:
November 12, 2017
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Join us for a family-friendly hike at Hastings Lake as we explore the topic of the natural foods found in nature. Learn how Native Americans, local wildlife and native plants have adapted to survive the cold winter months.
 

November 12, 2017 (3:00 PM - 4:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
November 14, 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.
 

November 14, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Hikin' Tykes: Grassland Birds
Event details:
November 14, 2017
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Learn with your preschooler about the 12 priority animal species of Chicago Wilderness and how you can help them. Hands-on activities, craft and outdoor exploration (weather permitting).
 

November 14, 2017 (9:30 AM - 10:45 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
November 14, 2017
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.
 

November 14, 2017 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
November 15, 2017
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.
 

November 15, 2017 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
November 16, 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.
 

November 16, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Forest Fitness: Grassy Lake
Event details:
November 18, 2017
iStock_group_walk
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 

November 18, 2017 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Ryerson Woods
Event details:
November 18, 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.
 

November 18, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grant Woods
Event details:
November 18, 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.
 

November 18, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Oriole Grove
Event details:
November 18, 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.
 

November 18, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Almond Marsh
Event details:
November 18, 2017
ALMA05
9:00 AM - 11:00 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 18, 2017 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Scout Saturday: Reptile and Amphibian Merit Badge
Event details:
November 18, 2017
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Discover the reptiles and amphibians that live in Lake County as you earn your Merit Badge.
 

November 18, 2017 (1:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Wilmot Woods
Event details:
November 19, 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.
 

November 19, 2017 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
November 19, 2017
CUMA03
1:00 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 19, 2017 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Thanksgiving for Nature Scavenger Hunt
Event details:
November 19, 2017
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 19, 2017 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Guided Hike Lake County
Event details:
November 19, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Guided walk on this year's Hike Lake County trails. Walk a new trail each session.
 

November 19, 2017 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
November 21, 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.
 

November 21, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
November 21, 2017
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.
 

November 21, 2017 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
November 22, 2017
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.
 

November 22, 2017 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
November 23, 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.
 

November 23, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Forest Fitness: Old School
Event details:
November 25, 2017
iStock_group_walk
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 

November 25, 2017 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
 
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