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October 2019

Skokie Lagoons Stewardship Volunteer Day

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Skokie Lagoons, Glencoe

The Skokie Lagoons preserve is a network of forest, artificial lagoons, channels, and islands. Known to the Potawatomi people as "Chewab Skokie" or "big wet prairie", the area was well known as wildlife habitat. Our stewardship work seeks to reestablish…

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The Alliance: Let’s Play! Fort Building

October 6 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lloyd Park, 799 Sheridan Rd
Winnetka, IL 60093
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Free

Join The Alliance for Early Childhood at Lloyd Park to use simple, natural materials to build something amazing. This Fort Building program is intended for children of all ages. Parents or caregivers are asked to attend with their children. No…

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Fall Paddle Festival

October 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tower Road Boat Launch, Tower Rd, west of Forestway Dr
Winnetka, Illinois 60093
Free

Embrace the fall season with nature-based activities on and off the water.  BackYard Nature Center partners with Forest Preserves of Cook County to offer a day filled with paddle trips in a canoe or kayak, archery, pumpkin painting, nature play,…

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Seed Collection for Skokie Lagoons

October 14 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Volunteer Resource Center, 6100 N Central Ave
Chicago, IL
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Join us for a Fall day of native seed collecting at the Forest Preserve Volunteer Resource Center. Bring work gloves, insect repellent, and be prepared for muddy conditions. Parking is available on site. Contact Gary Morrissey, gmorrissey001@comcast.net

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Stars, Stories & S’mores

October 18 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Erickson Woods, 1651 Willow Road
Winnetka, IL 60093
Free

Join us for an evening in the Forest Preserves. Enjoy a cozy fire, s’mores, storytelling, astronomy, night hikes, natural material building, and a bat sonar activity with the Forest Preserves of Cook County.

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November 2019

Skokie Lagoons Stewardship Volunteer Day

November 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Skokie Lagoons, Glencoe

The Skokie Lagoons preserve is a network of forest, artificial lagoons, channels, and islands. Known to the Potawatomi people as "Chewab Skokie" or "big wet prairie", the area was well known as wildlife habitat. Our stewardship work seeks to reestablish…

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December 2019

Skokie Lagoons Stewardship Volunteer Day

December 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Skokie Lagoons, Glencoe

The Skokie Lagoons preserve is a network of forest, artificial lagoons, channels, and islands. Known to the Potawatomi people as "Chewab Skokie" or "big wet prairie", the area was well known as wildlife habitat. Our stewardship work seeks to reestablish…

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