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Upcoming Events

Sunday, September 15, 2019
  • Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh) (09:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
    Event details
    September 15, 2019
    CUMA03
    09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
     
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
  • Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh) (09:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
    Event details
    September 17, 2019
    CUMA03
    09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
     
  • Walk with me - Tree ID. (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
    Event details
    September 17, 2019
    10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Embark on an exploration into the woods. We will discover clues that help us identify trees. Bring your keen sense of observation and dress for the weather.
     
  • Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery (12:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
    Event details
    September 17, 2019
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    12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
     
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
  • Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery (12:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
    Event details
    September 18, 2019
    ROSA-NSN-water-parsnip-460x360
    12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
     
  • Chicagoland Prehistory (06:30 PM - 07:30 PM)
    Event details
    September 18, 2019
    06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
    In honor of Archaeology Awareness Month, enjoy a lecture by Great Lakes archaeologist, Dan Melone, as he discusses the Native people of pre-settlement Chicago. Dan will present his prehistoric and historic findings from the Lake and McHenry County region.
     
Thursday, September 19, 2019
  • Restoration Workday: Old School (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
    Event details
    September 19, 2019
    OLSC04
    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
     
  • Healthy Hedges (06:00 PM - 07:00 PM)
    Event details
    September 19, 2019
    06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
    Bess Bower Dunn Museum
    1899 W Winchester Road
    Libertyville, IL , 60048

    Learn about our efforts to eliminate buckthorn. Experts will share tips for removing this invasive species and suggest great replacement plants. Let us inspire you to join the movement toward a healthier Lake County.
     
Friday, September 20, 2019
  • Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
    Event details
    September 20, 2019
    GRLA01
    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
     
  • Beers, Brats, and Birdies! 04:30 PM
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    September 20, 2019
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    04:30 PM
    Enjoy a 30-minute golf clinic followed by a round of 9 holes, with beer tastings and bratwurst.
     
  • Community Campfire Friday Nights (07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
    Event details
    September 20, 2019
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    07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
    Join friends and family to roast marshmallows, share stories and enjoy nature at night.
     
Saturday, September 21, 2019
  • Restoration Workday: Almond Marsh (09:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
    Event details
    September 21, 2019
    ALMA05
    09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
     
  • Restoration Workday: Fox River (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
    Event details
    September 21, 2019
    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
     
  • Restoration Workday: Grant Woods (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
    Event details
    September 21, 2019
    GRWO02
    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
     
Sunday, September 22, 2019
  • Restoration Workday: Wilmot Woods (12:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
    Event details
    September 22, 2019
    INGR04
    12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
     
  • Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh) (01:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
    Event details
    September 22, 2019
    CUMA03
    01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
     
  • Guided Hike Lake County (02:00 PM - 03:30 PM)
    Event details
    September 22, 2019
    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.
     
  • Par 3 Challenge 02:00 PM
    Event details
    September 22, 2019
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    02:00 PM
    Countryside Golf Club
    20800 W Hawley St,
    Mundelein , IL , 60060

    847-968-3466

    Two-player teams compete for fun and prizes.
     
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
  • Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh) (09:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
    Event details
    September 24, 2019
    CUMA03
    09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
     
  • Walk with me - Tree ID. (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
    Event details
    September 24, 2019
    10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Embark on an exploration into the woods. We will discover clues that help us identify trees. Bring your keen sense of observation and dress for the weather.
     
  • Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery (12:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
    Event details
    September 24, 2019
    ROSA-NSN-water-parsnip-460x360
    12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
     
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
  • Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery (12:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
    Event details
    September 25, 2019
    ROSA-NSN-water-parsnip-460x360
    12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
     
  • Object Talks: Women of Fort Sheridan (02:00 PM - 02:30 PM)
    Event details
    September 25, 2019
    02:00 PM - 02:30 PM
    Bess Bower Dunn Museum of Lake County
    1899 W. Winchester Road
    Libertyville, IL , 60048

    Take a closer look at a woman’s military uniform from Fort Sheridan and hear stories of the important roles women played in both the military and at the Fort.
     
  • Senior Series: Monarchs and Migration (02:00 PM - 03:30 PM)
    Event details
    September 25, 2019
    02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
    Monarchs across the Midwest are migrating south. Learn more about monarch life cycles, the importance of native milkweeds and what you can do to help.
     
Thursday, September 26, 2019
  • Restoration Workday: Old School (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
    Event details
    September 26, 2019
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    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
     
  • Lunchtime Tours: Lake County Highlights (12:00 PM - 12:30 PM)
    Event details
    September 26, 2019
    12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    Bess Bower Dunn Museum
    1899 W Winchester Road
    Libertyville, IL , 60048

    Enjoy a 30-minute guided tour of the permanent exhibition galleries.
     
  • Oak Ecosystems for the Home Gardener (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
    Event details
    September 26, 2019
    07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    Discover the important role oak trees play in our local ecosystems and how to incorporate oaks and other native plants into your urban and suburban landscape.
     
Friday, September 27, 2019
  • Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
    Event details
    September 27, 2019
    GRLA01
    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
     
Saturday, September 28, 2019
  • Restoration Workday: Ryerson (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
    Event details
    September 28, 2019
    ERCA08
    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
     
  • Exhibit Opening: A Celebration of Souls (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
    Event details
    September 28, 2019
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Join us at the opening of A Celebration of Souls: Day of the Dead in Southern Mexico. Create crafts such as paper flowers and learn about traditions on a guided tour.
     
Sunday, September 29, 2019
  • Restoration Workday: McDonald Woods (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
    Event details
    September 29, 2019
    MCWO01
    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
     
  • Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh) (01:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
    Event details
    September 29, 2019
    CUMA03
    01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
     
  • Guided Hike Lake County (02:00 PM - 03:30 PM)
    Event details
    September 29, 2019
    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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