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Upcoming Events

Saturday, April 17, 2021
  • Virtual Program-Native Plant Landscaping (09:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
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    April 17, 2021
    09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    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.
Sunday, April 18, 2021
  • Virtual Earth Week-Earth Day Every Day (01:00 PM - 02:00 PM)
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    April 18, 2021
    01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
    “The Earth is what we all have in common.” - Wendell Berry
    Start Earth Week off right! Join in virtually to learn some interesting facts about Earth Day as we explore ways to celebrate our planet each and every day.
Monday, April 19, 2021
  • Virtual Earth Week-Nature Time for Families (04:00 PM - 05:00 PM)
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    April 19, 2021
    04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
    Head outdoors to a nearby woodland or your own back yard. Let's go exploring to see what interesting treasures nature will reveal to us at this time of year. Share your finds virtually from a smart phone or tablet. Or watch from home, get inspired, then head outdoors for your own adventure.
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
  • Virtual Earth Week-Nocturnal Animals (04:00 PM - 05:00 PM)
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    April 20, 2021
    04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
    Whooo is calling in the night? Come discover which nocturnal animals call Lake County home and how to catch a glimpse of these often mysterious creatures in this FREE program in honor of Earth week!
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
  • Virtual Program-Great Depression Artist Reima Ratti (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
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    April 21, 2021
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Hear the Great Depression era story of a young, untried Waukegan artist, Reima Victor Ratti. This presentation will share details of the artist's days in the CCC and his artistic inspirations. We will also take a closer look at his artwork from the Dunn Museum's collection
  • Virtual Earth Week-Frogs of Lake County (04:00 PM - 05:00 PM)
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    April 21, 2021
    04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
    Join us virtually to learn about the lifecycle and different species of frogs that call Lake County home during this FREE program in honor of Earth week!
Thursday, April 22, 2021
  • Virtual Program-Native Gardeners Club-Ready, Set, Grow (06:30 PM - 07:30 PM)
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    April 22, 2021
    06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
    Whether you are new to native gardening or a seasoned veteran, these interactive monthly Zoom presentations cover a variety of topics about native plants and how to use them in your home landscapes.
  • Virtual Earth Week-Bird Watching Basics (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
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    April 22, 2021
    07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    We'll share tips, equipment needs and tactics to get started in bird watching.
Friday, April 23, 2021
  • Virtual Earth Week-Wetlands (04:00 PM - 05:00 PM)
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    April 23, 2021
    04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
    Join us for a virtual exploration of the wetlands at Rollins Savanna. Discover some of the plants and animals that can be found there. Learn why wetlands are important and what you can do to help.
Saturday, April 24, 2021
  • Virtual Earth Week-Evening Woodcock Walk (07:15 PM - 08:30 PM)
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    April 24, 2021
    07:15 PM - 08:30 PM
    Join us virtually to observe the spectacular evening sky dance of the American woodcock. One of Lake County's spring wonders, learn about this peculiar looking bird and its marvelous tactics to win over a mate.
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
  • Virtual Program-Lets Go Outside (03:00 PM - 04:00 PM)
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    April 27, 2021
    03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    Grab your nature kit and let’s head out to discover what interesting treasures nature will reveal. Let’s dig up some creatures for a close up look through a magnifier. We will see what we can shake loose to observe in our bug box and then we will make a nature journal to help us document and remember our nature treasures.
Thursday, April 29, 2021
  • Virtual Program-Bird Walk and Listen (08:00 AM - 08:30 AM)
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    April 29, 2021
    08:00 AM - 08:30 AM
    Join us virtually as we stroll through Captain Daniel Wright Woods and listen to the songs of the migrating birds using a directional microphone. We will share tips on how to learn and memorize their calls and easy ways to ID these birds.


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