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BackYard Nature Center offers many ways to share your passion and talents in support of our work.

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Upcoming Events

Get involved by attending one of our events. We plan regular events for educators and the community to help promote nature learning initiatives. There’s something for all ages, Toddlers to Adults!

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Earth Day Event
28 April 2019

Earth Day Event

Where: Erickson Woods Winnetka, IL 60093

Time: 12:30p.m. - 03:00p.m.

Let’s Play!
04 May 2019

Let’s Play!

Where: Clarkson Park, Northfield

Time: 09:30a.m. - 11:30a.m.

Explore Your Local Habitat

In order to learn about the living environment, young children should begin with direct observation of their local habitat and surroundings, such as backyards, schoolyards, ponds, and local parks.

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