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

March 03, 2015 9:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
March 05, 2015
OLSC04
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

March 05, 2015 9:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Grainger Woods
Event details:
March 07, 2015
Volunteer-11
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

March 07, 2015 9:00 AM
Walk with a Naturalist: Greenbelt
Event details:
March 07, 2015
VAPA04
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
One-hour guided nature hike.
 

March 07, 2015 (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
March 08, 2015
CUMA03
1:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

March 08, 2015 1:00 PM
Hikin' Tykes: Tracks
Event details:
March 10, 2015
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9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Nature-based story, craft and outdoor exploration (weather permitting) for you and your preschool child.
 

March 10, 2015 (9:30 AM - 10:45 AM)
Small Discoveries: Woolly Mammoths & Mighty Mastodons
Event details:
March 11, 2015
crafts01
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Small discoveries add up to big fun for your little ones! Join us select Wednesdays as we explore a variety of topics through stories, hands-on activities, pretend play and simple crafts. A great opportunity to learn, make new friends, and get to know other families.
 

March 11, 2015 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
March 12, 2015
OLSC04
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

March 12, 2015 9:00 AM
Connecting Kids with Nature
Event details:
March 12, 2015
EE-WINTER-Snowtracks
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Connect your kids with nature through outdoor exploration. Along the way, learn about the benefits of nature play.
 

March 12, 2015 (10:30 AM - 11:45 AM)
Restoration Workday: Prairie Wolf Slough
Event details:
March 14, 2015
PRWO03
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

March 14, 2015 9:00 AM
Maple Syrup Hikes-12:30
Event details:
March 14, 2015
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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Learn how trees work and about the sweet sap of sugar maples. Ryerson Woods is one of the few places where climate conditions are right for maple syrup production and where trees grow to a diameter and height that allows for tapping. Everyone gets a taste.
 

March 14, 2015 (12:30 PM - 1:30 PM)
Maple Syrup Hikes-1:00
Event details:
March 14, 2015
maple-syrup-hikes01
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Learn how trees work and about the sweet sap of sugar maples. Ryerson Woods is one of the few places where climate conditions are right for maple syrup production and where trees grow to a diameter and height that allows for tapping. Everyone gets a taste.
 

March 14, 2015 (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)
Maple Syrup Hikes -1:30
Event details:
March 14, 2015
maple-syrup-hikes01
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Learn how trees work and about the sweet sap of sugar maples. Ryerson Woods is one of the few places where climate conditions are right for maple syrup production and where trees grow to a diameter and height that allows for tapping. Everyone gets a taste.
 

March 14, 2015 (1:30 PM - 2:30 PM)
Maple Syrup Hikes-2:00
Event details:
March 14, 2015
maple-syrup-hikes01
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Learn how trees work and about the sweet sap of sugar maples. Ryerson Woods is one of the few places where climate conditions are right for maple syrup production and where trees grow to a diameter and height that allows for tapping. Everyone gets a taste.
 

March 14, 2015 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Maple Syrup Hikes-2:30
Event details:
March 14, 2015
maple-syrup-hikes01
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Learn how trees work and about the sweet sap of sugar maples. Ryerson Woods is one of the few places where climate conditions are right for maple syrup production and where trees grow to a diameter and height that allows for tapping. Everyone gets a taste.
 

March 14, 2015 (2:30 PM - 3:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Wilmot Woods
Event details:
March 15, 2015
INGR04
12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

March 15, 2015 12:00 PM
Maple Syrup Hikes-12:30
Event details:
March 15, 2015
maple-syrup-hikes01
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Learn how trees work and about the sweet sap of sugar maples. Ryerson Woods is one of the few places where climate conditions are right for maple syrup production and where trees grow to a diameter and height that allows for tapping. Everyone gets a taste.
 

March 15, 2015 (12:30 PM - 1:30 PM)
Maple Syrup Hikes-1:00
Event details:
March 15, 2015
maple-syrup-hikes01
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Learn how trees work and about the sweet sap of sugar maples. Ryerson Woods is one of the few places where climate conditions are right for maple syrup production and where trees grow to a diameter and height that allows for tapping. Everyone gets a taste.
 

March 15, 2015 (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)
Maple Syrup Hikes -1:30
Event details:
March 15, 2015
maple-syrup-hikes01
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Learn how trees work and about the sweet sap of sugar maples. Ryerson Woods is one of the few places where climate conditions are right for maple syrup production and where trees grow to a diameter and height that allows for tapping. Everyone gets a taste.
 

March 15, 2015 (1:30 PM - 2:30 PM)
Maple Syrup Hikes-2:00
Event details:
March 15, 2015
maple-syrup-hikes01
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Learn how trees work and about the sweet sap of sugar maples. Ryerson Woods is one of the few places where climate conditions are right for maple syrup production and where trees grow to a diameter and height that allows for tapping. Everyone gets a taste.
 

March 15, 2015 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Maple Syrup Hikes-2:30
Event details:
March 15, 2015
maple-syrup-hikes01
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Learn how trees work and about the sweet sap of sugar maples. Ryerson Woods is one of the few places where climate conditions are right for maple syrup production and where trees grow to a diameter and height that allows for tapping. Everyone gets a taste.
 

March 15, 2015 (2:30 PM - 3:30 PM)
Beneath Your Feet–Sugar Maples
Event details:
March 18, 2015
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Learn about the roots of the sugar maple tree and how the sap flows. Taste real maple syrup, and go on a hike.
 

March 18, 2015 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
March 19, 2015
OLSC04
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

March 19, 2015 9:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Grant Woods
Event details:
March 21, 2015
GRWO02
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

March 21, 2015 9:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Almond Marsh
Event details:
March 21, 2015
ALMA05
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

March 21, 2015 9:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Captain Daniel Wright Woods
Event details:
March 21, 2015
CUMA03
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

March 21, 2015 9:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Oriole Grove
Event details:
March 21, 2015
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9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

March 21, 2015 9:00 AM
Greenbelt Mini Explorers: Printmaking
Event details:
March 21, 2015
crafts03
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Enjoy crafts, stories and hands-on activities while meeting other families.
 

March 21, 2015 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Maple Syrup Hikes-12:30
Event details:
March 21, 2015
maple-syrup-hikes01
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Learn how trees work and about the sweet sap of sugar maples. Ryerson Woods is one of the few places where climate conditions are right for maple syrup production and where trees grow to a diameter and height that allows for tapping. Everyone gets a taste.
 

March 21, 2015 (12:30 PM - 1:30 PM)
Maple Syrup Hikes-1:00
Event details:
March 21, 2015
maple-syrup-hikes01
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Learn how trees work and about the sweet sap of sugar maples. Ryerson Woods is one of the few places where climate conditions are right for maple syrup production and where trees grow to a diameter and height that allows for tapping. Everyone gets a taste.
 

March 21, 2015 (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)
Maple Syrup Hikes -1:30
Event details:
March 21, 2015
maple-syrup-hikes01
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Learn how trees work and about the sweet sap of sugar maples. Ryerson Woods is one of the few places where climate conditions are right for maple syrup production and where trees grow to a diameter and height that allows for tapping. Everyone gets a taste.
 

March 21, 2015 (1:30 PM - 2:30 PM)
Maple Syrup Hikes-2:00
Event details:
March 21, 2015
maple-syrup-hikes01
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Learn how trees work and about the sweet sap of sugar maples. Ryerson Woods is one of the few places where climate conditions are right for maple syrup production and where trees grow to a diameter and height that allows for tapping. Everyone gets a taste.
 

March 21, 2015 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Maple Syrup Hikes-2:30
Event details:
March 21, 2015
maple-syrup-hikes01
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Learn how trees work and about the sweet sap of sugar maples. Ryerson Woods is one of the few places where climate conditions are right for maple syrup production and where trees grow to a diameter and height that allows for tapping. Everyone gets a taste.
 

March 21, 2015 (2:30 PM - 3:30 PM)
Maple Syrup Hikes-12:30
Event details:
March 22, 2015
maple-syrup-hikes01
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Learn how trees work and about the sweet sap of sugar maples. Ryerson Woods is one of the few places where climate conditions are right for maple syrup production and where trees grow to a diameter and height that allows for tapping. Everyone gets a taste.
 

March 22, 2015 (12:30 PM - 1:30 PM)
Maple Syrup Hikes-1:00
Event details:
March 22, 2015
maple-syrup-hikes01
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Learn how trees work and about the sweet sap of sugar maples. Ryerson Woods is one of the few places where climate conditions are right for maple syrup production and where trees grow to a diameter and height that allows for tapping. Everyone gets a taste.
 

March 22, 2015 (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)
Maple Syrup Hikes -1:30
Event details:
March 22, 2015
maple-syrup-hikes01
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Learn how trees work and about the sweet sap of sugar maples. Ryerson Woods is one of the few places where climate conditions are right for maple syrup production and where trees grow to a diameter and height that allows for tapping. Everyone gets a taste.
 

March 22, 2015 (1:30 PM - 2:30 PM)
Maple Syrup Hikes-2:00
Event details:
March 22, 2015
maple-syrup-hikes01
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Learn how trees work and about the sweet sap of sugar maples. Ryerson Woods is one of the few places where climate conditions are right for maple syrup production and where trees grow to a diameter and height that allows for tapping. Everyone gets a taste.
 

March 22, 2015 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Maple Syrup Hikes-2:30
Event details:
March 22, 2015
maple-syrup-hikes01
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Learn how trees work and about the sweet sap of sugar maples. Ryerson Woods is one of the few places where climate conditions are right for maple syrup production and where trees grow to a diameter and height that allows for tapping. Everyone gets a taste.
 

March 22, 2015 (2:30 PM - 3:30 PM)
Spring Break Fun
Event details:
March 23, 2015
museum
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Stop by the Lake County Discovery Museum during spring break for an afternoon of hands-on fun. Themes and crafts change each day of the week.
 

March 23, 2015 (12:00 PM - 2:00 PM)
Small Discoveries: Pioneer Play
Event details:
March 25, 2015
crafts01
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Small discoveries add up to big fun for your little ones! Join us select Wednesdays as we explore a variety of topics through stories, hands-on activities, pretend play and simple crafts. A great opportunity to learn, make new friends, and get to know other families.
 

March 25, 2015 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Ryerson Woods
Event details:
March 28, 2015
ERCA08
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

March 28, 2015 9:00 AM
Maple Syrup Hikes-12:30
Event details:
March 28, 2015
maple-syrup-hikes01
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Learn how trees work and about the sweet sap of sugar maples. Ryerson Woods is one of the few places where climate conditions are right for maple syrup production and where trees grow to a diameter and height that allows for tapping. Everyone gets a taste.
 

March 28, 2015 (12:30 PM - 1:30 PM)
Maple Syrup Hikes-1:00
Event details:
March 28, 2015
maple-syrup-hikes01
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Learn how trees work and about the sweet sap of sugar maples. Ryerson Woods is one of the few places where climate conditions are right for maple syrup production and where trees grow to a diameter and height that allows for tapping. Everyone gets a taste.
 

March 28, 2015 (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)
Maple Syrup Hikes -1:30
Event details:
March 28, 2015
maple-syrup-hikes01
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Learn how trees work and about the sweet sap of sugar maples. Ryerson Woods is one of the few places where climate conditions are right for maple syrup production and where trees grow to a diameter and height that allows for tapping. Everyone gets a taste.
 

March 28, 2015 (1:30 PM - 2:30 PM)
Maple Syrup Hikes-2:00
Event details:
March 28, 2015
maple-syrup-hikes01
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Learn how trees work and about the sweet sap of sugar maples. Ryerson Woods is one of the few places where climate conditions are right for maple syrup production and where trees grow to a diameter and height that allows for tapping. Everyone gets a taste.
 

March 28, 2015 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Maple Syrup Hikes-2:30
Event details:
March 28, 2015
maple-syrup-hikes01
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Learn how trees work and about the sweet sap of sugar maples. Ryerson Woods is one of the few places where climate conditions are right for maple syrup production and where trees grow to a diameter and height that allows for tapping. Everyone gets a taste.
 

March 28, 2015 (2:30 PM - 3:30 PM)
Maple Syrup Hikes-12:30
Event details:
March 29, 2015
maple-syrup-hikes01
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Learn how trees work and about the sweet sap of sugar maples. Ryerson Woods is one of the few places where climate conditions are right for maple syrup production and where trees grow to a diameter and height that allows for tapping. Everyone gets a taste.
 

March 29, 2015 (12:30 PM - 1:30 PM)
Maple Syrup Hikes-1:00
Event details:
March 29, 2015
maple-syrup-hikes01
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Learn how trees work and about the sweet sap of sugar maples. Ryerson Woods is one of the few places where climate conditions are right for maple syrup production and where trees grow to a diameter and height that allows for tapping. Everyone gets a taste.
 

March 29, 2015 (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)
Maple Syrup Hikes -1:30
Event details:
March 29, 2015
maple-syrup-hikes01
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Learn how trees work and about the sweet sap of sugar maples. Ryerson Woods is one of the few places where climate conditions are right for maple syrup production and where trees grow to a diameter and height that allows for tapping. Everyone gets a taste.
 

March 29, 2015 (1:30 PM - 2:30 PM)
Maple Syrup Hikes-2:00
Event details:
March 29, 2015
maple-syrup-hikes01
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Learn how trees work and about the sweet sap of sugar maples. Ryerson Woods is one of the few places where climate conditions are right for maple syrup production and where trees grow to a diameter and height that allows for tapping. Everyone gets a taste.
 

March 29, 2015 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Maple Syrup Hikes-2:30
Event details:
March 29, 2015
maple-syrup-hikes01
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Learn how trees work and about the sweet sap of sugar maples. Ryerson Woods is one of the few places where climate conditions are right for maple syrup production and where trees grow to a diameter and height that allows for tapping. Everyone gets a taste.
 

March 29, 2015 (2:30 PM - 3:30 PM)
Spring Break Fun
Event details:
March 30, 2015
museum
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Stop by the Lake County Discovery Museum during spring break for an afternoon of hands-on fun. Themes and crafts change each day of the week.
 

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

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

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

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

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

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

April 04, 2015 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grainger Woods
Event details:
April 04, 2015
Volunteer-11
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

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

April 04, 2015 9:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
April 05, 2015
CUMA03
1:00 PM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

April 05, 2015 1:00 PM
Small Discoveries: Colorful Collage
Event details:
April 08, 2015
crafts01
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Small discoveries add up to big fun for your little ones! Join us select Wednesdays as we explore a variety of topics through stories, hands-on activities, pretend play and simple crafts. A great opportunity to learn, make new friends, and get to know other families.
 

April 08, 2015 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Homeschool Companion–Soil Creatures
Event details:
April 08, 2015
SoilandWater
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Learn about the creatures that call Lake County home and take a hike to learn about their benefits.
 

April 08, 2015 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
April 09, 2015
OLSC04
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

April 09, 2015 9:00 AM
Connecting Kids with Nature
Event details:
April 09, 2015
kids-stock01
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Connect your kids with nature through outdoor exploration. Along the way, learn about the benefits of nature play.
 

April 09, 2015 (10:30 AM - 11:45 AM)
Restoration Workday: Prairie Wolf Slough
Event details:
April 11, 2015
PRWO03
9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

April 16, 2015 (7:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grant Woods
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April 18, 2015
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9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

April 24, 2015 (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
Free Bird Walk
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April 25, 2015
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7:00 AM
Joined a skilled birder on these walks. Bring binoculars. Presented in partnership with Lake Cook Audubon.
 

April 25, 2015 7:00 AM
Restoration Workday: Ryerson Woods
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April 25, 2015
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9:00 AM
Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

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

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

April 25, 2015 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Free Bird Walk
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April 26, 2015
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8:00 AM
Joined a skilled birder on these walks. Bring binoculars. Presented in partnership with Lake Cook Audubon.
 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

April 30, 2015 9:00 AM
 
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