VIEW: summary | month | week
 
 
 

Upcoming Events

Senior Series: Insects of Lake County
Event details:
July 17, 2019
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Learn about the insects found in your backyard, their life cycles, and the differences between beneficial and detrimental insects.
 

July 17, 2019 (9:30 AM - 11:00 AM)
From Seed to Sprout: How Does a Garden Grow?
Event details:
July 17, 2019
garden-program01
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Find out what plants need to grow. We’ll test soil, check the Farmers’ Almanac, and learn about pollination and insects.
 

July 17, 2019 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
July 17, 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!
 

July 17, 2019 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
July 18, 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!
 

July 18, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Birding Lake County
Event details:
July 18, 2019
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Start planning your fall birding excursions by joining Nan Buckardt as she discusses birding habitats and shares her favorite places to view birds each season.
 

July 18, 2019 (6:30 PM - 7:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
July 19, 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!
 

July 19, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Family Fun Friday: Independence Grove
Event details:
July 19, 2019
IG-20160722-JK-2843
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
The beach at Independence Grove gets better Friday afternoons with games, contests and prizes around a different theme each week.
 

July 19, 2019 (11:30 AM - 2:00 PM)
Wine and Nine
Event details:
July 19, 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.
 

July 19, 2019 4:30 PM
Restoration Workday: Almond Marsh
Event details:
July 20, 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!
 

July 20, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grant Woods
Event details:
July 20, 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!
 

July 20, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Pop Up Paddle: Kayak
Event details:
July 20, 2019
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Explore from a solo kayak. Watch for wildlife and learn about aquatic plants. Brief paddle instruction provided.
 

July 20, 2019 (3:30 PM - 5:30 PM)
Rx for Health: Walking in Nature
Event details:
July 20, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Join a health professional and an educator on this walk to explore the preserve as we improve our health.
 

July 20, 2019 (4:00 PM - 5:30 PM)
Summer Night Hike
Event details:
July 20, 2019
8:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Observe wildlife after the sun sets on this 1-mile guided hike that focuses on nocturnal animal adaptations and sounds.
 

July 20, 2019 (8:30 PM - 9:30 PM)
Grasslands of Lake County
Event details:
July 21, 2019
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Explore this unique ecosystem rich in biodiversity and discover the variety of plants and animals that call it home.
 

July 21, 2019 (8:00 AM - 9:30 AM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
July 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!
 

July 21, 2019 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Summer Camp: Lake County Time Travelers
Event details:
July 22, 2019 - July 26, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Travel back in time by exploring the exhibit galleries at the Dunn Museum and journey through over 10,000 years of Lake County history. Campers will travel from prehistoric times to the 1930s through a variety of activities, games, crafts, and museum explorations.
 

July 22, 2019 - July 26, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Summer Camp: Adaptation Adventures - FULL
Event details:
July 22, 2019 - July 26, 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.
 

July 22, 2019 - July 26, 2019 (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Summer Camp: Fishing Camp 2 - FULL
Event details:
July 22, 2019 - July 26, 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.
 

July 22, 2019 - July 26, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
July 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!
 

July 23, 2019 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Frogs
Event details:
July 23, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Join us for a morning filled with leaping frogs and wiggling tadpoles. We’ll discover the unique life cycle of frogs and other amphibians during this hands-on program.
 

July 23, 2019 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
July 23, 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!
 

July 23, 2019 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Concerts in the Plaza: Kaleidoscope Eyes
Event details:
July 23, 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.
 

July 23, 2019 (7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
July 24, 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!
 

July 24, 2019 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Bonner Heritage Farm Tour
Event details:
July 24, 2019
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Bess Bower Dunn Museum
1899 W Winchester Road
Libertyville,IL
60048

Learn about the people, the land and the events of this historic 1850s farmstead on this guided tour.
 

July 24, 2019 (1:00 PM - 1:30 PM)
Turtle Meet and Greet
Event details:
July 24, 2019
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Discover the fascinating life history of some of our local turtles. Learn what you can do to help our turtle neighbors through hands-on activities and a guided walk.
 

July 24, 2019 (2:30 PM - 3:30 PM)
Adlai E. Stevenson Historic Home Public Tours
Event details:
July 25, 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.
 

July 25, 2019 (12:30 PM - 4:30 PM)
Nature Open House
Event details:
July 25, 2019
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Live animals, crafts and guided activities will introduce you to some of the creatures that call this preserve home.
 

July 25, 2019 (6:30 PM - 7:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
July 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!
 

July 26, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Family Fun Friday: Independence Grove
Event details:
July 26, 2019
IG-20160722-JK-2843
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
The beach at Independence Grove gets better Friday afternoons with games, contests and prizes around a different theme each week.
 

July 26, 2019 (11:30 AM - 2:00 PM)
Community Campfire Friday Nights
Event details:
July 26, 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.
 

July 26, 2019 (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Aquatic Plants and Animals
Event details:
July 27, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Get close to aquatic plants and animals while paddling. Brief paddle instruction provided.
 

July 27, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
July 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!
 

July 28, 2019 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Gospelfest
Event details:
July 28, 2019
Shirley_Johnson-Gospelfest
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Be inspired by Lake County's best gospel voices. This annual favorite features choirs, solo performances and praise dancers that will bring you to your feet.
 

July 28, 2019 (3:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Summer Camp: Pondering Plants - FULL
Event details:
July 29, 2019 - August 02, 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.
 

July 29, 2019 - August 02, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Summer Camp: Fishing Camp - FULL
Event details:
July 29, 2019 - August 02, 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.
 

July 29, 2019 - August 02, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Summer Camp: Spiders, Slugs and Really Cool Bugs - FULL
Event details:
July 29, 2019 - August 02, 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.
 

July 29, 2019 - August 02, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Twilight HIke
Event details:
July 29, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Stroll through a beautiful marsh as day fades to night.
 

July 29, 2019 (7:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
July 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!
 

July 30, 2019 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
July 30, 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!
 

July 30, 2019 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Object Talks: Magniscope
Event details:
July 30, 2019
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Bess Bower Dunn Museum of Lake County
1899 W. Winchester Road
Libertyville,IL
60048

Is Lake County the birth place of the motion picture projector? Yes! Discover the role of the magniscope in early motion pictures and how its inventor Edward Amet used his machine to show movies he created in his backyard.
 

July 30, 2019 (2:00 PM - 2:30 PM)
Concerts in the Plaza: The North 41
Event details:
July 30, 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.
 

July 30, 2019 (7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
From Seed to Sprout: Watching it Grow
Event details:
July 31, 2019
garden-program01
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Learn about the parts of a plant and which parts we eat as we work in our garden and test our skills with games.
 

July 31, 2019 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
I Spy Hike
Event details:
July 31, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
How many hidden animals can you spy on this guided camouflage walk? Join us and test your observation skills.
 

July 31, 2019 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
July 31, 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!
 

July 31, 2019 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
August 01, 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!
 

August 01, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Nature's Unpleasant Encounters
Event details:
August 01, 2019
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mosquitoes, ticks, wild parsnip and poison ivy can be unpleasant when encountered. Learn about each, including tips on how to avoid them.
 

August 01, 2019 (5:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
August 02, 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!
 

August 02, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Family Fun Friday: Independence Grove
Event details:
August 02, 2019
IG-20160722-JK-2843
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
The beach at Independence Grove gets better Friday afternoons with games, contests and prizes around a different theme each week.
 

August 02, 2019 (11:30 AM - 2:00 PM)
Walk with a Naturalist: Marl Flat
Event details:
August 03, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Join us for a walk on the Millennium trail as we pass through the wetlands and woodlands of Marl Flat.
 

August 03, 2019 (9:00 AM - 10:30 AM)
Restoration Workday: Grainger Woods
Event details:
CANCELED
August 03, 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!
 

August 03, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
CANCELED 
On-Water Scavenger Hunt
Event details:
August 03, 2019
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Fuel your sense of adventure and learn about lake ecology while you search for clues about life around the lake.
 

August 03, 2019 (1:30 PM - 3:30 PM)
On-Water Scavenger Hunt
Event details:
August 03, 2019
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Fuel your sense of adventure and learn about lake ecology while you search for clues about life around the lake.
 

August 03, 2019 (2:30 PM - 4:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
August 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!
 

August 04, 2019 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Summer Camp: Fishing Camp - FULL
Event details:
August 05, 2019 - August 09, 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.
 

August 05, 2019 - August 09, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Summer Camp: Adaptation Adventures -FULL
Event details:
August 05, 2019 - August 09, 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.
 

August 05, 2019 - August 09, 2019 (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Summer Camp: Art Around Us- FULL
Event details:
August 05, 2019 - August 09, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Express your artistic side by creating your own works of art while discovering different artists from Lake County. We’ll paint, sculpt, and practice different artist techniques.
 

August 05, 2019 - August 09, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
August 06, 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!
 

August 06, 2019 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
August 06, 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!
 

August 06, 2019 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Concerts in the Plaza: Rico
Event details:
August 06, 2019
Rico_edits
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.
 

August 06, 2019 (7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
From Seed to Sprout: And Field to Fork
Event details:
August 07, 2019
garden-program01
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Learn about farming and food beneficial to our health and planet, as we work in our garden and check on our plants.
 

August 07, 2019 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
August 07, 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!
 

August 07, 2019 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
August 08, 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!
 

August 08, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Adlai E. Stevenson Historic Home Public Tours
Event details:
August 08, 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.
 

August 08, 2019 (12:30 PM - 4:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
August 09, 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!
 

August 09, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Wine and Nine
Event details:
August 09, 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.
 

August 09, 2019 4:30 PM
Astronomy Program
Event details:
August 09, 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.
 

August 09, 2019 (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Prairie Wolf
Event details:
August 10, 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!
 

August 10, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Rollins Savanna
Event details:
August 10, 2019
ROSA13
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

August 10, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Meet the Authors of Marvelocity: Alex Ross and Chip Kidd
Event details:
August 10, 2019
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
In their book "Marvelocity," Alex Ross and Chip Kidd bring to life beloved Marvel Universe comic characters, including Captain America, Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Avengers, Black Panther and many more. They tell the stories of the superheroes that live in this universe, and that of a boy who wanted to illustrate them. Meet both authors at this unique book signing.
 

August 10, 2019 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
August 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!
 

August 11, 2019 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
August 13, 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!
 

August 13, 2019 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Small Discoveries: Old Fashioned Picnic
Event details:
August 13, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Enjoy an old-fashioned picnic by playing outdoor games, making ice cream and learning about Victorian picnics.
 

August 13, 2019 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
August 13, 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!
 

August 13, 2019 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Monarch Butterflies
Event details:
August 14, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Discover the secret lives of monarchs through hands-on activities and a guided walk.
 

August 14, 2019 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Lunchtime Tours: Marvelocity
Event details:
August 14, 2019
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Bess Bower Dunn Museum
1899 W Winchester Road
Libertyville,IL
60048

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

August 14, 2019 (12:00 PM - 12:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
August 14, 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!
 

August 14, 2019 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
August 15, 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!
 

August 15, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Harvesting with Respect
Event details:
August 15, 2019
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Skip Twodoors teaches how Native people treat the natural world. Learn of traditions and ways of paying respect to plants, animals and Mother Earth, as taught by the elders.
 

August 15, 2019 (6:30 PM - 7:30 PM)
Full Moon Hike
Event details:
August 15, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
This is a rare opportunity to explore nature after dark. Walk the 2.2-mile trail as the sun sets and the full moon rises.
 

August 15, 2019 (7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
August 16, 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!
 

August 16, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grant Woods
Event details:
August 17, 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!
 

August 17, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Almond Marsh
Event details:
August 17, 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!
 

August 17, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Fred Fest: A fundraiser for the Forest Preserves
Event details:
August 17, 2019
Fred_Fest
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
This family-friendly event features five live bands and activities for kids. Net proceeds benefit
the Preservation Foundation.
 

August 17, 2019 (12:00 PM - 6:00 PM)
Rx for Health: Walking in Nature
Event details:
August 17, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Join a health professional and an educator on this walk to explore the preserve as we improve our health.
 

August 17, 2019 (4:00 PM - 5:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
August 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!
 

August 18, 2019 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Wilmot Woods
Event details:
August 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!
 

August 18, 2019 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Kids Nature Funfest
Event details:
August 18, 2019
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Engage in pond scooping and critter exploration, nature art, crafts and live animals.
 

August 18, 2019 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
BGI Explore Series: Butterflies & Pollinators
Event details:
August 18, 2019
CUMA03
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grigsby Prairie

Barrington,IL
60010

Join our Barrington Greenway Initiative partners on a guided hike!
 

August 18, 2019 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Woodpecker Walk
Event details:
August 20, 2019
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Look at the different species of woodpeckers that call Lake County home, then walk the trail to see how many you can find.
 

August 20, 2019 (8:30 AM - 10:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
August 20, 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!
 

August 20, 2019 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
August 20, 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!
 

August 20, 2019 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
From Seed to Sprout: Food Preservation Then and Now
Event details:
August 21, 2019
garden-program01
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
How do the seasons of the year impact our food? Learn more about farm life in the 1800s and food preservation.
 

August 21, 2019 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
August 21, 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!
 

August 21, 2019 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
August 22, 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!
 

August 22, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Adlai E. Stevenson Historic Home Public Tours
Event details:
August 22, 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.
 

August 22, 2019 (12:30 PM - 4:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
August 23, 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!
 

August 23, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Bess Bower Dunn Day
Event details:
August 23, 2019
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Happy Birthday Bess! Celebrate Bess Bower Dunn’s birthday with free admission and special
activities throughout the day.
 

August 23, 2019 (10:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Beers, Brats, and Birdies!
Event details:
August 23, 2019
iStock-1040303026
4:30 PM
Enjoy a 30-minute golf clinic followed by a round of 9 holes, with beer tastings and bratwurst.
 

August 23, 2019 4:30 PM
Community Campfire Friday Nights
Event details:
August 23, 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.
 

August 23, 2019 (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
August 25, 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!
 

August 25, 2019 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: McDonald Woods
Event details:
August 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!
 

August 25, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Monarchs, Milkweed and Migration
Event details:
August 25, 2019
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Monarch butterflies across the Midwest will soon begin their migration south. Learn more about monarch life cycles, the importance of native milkweeds and what you can do to help.
 

August 25, 2019 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
August 27, 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!
 

August 27, 2019 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
August 27, 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!
 

August 27, 2019 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
August 28, 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!
 

August 28, 2019 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
August 29, 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!
 

August 29, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
August 30, 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!
 

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

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

August 30, 2019 (12:00 PM - 12:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
September 01, 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!
 

September 01, 2019 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
September 03, 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!
 

September 03, 2019 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
September 03, 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!
 

September 03, 2019 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
September 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!
 

September 04, 2019 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
September 05, 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!
 

September 05, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
September 06, 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!
 

September 06, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Carp-O-Rama
Event details:
September 07, 2019
CarpO_Rama_winner_2015Web
6:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Compete to catch the largest and the most carp. Help reduce carp overpopulation. Catch and keep, or turn in your carp in to us. No limit. Cash prizes awarded.
 

September 07, 2019 (6:30 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grainger Woods
Event details:
September 07, 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!
 

September 07, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
September 08, 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!
 

September 08, 2019 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
September 10, 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!
 

September 10, 2019 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
September 10, 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!
 

September 10, 2019 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
September 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!
 

September 11, 2019 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
September 12, 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!
 

September 12, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
September 13, 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!
 

September 13, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Prairie Wolf
Event details:
September 14, 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!
 

September 14, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
BGI Volunteer Workday: CFC
Event details:
September 14, 2019
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Citizens for Conservation HQ

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.
 

September 14, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Rollins Savanna
Event details:
September 14, 2019
ROSA13
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

September 14, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
September 15, 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!
 

September 15, 2019 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
 
close (X)