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5
Jun

Self-Guided Nature Discoveries

June 05, 2022-July 09, 2022 (11:00 AM - 05:00 PM)
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ERCA-20191210-16
Time:11:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Explore Ryerson Conservation Area with a new monthly self-guided activity you can do on-site, at another preserve or at home. Pick up at the Welcome Center during regular open hours. The activity could be a forest-themed scavenger hunt, a craft, or puzzle to solve. Starting in April and running through December, each month’s activity will provide opportunities to connect with the natural world. Discover something new every month!
 
28
Jun

Kayaking in Nature

June 28, 2022-June 30, 2022 (09:00 AM - 03:00 PM)
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SUMADV-Event-Kayak
Time:09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Over three days, participants develop their solo paddling skills and explore nature through on-water science activities. Conditions permitting, the final day is spent paddling the Des Plaines River.
Alternate paddle location for the final day may be Hastings Lake (Lindenhurst). Beginner level.
 
28
Jun

Restoration Workday: Cuba Marsh

June 28, 2022 (09:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
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CUMA03
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!
 
28
Jun

Wander and Wonder FULL

June 28, 2022 (09:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
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SUMADV-Event-Wander
Time:09:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Wander through a different preserve each day and wonder about the discoveries you make, the signs you find, the smells, sounds, textures, and organisms. Explore, learn, and play. You decide. Use your imagination to create your own habitat. What would be in your world?
 
28
Jun

Concerts in the Plaza:

June 28, 2022 (07:30 PM - 09:00 PM)
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Johnny-Russler-Beach-Bum-Band
Time:07:30 PM - 09:00 PM

These live outdoor musical performances begin at 7:30 pm every Tuesday evening, from June 21–August 16, at Independence Grove in Libertyville.
 
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