9/2/2020: Learn about safe paddling in Will County and the potential hazards that can exist on the waterways.
8/18/2020: Learn how turn the mundane into a physical fitness opportunity.
9/19/2020: Join Forest Preserve staff as we pedal the beautiful trails of Will County.
8/11/2020: Learn the best way to ensure your safety and physical progress while biking in the preserves.
9/5/2020: Join Forest Preserve staff as we pedal the beautiful trails of Will County.
9/26/2020: Join the Forest Preserve staff as we pedal through the beautiful trails of Will County.
8/22/2020: Explore Whalon Lake by kayak.
8/22/2020: Awaken and restore the body and mind with a gentle morning yoga class.
10/29/2020: Tune in to this online program to get an up-close look inside the gates of Vermont Cemetery.
10/17/2020: Learn which oaks are found in our region and how to tell them apart, even when the leaves are gone.
10/17/2020: Explore the many reasons to plant trees, shrubs and even seeds in the fall for beautiful native plants the following year.
10/22/2020: Learn about our local owls and how to identify them by their calls and physical characteristics.
10/24/2020: Drop by to learn about Native American longhouses, one of several types of dwellings used by the Potawatomi.
10/6/2020: Learn about some of the stereotypes and misconceptions Native peoples face today.
8/11/2020: Hummingbird migration is near peak at this time of year, so this is a great way to experience these birds right from your own home.
8/19/2020: Join us on Facebook as the Lincoln Land Association of Bird Banders and volunteers from Thorn Creek Audubon Society capture and band, weigh and measure ruby-throated hummingbirds.
8/25/2020: Take a virtual walk through the native plant garden landscaping designs at Plum Creek Nature Center to see which plants would work for you in your back yard.
9/5/2020: Awaken and restore the body and mind with a gentle morning yoga class.
8/14/2020: Enjoy a peaceful August day identifying your favorite flower through the use of sketching and using a field guide.
8/26/2020: Join us for a virtual circle time with our awesome ambassador Blanding’s turtles.
9/19/2020: Awaken and restore the body and mind with a gentle morning yoga class.
9/19/2020: Take a guided walk through the prairie to explore this distinctive preserve.
9/12/2020: Come out and have fun tackling preserve cleanup, trail repairs and weeding our Prairie Sampler.
9/19/2020: For one day only, the garlic grown at Thorn Creek’s Historic Farm will be sold.
9/16/2020: Get a closer look at caterpillars you are likely to see at this time of year and learn some tips and tricks for finding caterpillars.
9/17/2020: Find out what birds have been seen in the preserves recently and what to look for to find them.
9/19/2020: Challenge yourself on a self-guided hike to see how many bird species you can find.
9/20/2020: Learn about the American white pelicans that gather at Four Rivers Environmental Education Center each spring and fall during their migrations.
9/26/2020: Anyone interested in local history will enjoy this insightful tour of the blue-collar origins of Joliet.
9/15/2020: Come experience Four Rivers at night as we search for spiders.
6/24/2020: Join us this summer for different activities or demonstrations that focus on natural or cultural history.
9/18/2020: Learn how mead is made, and meet the bees that make the honey!
9/19/2020: Join this guided hike to find birds passing through our area on their way back to their wintering grounds.
9/19/2020: Enjoy the sights and sounds of September during this relaxing paddling tour on the confluence of the Des Plaines and DuPage rivers.
9/26/2020: Enjoy the sights and sounds of September during this relaxing paddling tour on the confluence of the Des Plaines and DuPage rivers.
9/19/2020: Build a sense of confidence, community and wellness on the trail.