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Boots of a Biologist-Lake County Endangered Species

EndangeredSpeciesGrades 4–8
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Learn about a variety of locally endangered species and their success stories in Lake County through hands-on investigations. Walk in the “boots of a biologist” and test out some of the equipment we use to find and evaluate state endangered turtles in our Blanding’s Turtle Recovery program. 



This program is offered at Ryerson Woods in Riverwoods, September–November and April–early June. 


$50 first program ($86 nonresident), 1.5 hours
Concurrent programs are available.  


Reservations are taken by phone at 847-968-3321. Make reservations now—plan early to help ensure you get a schedule that meets your needs. Learn more »