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Cook County Forest Preserve’s Weekend Adventures for April 1-3

By at March 31, 2011 | 4:14 pm | Print

Weekend Adventures, 4/1-4/3Hey, all you weekend adventurers! Please join us this weekend for any of the following activities!

FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2011
Morning Bird Walks
Hal Tyrell Trailside Museum
10 a.m.
Casual walks to look for resident and migratory birds. All levels of interest welcome! We have some binoculars to loan.

Sand Ridge Audubon Society Meeting
Sand Ridge Nature Center
7 p.m.
All are invited for a program and socialization.

Woodcock Walk
Crabtree Nature Center
7 p.m.
Bring your favorite optics and join a naturalist to witness this unforgettable sunset
display. Registration Required.

SATURDAY, APRIL 2, 2011
Volunteer Workday
Hal Tyrell Trailside
Call for time and details: (708) 366-6530
Help us restore and beautify Trailside’s grounds and surrounding preserve. Please call for time and details.

Early Bird Walks
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center
7:30 a.m.
See what new birds join our residents through the busy month.

Thatcher Woods Habitat and History Hike
Hal Tyrell Trailside Museum
9:00 a.m.
Enjoy a long, leisurely hike to vist historic sites and learn about fragile ecosystems. Meet at GAR Woods, Thatcher & Washington, River Forest. 708-848-7175 for information.

White Oak Trail Work Day
Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
10:00 a.m.
Grab your gloves – we’re taking our trail back from invasive species. We’ll bring tools and light refreshments.

Budding Naturalist – Springo Bingo
Crabtree Nature Center
10:00 a.m.
Grab a kit for fun activities as you explore for the first signs of spring!

Live Healthy – Discover Nature Hike
Sand Ridge Nature Center
1:30 p.m.
Join our hiking club on the first Saturday of each month, for a vigorous two mile scenic hike with a naturalist.

What’s on the Menu?
River Trail Nature Center
3:00 p.m.
Join us at feeding time to learn about our resident display animals and their fascinating habits.

SUNDAY, APRIL 3, 2011
Early Bird Walks
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center
7:30 a.m.
See what new birds join our residents through the busy month.

Budding Naturalist – Springo Bingo
Crabtree Nature Center
10:00 a.m.
Grab a kit for fun activities as you explore for the first signs of spring!

Spring Ramble
Crabtree Nature Center
1:00 p.m.
Join a naturalist in the parking lot for a leisurely hike on our scenic trails.

Canyon Tours
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center
1:00 p.m.
Wade the creek to see flowers, ferns, and rock formations in Cook County’s only canyon. Be prepared for wet feet.

Babes in the Woods
River Trail Nature Center
1:30 p.m.
Learn about the wildlife young born at this time of year, how they survive, and what you should do if you find a baby animal.

White Lies About Wildlife
Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
1:30 p.m.
Spring will soon be here and so will baby wild animals! We’ll separate fact from fiction about wild animals and their young.

What’s on the Menu?
River Trail Nature Center
3:00 p.m.
Join us at feeding time to learn about our resident display animals and their fascinating habits.

For more information, click here to go to the Cook County Forest Preserve’s website

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