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Comic Book Cover Contest
Event details:
April 01, 2019 - June 01, 2019
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Draw or paint your own original comic book cover. Be inspired by your favorite characters or create a cover of your own. Submit your cover art to the Dunn Museum by June 1, for a chance to win a guided tour of the Marvelocity exhibition with comic book artist, Alex Ross!
 

April 01, 2019 - June 01, 2019 (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Senior Series: Native Plant Landscaping
Event details:
April 24, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Native plants provide homes and food for our native wildlife, and natural beauty to our home landscapes. Join us to learn more about how to bring native plants into your garden.
 

April 24, 2019 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
April 25, 2019
OLSC04
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

April 25, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Earth Week: Buckthorn Busters
Event details:
April 25, 2019
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Grab your work gloves and drop in to help improve habitat health.
 

April 25, 2019 (12:00 PM - 2:00 PM)
Earth Week-Salamander Storytime
Event details:
April 25, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Meet a live salamander, participate in an interactive story, and hike on the trail in search of local salamander species.
 

April 25, 2019 (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
April 26, 2019
GRLA01
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

April 26, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Lunchtime Tours: Foodways
Event details:
April 26, 2019
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Bess Bower Dunn Museum
1899 W Winchester Road
Libertyville,IL
60048

Discover the many ways people have produced, prepared and consumed food in Lake County.
 

April 26, 2019 (12:00 PM - 12:30 PM)
Earth Week: Amazing Race Letterboxing
Event details:
April 26, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Bring the family and go on an amazing race adventure by following letterbox clues while learning more about Lake County plants & animals. The walk will be approximately 0.5 mile.
 

April 26, 2019 (4:00 PM - 5:30 PM)
Earth Week: Shoreline Stewards
Event details:
April 27, 2019
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Make a big impact by becoming a shoreline steward! Learn about watersheds and then complete a shoreline cleanup. Get a group together and come out! The Earth appreciates your efforts.
 

April 27, 2019 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Rx for Health: Walking in Nature
Event details:
April 27, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Join a health professional and an environmental educator on this walk to explore the preserve as we improve our health.
 

April 27, 2019 (4:00 PM - 5:30 PM)
Spring Bird Walk: Old School
Event details:
April 28, 2019
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Join a skilled birder. Bring binoculars if you have them.
 

April 28, 2019 (7:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: McDonald Woods
Event details:
April 28, 2019
MCWO01
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

April 28, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
April 28, 2019
CUMA03
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

April 28, 2019 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Woodland Wildflowers and Wildlife
Event details:
April 28, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Our woodlands are a complex system of relationships between the plants and animals that live there. Join us as we take an in-depth look at the connections between our native wildflowers and trees, and the animals that rely on them.
 

April 28, 2019 (2:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Earth Week: Amphibian Amble
Event details:
April 28, 2019
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Spring is here! Join us for an evening walk to search for frogs and salamanders. Learn why these amphibians are an indicator species and what they tell us about our local watershed.
 

April 28, 2019 (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
April 30, 2019
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

April 30, 2019 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Senior Series: Spring Birdwalk
Event details:
May 01, 2019
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
May is the month for songbird migration. Join skilled birders and learn to identify the new arrivals by sight and sound.
 

May 01, 2019 (7:00 AM - 8:30 AM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
May 02, 2019
OLSC04
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 02, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Look, Learn, Create: Comic Book Art
Event details:
May 02, 2019
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Pow! Zap! Look at comic book art created by Alex Ross, learn about the process and the stories behind the art, and then create your own inspired works with the whole family.
 

May 02, 2019 (6:30 PM - 7:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
May 03, 2019
GRLA01
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 03, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Intro to Birdwatching
Event details:
May 04, 2019
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Are you interested in learning more about our local birds but don’t know where to start? Join us for this introductory class and learn the basics of birdwatching. We’ll cover binocular use, bird identification and the best places to watch birds in Lake County.
 

May 04, 2019 (7:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Spring Bird Walk: Wright Woods
Event details:
May 04, 2019
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
May is the month for songbird migration. Join skilled birders on these walks. Bring binoculars if you have them.
 

May 04, 2019 (7:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Birdwatching Hot Spots
Event details:
May 04, 2019
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Join us at this Lake County birding hot spot to look for waterfowl, marsh birds and other migratory species. Spotting scopes and binoculars will be available.
 

May 04, 2019 (8:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
Walk with a Naturalist: Half Day
Event details:
May 04, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Get outdoors this spring and join us on a guided walk to discover the diversity of plants and animals along the Des Plaines River Trail.
 

May 04, 2019 (9:00 AM - 10:30 AM)
Restoration Workday: Wadsworth Savanna
Event details:
CANCELLED
May 04, 2019
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9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 04, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
CANCELLED 
Free Comic Book Day
Event details:
May 04, 2019
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Come dressed in your favorite comic book character costume for Free Comic Book Day! Receive a free comic book from Dreamland Comics in Libertyville, make superhero crafts and learn about the comic book art of Alex Ross.
 

May 04, 2019 (10:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Spring Bird Walk: Ryerson
Event details:
May 05, 2019
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
May is the month for songbird migration. Join skilled birders on these walks. Bring binoculars if you have them.
 

May 05, 2019 (7:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
May 05, 2019
CUMA03
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 05, 2019 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
May 07, 2019
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 07, 2019 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
May 09, 2019
OLSC04
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 09, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Connecting Kids with Nature
Event details:
May 09, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Unite kids with nature through outdoor exploration. Along the way, learn the benefits of nature play.
 

May 09, 2019 (10:30 AM - 11:45 AM)
Lunchtime Tours–Marvelocity: The Art of Alex Ross
Event details:
May 09, 2019
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Bess Bower Dunn Museum
1899 W Winchester Road
Libertyville,IL
60048

Take a closer look at the exhibition Marvelocity: The Art of Alex Ross on this 30-minute tour.
 

May 09, 2019 (12:00 PM - 12:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
May 10, 2019
GRLA01
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 10, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Astronomy Program
Event details:
May 10, 2019
astronomy
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Learn about outer space, the sky and the universe. Stargazing after the meeting, weather permitting. In partnership with Skokie Valley Astronomers.
 

May 10, 2019 (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Spring Bird Walk: Native Plant Sale FULL
Event details:
May 11, 2019
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
May is the month for songbird migration. Join us to discover some of the beautiful birds that utilize our native landscapes. The first 25 people to register and attend the bird walk get exclusive first entry into the sale.
 

May 11, 2019 (7:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Native Plant Sale
Event details:
May 11, 2019
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9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Purchase native plants for your home garden at this yearly event.
 

May 11, 2019 (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Prairie Wolf
Event details:
May 11, 2019
PRWO03
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!

 

May 11, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Greenbelt
Event details:
May 11, 2019
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 11, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ryerson
Event details:
May 11, 2019
ERCA08
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 11, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
BGI Explore Series: Spring Ephemerals & Warblers Hike
Event details:
May 11, 2019
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Busse Woods

Elk Grove Village,IL
60007

Join our Barrington Greenway Initiative partners on a guided hike!
 

May 11, 2019 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Spring Bird Walk: Ryerson
Event details:
May 12, 2019
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
May is the month for songbird migration. Join skilled birders on these walks. Bring binoculars if you have them.
 

May 12, 2019 (7:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Native Plant Sale
Event details:
May 12, 2019
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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Purchase native plants for your home garden at this yearly event.
 

May 12, 2019 (10:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
May 12, 2019
CUMA03
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 12, 2019 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
May 14, 2019
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 14, 2019 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Hikin' Tykes: Bees
Event details:
May 14, 2019
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Preschoolers and their adult caregivers will learn about bees through a nature-based story, create a craft and carefully search for these beneficial buzzing pollinators in the native plant garden.
 

May 14, 2019 (9:30 AM - 10:45 AM)
Spring Bird Walk: Ryerson
Event details:
May 15, 2019
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
May is the month for songbird migration. Join skilled birders on these walks. Bring binoculars if you have them.
 

May 15, 2019 (7:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
May 16, 2019
OLSC04
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 16, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Adlai E. Stevenson Historic Home Public Tours
Event details:
May 16, 2019
12:30 PM - 4:30 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.
 

May 16, 2019 (12:30 PM - 4:30 PM)
Where to paddle in Lake County
Event details:
May 16, 2019
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Discover places in Lake County where you can launch your canoe, kayak or stand up paddleboard. We’ll discuss safety tips, how to prepare and what to expect.
 

May 16, 2019 (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
May 17, 2019
GRLA01
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 17, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Community Campfire Friday Nights
Event details:
May 17, 2019
community-campfire-friday-nights
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Join friends and family to roast marshmallows, share stories and enjoy nature at night.
 

May 17, 2019 (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Spring Bird Walk: Ryerson
Event details:
May 18, 2019
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
May is the month for songbird migration. Join skilled birders on these walks. Bring binoculars if you have them.
 

May 18, 2019 (7:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Birdwatching Hot Spots
Event details:
May 18, 2019
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Join us at this Lake County birding hot spot to look for waterfowl, marsh birds and other migratory species. Spotting scopes and binoculars will be available.
 

May 18, 2019 (8:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Almond Marsh
Event details:
May 18, 2019
ALMA05
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 18, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ryerson
Event details:
May 18, 2019
ERCA08
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 18, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Oriole Grove
Event details:
May 18, 2019
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9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 18, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grant Woods
Event details:
May 18, 2019
GRWO02
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 18, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
BGI Volunteer Workday: Spring Creek
Event details:
May 18, 2019
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Spring Creek

Barrington,IL
60010

Join our Barrington Greenway Initiative partners at a volunteer workday!

Work side-by-side with experienced volunteer stewards and staff from Citizens for Conservation, Audubon Great Lakes, Friends of the Forest Preserves, Forest Preserves of Cook County, and Lake County Forest Preserves.
 

May 18, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Fox River
Event details:
May 18, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 18, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Wilmot Woods
Event details:
May 18, 2019
INGR04
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 18, 2019 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Access to Nature
Event details:
May 18, 2019
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Don’t let your cane or walker stop you from joining us on this hike along a paved trail to enjoy a stunning view of Lake Michigan. We will walk at your pace and learn about the preserve along the way.
 

May 18, 2019 (3:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Rx for Health: Walking in Nature
Event details:
May 18, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Join a health professional and an environmental educator on this walk to explore the preserve as we improve our health.
 

May 18, 2019 (4:00 PM - 5:30 PM)
Marsh by Moonlight
Event details:
May 18, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
There is no better place to be than a marsh in spring. Discover the magic of a moonlit marsh on this guided walk through a beautiful tallgrass savanna.
 

May 18, 2019 (7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Spring Bird Walk: Ryerson
Event details:
May 19, 2019
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
May is the month for songbird migration. Join skilled birders on these walks. Bring binoculars if you have them.
 

May 19, 2019 (7:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
May 19, 2019
CUMA03
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 19, 2019 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
May 21, 2019
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 21, 2019 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Playdate with Nature
Event details:
May 21, 2019
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Move your kids outdoors for unstructured seasonal play activities, proven healthful and beneficial.
 

May 21, 2019 (1:00 PM - 2:30 PM)
Spring Bird Walk: Fort Sheridan
Event details:
May 22, 2019
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
May is the month for songbird migration. Join skilled birders on these walks. Bring binoculars if you have them.
 

May 22, 2019 (7:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Small Discoveries: Mini Historian
Event details:
May 22, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Help your little ones become mini historians as they explore and learn about historical objects, create family trees, and more.
 

May 22, 2019 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
May 23, 2019
OLSC04
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 23, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
May 24, 2019
GRLA01
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 24, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Lunchtime Tours–Marvelocity: The Art of Alex Ross
Event details:
May 24, 2019
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Bess Bower Dunn Museum
1899 W Winchester Road
Libertyville,IL
60048

Take a closer look at the exhibition Marvelocity: The Art of Alex Ross, on this 30 minute tour.
 

May 24, 2019 (12:00 PM - 12:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: McDonald Woods
Event details:
May 25, 2019
MCWO01
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 25, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
County Pop Con Pre-Party
Event details:
May 25, 2019
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Visit the Dunn Museum ahead of the County Pop Con at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Grayslake to show off your cosplay, tour the exhibition Marvelocity: The Art of Alex Ross and participate in superhero activities.
 

May 25, 2019 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
May 26, 2019
CUMA03
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 26, 2019 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
May 28, 2019
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 28, 2019 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
May 30, 2019
OLSC04
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 30, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
May 31, 2019
GRLA01
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

May 31, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Wine and Nine
Event details:
May 31, 2019
wine glass and two golf balls
4:30 PM
Enjoy a 30-minute golf clinic and a round of 9 holes, followed by hors d’oeuvres and wine tasting.
 

May 31, 2019 4:30 PM
Restoration Workday: Greenbelt
Event details:
June 01, 2019
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 01, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grainger Woods
Event details:
June 01, 2019
Volunteer-11
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 01, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ryerson
Event details:
June 01, 2019
ERCA08
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 01, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
BGI Explore Series: Prairie Ephemerals & Grassland Birds
Event details:
June 01, 2019
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grigsby Prairie

Barrington,IL
60010

Join our Barrington Greenway Initiative partners on a guided hike!
 

June 01, 2019 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Wadsworth Savanna
Event details:
June 01, 2019
volunteer-workday04
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 01, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grainger Woods
Event details:
June 02, 2019
Volunteer-11
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 02, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
June 02, 2019
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 02, 2019 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
June 04, 2019
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 04, 2019 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
June 04, 2019
ROSA-NSN-water-parsnip-460x360
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 04, 2019 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
June 05, 2019
ROSA-NSN-water-parsnip-460x360
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 05, 2019 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
June 06, 2019
OLSC04
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 06, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
June 07, 2019
GRLA01
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 07, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Prairie Wolf
Event details:
June 08, 2019
PRWO03
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 08, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ryerson
Event details:
June 08, 2019
ERCA08
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 08, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Wilmot Woods
Event details:
June 09, 2019
INGR04
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 09, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
June 09, 2019
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 09, 2019 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Summer Camp: Fishing Camp - FULL
Event details:
June 10, 2019 - June 14, 2019
CAMP-FISH-20100812-029
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Explore the watery world fish inhabit and learn the basic skills, techniques and lures needed to catch them. Each day includes a fishing session. All equipment is supplied.
 

June 10, 2019 - June 14, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Summer Camp: Pondering Plants
Event details:
June 10, 2019 - June 14, 2019
CAMP-ECAD-20060816-CHW-001
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Campers will take an in-depth look at the wonders of the plant world through interactive exploration of trees, flowers, grasses, aquatic plants, and invaders (non-native plants). Activities include netting for field and aquatic insects and removal of invasive plants.
 

June 10, 2019 - June 14, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Summer Camp: Spiders, Slugs and Really Cool Bugs - FULL
Event details:
June 10, 2019 - June 14, 2019
istock-garden-spider
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Campers will search prairies, forests and wetlands in search of invertebrates (animals without backbones). They will gain a better understanding of the invertebrates of Lake County and what makes them so special.
 

June 10, 2019 - June 14, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
June 11, 2019
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 11, 2019 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Summer Camp: Little Explorers
Event details:
June 11, 2019 - June 13, 2019
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Seek adventure in woodlands, wetlands and prairies with your little one. Use your senses to observe and discover the plants, animals and features that make these natural areas special. Free exploration and play will inspire a sense of wonder and awe.
 

June 11, 2019 - June 13, 2019 (9:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
June 11, 2019
ROSA-NSN-water-parsnip-460x360
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 11, 2019 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
June 12, 2019
ROSA-NSN-water-parsnip-460x360
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 12, 2019 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
June 13, 2019
OLSC04
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 13, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
June 14, 2019
GRLA01
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 14, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Fox River
Event details:
June 15, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 15, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Spring Bluff
Event details:
June 15, 2019
20180620_114101
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 15, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Almond Marsh
Event details:
June 15, 2019
ALMA05
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 15, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grant Woods
Event details:
June 15, 2019
GRWO02
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 15, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
BGI Volunteer Workday: Cuba Marsh
Event details:
June 15, 2019
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cuba Marsh
24205 W Cuba Rd
Deer Park,IL
60010

Join our Barrington Greenway Initiative partners at a volunteer workday!

Work side-by-side with experienced volunteer stewards and staff from Citizens for Conservation, Audubon Great Lakes, Friends of the Forest Preserves, Forest Preserves of Cook County, and Lake County Forest Preserves.
 

June 15, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
June 16, 2019
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 16, 2019 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Summer Camp: Adaptation Adventures - FULL
Event details:
June 17, 2019 - June 21, 2019
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Campers will learn about adaptations of animals and plants in various ecosystems while engaging in team-building, hiking, canoeing, fishing, swimming and biking.
 

June 17, 2019 - June 21, 2019 (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Summer Camp: Fishing Camp 2 - FULL
Event details:
June 17, 2019 - June 21, 2019
CAMP_FISH_20140702-001
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Want to practice and improve your fishing skills? Join us as we learn more about fish, bait, lures and techniques. Each day features a one-to-two hour fishing session. One day of boat fishing is included.
 

June 17, 2019 - June 21, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Summer Camp: Early Settlers
Event details:
June 18, 2019 - June 20, 2019
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Return to the 1830s and experience life as an early settler to Lake County. Through crafts, activities and exploration learn how people made the big move west, started farms, set up homes, and lived every day.
 

June 18, 2019 - June 20, 2019 (9:00 AM - 2:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
June 18, 2019
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 18, 2019 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
June 18, 2019
ROSA-NSN-water-parsnip-460x360
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 18, 2019 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Concerts in the Plaza: De Hurricane Reggae Band
Event details:
June 18, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
These live outdoor musical performances begin at 7:30 pm every Tuesday evening, from June 18–August 6, at Independence Grove in Libertyville.
 

June 18, 2019 (7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
June 19, 2019
ROSA-NSN-water-parsnip-460x360
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 19, 2019 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
June 20, 2019
OLSC04
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 20, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
June 21, 2019
GRLA01
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 21, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Spring Bluff
Event details:
June 22, 2019
20180620_114101
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 22, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
June 23, 2019
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

June 23, 2019 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
 
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