6/18/2020: Start the day off right with some self-care, beautiful nature and quiet reflection.
6/3/2020: Follow the forest’s seasonal changes and enjoy light exercise.
6/10/2020: Follow the forest’s seasonal changes and enjoy light exercise.
6/17/2020: Follow the forest’s seasonal changes and enjoy light exercise.
6/24/2020: Follow the forest’s seasonal changes and enjoy light exercise.
7/18/2020: Beat the heat and join in on this early morning guided hike to discover the birds that call Monee Reservoir home for the summer.
7/19/2020: Build a sense of confidence, community and wellness on the trail.
7/21/2020: Get out for a relaxing paddle on beautiful Lake Chaminwood.
7/25/2020: Awaken and restore the body and mind with a gentle morning yoga class.
7/22/2020: Take a close-up look at caterpillars and their behaviors.
7/23/2020: Explore Whalon Lake by kayak.
7/24/2020: Refine your paddling skills to improve your experience out on the water.
7/25/2020: Bring your own kayak or canoe for a tour of Rock Run Rookery Preserve.
7/25/2020: Quickstart your kayaking skills with this workshop led by American Canoe Association certified instructors.
7/29/2020: Explore the habitat of the six-lined racerunner, learn about some other interesting reptiles and understand just exactly why they have chosen this place as their home.
6/24/2020: Tune in to this online program, where you'll be able to see and learn all about the nesting bald eagles we've been keeping a watchful eye on.
6/10/2020: Do you love turtles? Here's your chance to get up close and personal with the hatchlings we're raising as part of a regional effort to help this state-endangered species.
6/13/2020: Discover the secrets of flowers by creating flower crafts and searching for flowers on a short hike.
6/14/2020: Lend a helping hand to care for Thorn Creek’s Prairie Sampler with weeding, pulling tall goldenrod and trimming out woody plants.
6/18/2020: Isle a la Cache is a great habitat for bird viewing, and early morning is the perfect time to search for birds.
6/19/2020: The Forest Preserve is pairing your child’s favorite pastime activity, LEGO®, with outdoor exploration.
6/17/2020: Join interpretive Suzy Lyttle for this live online program and discover what reptiles and amphibians have in common and what makes them very different.
7/7/2020: Enjoy a night hike while learning about and observing fireflies.
7/11/2020: Enjoy an interactive hike inspired by author Richard Louv’s belief that nature is essential for our well-being.
7/11/2020: We are keeping the gates open at Monee Reservoir until midnight for a nighttime fishing opportunity.
7/11/2020: Learn about bioluminescent fireflies and enjoy a night hike through Fours Rivers’ forested trails.
7/16/2020: Start the day off right with some self care, beautiful nature and quiet reflection.
7/17/2020: As evening twilight descends upon the woodland, discover the diversity of bat species in Goodenow Grove Nature Preserve.
7/11/2020: Awaken and restore the body and mind with a gentle morning yoga class.
6/5/2020: Do you love seeing and learning about the wonderful creatures big and small living in local waterways?
6/20/2020: Join us for a guided tour of the wet areas of Thorn Creek Woods.
6/21/2020: Instead of giving dad another tie, gift him your time out on the trails!
6/21/2020: Dad, for all your hard work this year, this day is for you.
6/24/2020: Join us the fourth Wednesday of the month to discuss an important work of fiction or non-fiction that helps connect us to our natural and cultural history.
6/27/2020: Experience a bilingual guided hike in the woods and learn to identify plants and animals along the way.
6/28/2020: Discover what makes an insect unique, exploring the differences between insects, spiders and other kinds of arthropods.