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Jan 31, 2017 02:00 PM

Maple Syrup Hikes at Ryerson Woods

Discover how sap from sugar maple trees is turned into sweet maple syrup on a one-hour hike.

 
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Picnic Shelter Reservations

Book your 2017 event at any of our 31 picnic shelters. Plan early to help ensure your first choice of shelter and date.

 
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Let Their Words Inspire You

We asked our dedicated volunteers what inspires them to help in our conservation and education efforts. Their words encourage us in our work and we hope they inspire you, too.

 
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President Ann Maine and Vice President Linda Pedersen
Dec 07, 2016 10:00 AM

Board President Maine, Vice President Pedersen Retain Posts

Both will serve two-year terms that end December 2018.

 
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Nov 15, 2016 09:00 AM

Hike and Read Along the Trail at Ryerson

Head to Ryerson Woods in Riverwoods to take part in self-guided storybook reading while you hike.

 
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Oct 30, 2016 11:59 PM

Get a 360-degree Look at Preserves and Trails

You can now use Google Street View to get a 360-degree look at some of our popular trails and preserves.​

 
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Pokémon Go in the Preserves

Why not catch some Pokémon while you’re out enjoying the preserves? We've put together an interactive map to help get you started.

 
 
Results: 28 Articles found.
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