3/16/19: Spend the first part of the evening at Plum Creek Nature Center learning about the American woodcock, and then hike to watch for the courtship flight of the male.
2/13/2019: A variety of hands-on activities are offered and may include a story, games, dancing, art, a hike, other outdoor activities and more.
03/30/19: Your group will test its skills while navigating through fun and educational activities that may correlate to badge/patch requirements.
2/17/2019: Get inspired with nature photographer Paul Dacko as he presents his experiences capturing beautiful images of birds, dragonflies, butterflies and more.
2/24/19: We’ll put ourselves in the paws of Thorn Creek’s woodland creatures and follow the trails in search of tracks and other spoor.
2/9/2019: Join other birders as we learn, explore and search for birds.
3/9/19: Join fellow birders as we learn, explore and search for birds.
3/9/2019: The best way to learn about birds is to see and hear them at McKinley Woods.
3/22/19: Spend the first part of the evening at Hickory Creek Preserve learning about the American woodcock, and then hike to watch for the courtship flight of the male.
03/06/2019: Follow the forest’s seasonal changes and enjoy light exercise.
03/13/2019: Follow the forest’s seasonal changes and enjoy light exercise.
03/20/2019: Follow the forest’s seasonal changes and enjoy light exercise.
03/27/2019: Follow the forest’s seasonal changes and enjoy light exercise.
03/12/2019: Enjoy this one of a kind art exhibition and also participate in a public vote for the winners.
2/2/19: Bundle up and take in a scenic winter hike on the trails at Four Rivers Environmental Education Center.
04/20/2019: Join us for a guided hike in search of amazing waterfowl, soaring eagles and beautiful songbirds.
3/2/19: Learn how it’s made, find sugar maple trees on site and try some real maple syrup.
2/9/2019: Learn about bird migration and the birds that visit the Des Plaines River in the winter.
2/13/2019: A new nature theme is chosen every month with hands-on activities including a hike, story, games, dancing, art and more.
4/6/2019: Spring migration is the best time to see the widest variety of birds around Plum Creek Nature Center.
4/7/2019: Spring migration is the best time to see the widest variety of birds at Hickory Creek.
4/10/2019: Hands-on activities may include a hike, story, games, music, art and more.
04/13/19: Participants will learn the ancient craft of basket weaving with an environmental spin at Four Rivers.
03/30/2019: Be inspired by the spring season and meet the artists who created the beautiful works of art at Plum Creek Nature Center’s first juried art show 'Vernal Equinox: Spring Awakens.'
04/16/2019: Monee Reservoir will collect bicycles to be given to local recycling nonprofits that refurbish them for youth, handicapped individuals and families in developing countries as a mode of transportation.
4/20/2019: In April, create an exotic bird mask.