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Ongoing Special Events

Special Events

  • Butterflies of the Night

    Sand Ridge Nature Center
    September 26, 2015

    Celebrate the Cook County Forest Preserve District’s 100th Anniversary with us at this special event! George Derkovitz, a local moth expert, will show you how to “black light,” or catch some of the incredible nocturnal insects that live in our regio... Learn more

  • Autumn on the Prairie

    Nachusa Grasslands
    September 19, 2015

    This free event is open to the public. Activities include 35 guided tours, horse drawn wagon rides, live music, kettle corn, live birds of prey, local artist at work, children’s tent, a food vendor, and more! For more information, visit Learn more

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    Through the Volunteer Stewardship Network, you can get outside, help restore natural areas, learn more about local habitats, and meet others who share your love of nature. Learn more

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