Homepage - Winter
Jump to Content
 
 

Lake County Forest Preserves | Preservation, Restoration, Education and Recreation

Print This Page

VIEW: summary | month | week
DISPLAY MODE: calendar | list
/
Previous Next
 
 
 

Upcoming Events

 
  SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
View This Week
Lake County History Symposium
Event's details
April 29, 2018
history-symposium-15
09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Open to the public, this annual symposium focuses on Lake County history. Join us for a fascinating series of presentations on this year’s theme, "History from Objects."
 
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event's details
April 29, 2018
CUMA03
01:00 PM - 03:00 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.
 
Symbols of Illinois
Event's details
April 29, 2018
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Celebrate the Illinois' Bicentennial (1818–2018) by learning about state symbols. Each program in this 10-part series teaches about the origin and natural history of the state symbols, and may also include a brief walk.
 
30
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event's details
May 01, 2018
CUMA03
09:00 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.
 
02
Turtles of Lake County
Event's details
May 03, 2018
05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Drop in and meet some of the turtles who call Lake County home. Learn how you can help local turtles through the Herp Mapper program.
 
04
Spring Bird Walk: Ryerson
Event's details
May 05, 2018
07:00 AM - 09:00 AM
May is the month for songbird migration. Join skilled birders on these walks. Bring binoculars if you have them.
 
Forest Fitness: Ryerson
Event's details
May 05, 2018
iStock_group_walk
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 
Scout Saturday: Bird Study Merit Badge
Event's details
May 05, 2018
free-bird-walks04
08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Learn about and observe birds that live in and migrate through Lake County as you earn the Bird Study Merit Badge.
 
Rookery Watch
Event's details
May 05, 2018
ALMA05
08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join us for viewing of nesting herons, cormorants and other waterfowl. Supported by Lake County Audubon volunteers.
 
Restoration Workday: Grainger Woods
Event's details
May 05, 2018
Volunteer-11
09:00 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.
 
Restoration Workday: Wadsworth Savanna
Event's details
May 05, 2018
volunteer-workday04
09:00 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.
 
Walk with a Naturalist
Event's details
May 05, 2018
09:00 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.
 
View This Week
Spring Bird Walk: Ryerson
Event's details
May 06, 2018
07:00 AM - 09:00 AM
May is the month for songbird migration. Join skilled birders on these walks. Bring binoculars if you have them.
 
Spring Wildflower Walk
Event's details
May 06, 2018
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Native wildflowers carpet the forest floor at Ryerson Woods each spring. Join us as we learn how to identify our native species and how ongoing habitat restoration efforts across the county ensure this spectacular show returns each spring.
 
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event's details
May 06, 2018
CUMA03
01:00 PM - 03:00 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.
 
07
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event's details
May 08, 2018
CUMA03
09:00 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.
 
Hikin' Tykes
Event's details
May 08, 2018
09:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Nature-based story, hands-on activities, craft and outdoor exploration, weather permitting, with your pre-schooler.
 
Lunchtime Tours
Event's details
May 08, 2018
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Bess Bower Dunn Museum
1899 W Winchester Road
Libertyville, IL , 60048

Learn about historymakers from Lake County. A history maker is an individual or group who has helped make a difference and made a lasting impact in the community.
 
09
Connecting Kids with Nature
Event's details
May 10, 2018
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.
 
Skokie Valley Astronomers
Event's details
May 11, 2018
astronomy
08:00 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.
 
Rookery Watch
Event's details
May 12, 2018
ALMA05
08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join us for viewing of nesting herons, cormorants and other waterfowl. Supported by Lake County Audubon volunteers.
 
Forest Fitness: Greenbelt
Event's details
May 12, 2018
iStock_group_walk
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 
Native Plant Sale
Event's details
May 12, 2018
native-plant-sale01
09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Purchase native plants for your home garden at this yearly event.
 
Restoration Workday: Greenbelt
Event's details
May 12, 2018
CUMA03
09:00 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.
 
Restoration Workday: Prairie Wolf Slough
Event's details
May 12, 2018
PRWO03
09:00 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.
 
Restoration Workday: Ryerson Woods
Event's details
May 12, 2018
ERCA08
09:00 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.
 
View This Week
Spring Bird Walk: Ryerson
Event's details
May 13, 2018
07:00 AM - 09:00 AM
May is the month for songbird migration. Join skilled birders on these walks. Bring binoculars if you have them.
 
Native Plant Sale
Event's details
May 13, 2018
native-plant-sale01
10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Purchase native plants for your home garden at this yearly event.
 
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event's details
May 13, 2018
CUMA03
01:00 PM - 03:00 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.
 
14
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event's details
May 15, 2018
CUMA03
09:00 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.
 
History Hacked
Event's details
May 15, 2018
02:00 PM - 02:45 PM
Bess Bower Dunn Museum of Lake County
1899 W. Winchester Road
Libertyville, IL , 60048

Who were some of the pioneers that settled here? To answer the question we will take a closer look at William Bonner's tools and tool chest and dive into the fascinating history of our county's settlement.
 
Spring Bird Walk: Ryerson
Event's details
May 16, 2018
07:00 AM - 09:00 AM
May is the month for songbird migration. Join skilled birders on these walks. Bring binoculars if you have them.
 
Stevenson Home Public Tours
Event's details
May 17, 2018
12:00 PM - 04:00 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.
 
Guided Museum Tours
Event's details
May 17, 2018
05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Bess Bower Dunn Museum
1899 W Winchester Road
Libertyville, IL , 60048

Curious about Lake County history? Come explore the highlights of the Dunn Museum on a guided tour.
 
Community Campfire Friday Nights
Event's details
May 18, 2018
community-campfire-friday-nights
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Bring your friends and family to roast marshmallows, share stories and enjoy nature at night.
 
Spring Bird Walk: Ryerson
Event's details
May 19, 2018
07:00 AM - 09:00 AM
May is the month for songbird migration. Join skilled birders on these walks. Bring binoculars if you have them.
 
Rookery Watch
Event's details
May 19, 2018
ALMA05
08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join us for viewing of nesting herons, cormorants and other waterfowl. Supported by Lake County Audubon volunteers.
 
Forest Fitness: Hastings Lake
Event's details
May 19, 2018
iStock_group_walk
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 
Barrington Greenway Initiative Workday
Event's details
May 19, 2018
Cuba_Marsh
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Dive deep into the wilds of southwest Lake County to restore globally rare habitats of the Barrington Greenway.
 
Restoration Workday: Ryerson Woods
Event's details
May 19, 2018
ERCA08
09:00 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.
 
Restoration Workday: Oriole Grove
Event's details
May 19, 2018
Volunteers_Grant_Woods_5-20-06_006
09:00 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.
 
Restoration Workday: Grant Woods
Event's details
May 19, 2018
GRWO02
09:00 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.
 
Restoration Workday: Almond Marsh
Event's details
May 19, 2018
ALMA05
09:00 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.
 
Rx for Health
Event's details
May 19, 2018
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Join a health professional and an educator on this walk to explore the preserve as we improve our health.
 
View This Week
Spring Bird Walk: Wright Woods
Event's details
May 20, 2018
07:00 AM - 09:00 AM
May is the month for songbird migration. Join skilled birders on these walks. Bring binoculars if you have them.
 
Restoration Workday: Wilmot Woods
Event's details
May 20, 2018
INGR04
12:00 PM - 03:00 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.
 
Restoration Workday: Heron Creek
Event's details
May 20, 2018
01:00 PM - 03:00 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.
 
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event's details
May 20, 2018
CUMA03
01:00 PM - 03:00 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.
 
Symbols of Illinois
Event's details
May 20, 2018
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Celebrate the Illinois Bicentennial (1818–2018) by learning about state symbols. Each program in this 10-part series teaches about the origin and natural history of the state symbols, and may also include a brief walk.
 
Sunset Paddle
Event's details
May 20, 2018
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Enjoy a relaxing paddle and watch the sunset from the lake. Bring your own equipment or use one of our kayaks. No experience required, but it is recommended.
 
21
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event's details
May 22, 2018
CUMA03
09:00 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.
 
Playdate with Nature
Event's details
May 22, 2018
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Move your kids outdoors for unstructured seasonal play activities, proven healthful and beneficial for children of all ages.
 
Tinkering Through Time
Event's details
May 23, 2018
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Become a geologist during this Tinkering Through Time and learn how fossils are formed, types of rocks, and how volcanoes shaped the earth.
 
24
Lunchtime Tours
Event's details
May 25, 2018
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Bess Bower Dunn Museum
1899 W Winchester Road
Libertyville, IL , 60048

Learn about historymakers from Lake County. A historymaker is an individual or group who has helped make a difference and made a lasting impact in the community.
 
Forest Fitness: Rollins Savanna
Event's details
May 26, 2018
iStock_group_walk
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 
Rookery Watch
Event's details
May 26, 2018
ALMA05
08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join us for viewing of nesting herons, cormorants and other waterfowl. Supported by Lake County Audubon volunteers.
 
Restoration Workday: Ryerson Woods
Event's details
May 26, 2018
ERCA08
09:00 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.
 
View This Week
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event's details
May 27, 2018
CUMA03
01:00 PM - 03:00 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.
 
28
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event's details
May 29, 2018
CUMA03
09:00 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.
 
30
31
01
Restoration Workday: Greenbelt
Event's details
June 02, 2018
CUMA03
09:00 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.
 
 
 

News


close (X)