Category: Events

Intro to Prescription Burns

Come to Churchill Woods to learn about the benefits of prescription burns and how and why the Forest Preserve District uses them. See a burn in progress, too, weather permitting. All ages; under 18 with an adult. Free. Register online here or call (630) 933-7248.

Forest Fitness Walk

Visit Greene Valley and experience the wonders of nature with a ranger and naturalist, and get some healthy exercise on these brisk walks that increase in distance every week. Ages 18 and up. $4 per person in advance, $6 at the walk. Register online here or call (630)850-8110.

FullersBird Friday

Come to Herrick Lake for a short naturalist-led walk to see how the diversity of birds changes throughout spring. Ages 16 and up. $4 per person in advance, $6 at the walk. Register online here or call (630) 850-8110.

Farm House Tour

Tour the farmhouse at Kline Creek Farm for a glimpse of 1890s life. Tours begin on the hour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m everyday except Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Free and for all ages. Registration not required. Questions? Call (630) 876-5900.

Restoration Workday

Come to Springbrook Prairie to help improve a prairie or woodland by collecting seeds or removing nonnative plants. Ages 8 and up; under 18 with an adult. Free. Register online or at (630) 206-9630 at least five days in advance. Students fulfilling requirements and groups of five or more must register by phone 10 days in advance.

Birds of Prey

Visit Willowbrook Wildlife Center in Glen Ellyn and meet our raptor specialist and learn about birds of prey, such as owls, hawks and falcons. Get you photo taken with one of the birds. Free for all ages and no registration is required.