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  • 2019 Civil War Days is Canceled Due to Safety Concerns

    Due to safety concerns, we are canceling the Civil War Days event scheduled for July 13 and 14, 2019.
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  • Summer 2019 Horizons Magazine Available Online

    Check out our newest issue of Horizons, with news, education programs, events and more.
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Most preserves are open 6:30 am—sunset, daily. Today’s sunset time is 8:32 PM

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Jun

Restoration Workday: Old School

June 27, 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!
 
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Jun
 
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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.
 
27
Jun

Nature Open House

June 27, 2019 (06:30 PM - 07:30 PM)
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Time:06:30 PM - 07:30 PM

Live animals, crafts and guided activities will introduce you to some of the creatures that call this preserve home.
 
28
Jun

Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake

June 28, 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!
 
28
Jun

Family Fun Friday: Independence Grove

June 28, 2019 (11:30 AM - 02:00 PM)
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Time:11:30 AM - 02:00 PM

The beach at Independence Grove gets better Friday afternoons with games, contests and prizes around a different theme each week.
 
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Jun

Restoration Workday: Spring Bluff

June 29, 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!
 
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Jun

Fireflies by Firelight

June 29, 2019 (08:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
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Time:08:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Join us for a fun-filled evening learning about these fascinating insects and how to make your yard an oasis for them.
 
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Jun

Restoration Workday: McDonald Woods

June 30, 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!
 
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Jun
 
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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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Jul

Pop Up Paddle: Kayak

July 01, 2019 (09:30 AM - 12:00 PM)
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Time:09:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Explore from a solo kayak. Watch for wildlife and learn about aquatic plants. Brief paddle instruction provided.
 
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Jul
 
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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!
 
2
Jul

Family Fishing

July 02, 2019 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
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Time:10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Drop in a line and see if the fish are biting. We’ll supply the poles, bait and tips on getting started.
 
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Jul

Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery

July 02, 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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Jul

Restoration Workday: Wilmot Woods

July 02, 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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Jul

Bees and Other Pollinators

July 03, 2019 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
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Time:10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Visit a touch table to discover the important role bees and other pollinators play in our environment, make a craft, and complete a pollinator scavenger hunt.
 
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Jul

Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery

July 03, 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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