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Most preserves are open 6:30 am—sunset, daily. Today’s sunset time is 7:48 PM

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EVENTS

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Aug
 
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Time:09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 
18
Aug

Restoration Workday: Wilmot Woods

August 18, 2019 (12:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
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Time:12:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 
18
Aug

Kids Nature Funfest

August 18, 2019 (01:00 PM - 04:00 PM)
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Time:01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Engage in pond scooping and critter exploration, nature art, crafts and live animals.
 
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Aug
 
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Time:01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Location: Grigsby Prairie, Barrington, IL -60010


Join our Barrington Greenway Initiative partners on a guided hike!
 
18
Aug

Guided Hike Lake County

August 18, 2019 (02:00 PM - 03:30 PM)
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Time:02:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Join us for a guided walk on this year’s Hike Lake County trails. Walk a new trail each session.
 
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Aug

Woodpecker Walk

August 20, 2019 (08:30 AM - 10:00 AM)
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Time:08:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Look at the different species of woodpeckers that call Lake County home, then walk the trail to see how many you can find.
 
20
Aug
 
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Time:09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 
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Aug

Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery

August 20, 2019 (12:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
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Time:12:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 
21
Aug
 
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Time:10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

How do the seasons of the year impact our food? Learn more about farm life in the 1800s and food preservation.
 
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Aug

Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery

August 21, 2019 (12:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
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Time:12:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 
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Aug

Restoration Workday: Old School

August 22, 2019 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
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Time:09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 
22
Aug
 
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Time:12:30 PM - 04:30 PM

Drop in to learn about this Illinois governor and ambassador to the United Nations. Tour his home, a National Historic Landmark, at your own pace.
 
23
Aug

Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake

August 23, 2019 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
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Time:09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 
23
Aug

Bess Bower Dunn Day

August 23, 2019 (10:00 AM - 05:00 PM)
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Time:10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Happy Birthday Bess! Celebrate Bess Bower Dunn’s birthday with free admission and special
activities throughout the day.
 
23
Aug
 
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Time:04:30 PM

Enjoy a 30-minute golf clinic followed by a round of 9 holes, with beer tastings and bratwurst.
 
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Aug

Community Campfire Friday Nights

August 23, 2019 (07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
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Time:07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Join friends and family to roast marshmallows, share stories and enjoy nature at night.
 

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