Jul
17
10:00 AM10:00

Wilderness Walk

Explore the Wilds at the Watershed on a Wilderness Walk - a guided tour led by Master Naturalist, retired teacher, and expert volunteer - Judy. Take in the vistas of our native wetland, prairie, and forest habitats and learn what's new in the Watershed Wilderness. No registration is required - all ages welcome.

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Jul
28
10:00 AM10:00

Discovery Day - Prairie Time

Find the magic of discovery at the Watershed Nature Center with Discovery Day. Come enjoy special activities designed for young explorers, ages 5-12, as we learn about the functions and benefits of Illinois prairies. Discovery Day is free and open to the public. Groups of 5-10 participants are welcome if registered in advance. 

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Aug
11
9:00 AM09:00

Restoration Day

Do you love working outside? Are you interested in native ecology? We would love to meet you! Every second Saturday of the month, weather permitting, our Restoration Team leads volunteers through an exciting, hands-on adventure - restoring native ecology. Our focus changes monthly, to accommodate the diverse needs of managing three unique habitats within a city park. Dress prepared to move mulch, shovel, pull invasive species, and get dirty! 

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Aug
21
10:00 AM10:00

Wilderness Walk

Explore the Wilds at the Watershed on a Wilderness Walk - a guided tour led by Master Naturalist, retired teacher, and expert volunteer - Judy. Take in the vistas of our native wetland, prairie, and forest habitats and learn what's new in the Watershed Wilderness. No registration is required - all ages welcome.

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Aug
25
10:00 AM10:00

Discovery Day - Bugs + Insects

Find the magic of discovery at the Watershed Nature Center with Discovery Day. Come enjoy special activities designed for young explorers, ages 5-12, as we learn about bugs and insects. Discovery Day is free and open to the public. Groups of 5-10 participants are welcome if registered in advance. 

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Sep
8
9:00 AM09:00

Restoration Day

Do you love working outside? Are you interested in native ecology? We would love to meet you! Every second Saturday of the month, weather permitting, our Restoration Team leads volunteers through an exciting, hands-on adventure - restoring native ecology. Our focus changes monthly, to accommodate the diverse needs of managing three unique habitats within a city park. Dress prepared to move mulch, shovel, pull invasive species, and get dirty! 

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Sep
18
10:00 AM10:00

Wilderness Walk

Explore the Wilds at the Watershed on a Wilderness Walk - a guided tour led by Master Naturalist, retired teacher, and expert volunteer - Judy. Take in the vistas of our native wetland, prairie, and forest habitats and learn what's new in the Watershed Wilderness. No registration is required - all ages welcome.

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Sep
22
10:00 AM10:00

Discovery Day - A Woodland Wilderness

Find the magic of discovery at the Watershed Nature Center with Discovery Day. Come enjoy special activities designed for young explorers, ages 5-12, as we learn about the benefits and functions of another native illinois habitat: the woods. Discovery Day is free and open to the public. Groups of 5-10 participants are welcome if registered in advance. 

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Oct
7
9:00 AM09:00

Run Wild! 5K

Stay tuned for more information about our highly anticipated annual 5K Fundraiser! We will be announcing exciting changes to the 2018 year that you don't want to miss. If you are interested in talking to someone about sponsorship or volunteering - email info@watershednc.org. 

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Oct
13
10:00 AM10:00

Restoration Day

Do you love working outside? Are you interested in native ecology? We would love to meet you! Every second Saturday of the month, weather permitting, our Restoration Team leads volunteers through an exciting, hands-on adventure - restoring native ecology. Our focus changes monthly, to accommodate the diverse needs of managing three unique habitats within a city park. Dress prepared to move mulch, shovel, pull invasive species, and get dirty! 

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Oct
16
10:00 AM10:00

Wilderness Walk

Explore the Wilds at the Watershed on a Wilderness Walk - a guided tour led by Master Naturalist, retired teacher, and expert volunteer - Judy. Take in the vistas of our native wetland, prairie, and forest habitats and learn what's new in the Watershed Wilderness. No registration is required - all ages welcome.

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Oct
27
10:00 AM10:00

Discovery Day - Nocturnal Nights

Find the magic of discovery at the Watershed Nature Center with Discovery Day. Come enjoy special activities designed for young explorers, ages 5-12, as we learn about the creatures of the night. Discovery Day is free and open to the public. Groups of 5-10 participants are welcome if registered in advance. 

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Nov
20
10:00 AM10:00

Wilderness Walk

Explore the Wilds at the Watershed on a Wilderness Walk - a guided tour led by Master Naturalist, retired teacher, and expert volunteer - Judy. Take in the vistas of our native wetland, prairie, and forest habitats and learn what's new in the Watershed Wilderness. No registration is required - all ages welcome.

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Jul
14
9:00 AM09:00

Restoration Day

Do you love working outside? Are you interested in native ecology? We would love to meet you! Every second Saturday of the month, weather permitting, our Restoration Team leads volunteers through an exciting, hands-on adventure - restoring native ecology. Our focus changes monthly, to accommodate the diverse needs of managing three unique habitats within a city park. Dress prepared to move mulch, shovel, pull invasive species, and get dirty! 

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Jul
3
7:30 AM07:30

Summer Sunrise Yoga and Meditation Walk

Our Summer Sunrise Yoga and Meditation Walk Seris will continue on Tuesdays for another 6 weeks, June 26- July 31 at 7:30 - 8:30 AM. Meet at the Welcome Center with your mat, water and a blanket for an open level class with yoga instructor- Jermy Henkhaus. Classes will be held outside, weather permitting, or inside if raining. 
The suggested donation per class is $10 with all proceeds benefiting the Nature Preserve Foundation to support the operational cost of the Watershed Nature Center.

Questions can be directed to info@watershednc.org.

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Jun
30
7:00 AM07:00

Bird Walk

Join local bird experts as we walk the Watershed Trails exploring bird diversity, spring migration patterns, the tremendous natural habitats in our exceptional city park, and more wonders of the bird world. Bird Walks are free and open to the public - supporting the development of positive relationships to the environment and fostering the citizen science initiatives at Watershed. 

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Jun
28
7:00 AM07:00

Bird Walk

Join local bird experts as we walk the Watershed Trails exploring bird diversity, spring migration patterns, the tremendous natural habitats in our exceptional city park, and more wonders of the bird world. Bird Walks are free and open to the public - supporting the development of positive relationships to the environment and fostering the citizen science initiatives at Watershed. 

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Jun
26
7:30 AM07:30

Sunrise Yoga and Meditation Walk

Our Summer Sunrise Yoga and Meditation Walk Seris will continue on Tuesdays for another 6 weeks, June 26- July 31 at 7:30 - 8:30 AM. Meet at the Welcome Center with your mat, water and a blanket for an open level class with yoga instructor- Jermy Henkhaus. Classes will be held outside, weather permitting, or inside if raining. 
The suggested donation per class is $10 with all proceeds benefiting the Nature Preserve Foundation to support the operational cost of the Watershed Nature Center.

Questions can be directed to info@watershednc.org.

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Jun
23
10:00 AM10:00

Discovery Day - Reptiles + Amphibians

Find the magic of discovery at the Watershed Nature Center with Discovery Day. Come enjoy special activities designed for young explorers, ages 5-12, as we learn about native reptiles and amphibians. Discovery Day is free and open to the public. Groups of 5-10 participants are welcome if registered in advance. 

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Jun
23
7:00 AM07:00

Bird Walk

Join local bird experts as we walk the Watershed Trails exploring bird diversity, spring migration patterns, the tremendous natural habitats in our exceptional city park, and more wonders of the bird world. Bird Walks are free and open to the public - supporting the development of positive relationships to the environment and fostering the citizen science initiatives at Watershed. 

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Jun
21
7:00 AM07:00

Bird Walk

Join local bird experts as we walk the Watershed Trails exploring bird diversity, spring migration patterns, the tremendous natural habitats in our exceptional city park, and more wonders of the bird world. Bird Walks are free and open to the public - supporting the development of positive relationships to the environment and fostering the citizen science initiatives at Watershed. 

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Jun
19
10:00 AM10:00

Wilderness Walk

Explore the Wilds at the Watershed on a Wilderness Walk - a guided tour led by Master Naturalist, retired teacher, and expert volunteer - Judy. Take in the vistas of our native wetland, prairie, and forest habitats and learn what's new in the Watershed Wilderness. No registration is required - all ages welcome.

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Jun
16
7:00 AM07:00

Bird Walk

Join local bird experts as we walk the Watershed Trails exploring bird diversity, spring migration patterns, the tremendous natural habitats in our exceptional city park, and more wonders of the bird world. Bird Walks are free and open to the public - supporting the development of positive relationships to the environment and fostering the citizen science initiatives at Watershed. 

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Jun
14
7:00 AM07:00

Bird Walk

Join local bird experts as we walk the Watershed Trails exploring bird diversity, spring migration patterns, the tremendous natural habitats in our exceptional city park, and more wonders of the bird world. Bird Walks are free and open to the public - supporting the development of positive relationships to the environment and fostering the citizen science initiatives at Watershed. 

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Jun
9
9:00 AM09:00

Restoration Day

Do you love working outside? Are you interested in native ecology? We would love to meet you! Every second Saturday of the month, weather permitting, our Restoration Team leads volunteers through an exciting, hands-on adventure - restoring native ecology. Our focus changes monthly, to accommodate the diverse needs of managing three unique habitats within a city park. Dress prepared to move mulch, shovel, pull invasive species, and get dirty! 

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Jun
9
7:00 AM07:00

Bird Walk

Join local bird experts as we walk the Watershed Trails exploring bird diversity, spring migration patterns, the tremendous natural habitats in our exceptional city park, and more wonders of the bird world. Bird Walks are free and open to the public - supporting the development of positive relationships to the environment and fostering the citizen science initiatives at Watershed. 

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Jun
7
7:00 AM07:00

Bird Walk

Join local bird experts as we walk the Watershed Trails exploring bird diversity, spring migration patterns, the tremendous natural habitats in our exceptional city park, and more wonders of the bird world. Bird Walks are free and open to the public - supporting the development of positive relationships to the environment and fostering the citizen science initiatives at Watershed. 

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Jun
2
7:00 AM07:00

Bird Walk - Birding for Jack

Join local bird experts as we walk the Watershed Trails exploring bird diversity, spring migration patterns, the tremendous natural habitats in our exceptional city park, and more wonders of the bird world. Bird Walks are free and open to the public - supporting the development of positive relationships to the environment and fostering the citizen science initiatives at Watershed. 

This Bird Walk is a special event - dedicated to remembering and celebrating the life of Jack McCall. 

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May
31
7:00 AM07:00

Bird Walk

Join local bird experts as we walk the Watershed Trails exploring bird diversity, spring migration patterns, the tremendous natural habitats in our exceptional city park, and more wonders of the bird world. Bird Walks are free and open to the public - supporting the development of positive relationships to the environment and fostering the citizen science initiatives at Watershed. 

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May
26
10:00 AM10:00

Discovery Day - Wonderful Wetlands

Find the magic of discovery at the Watershed Nature Center with Discovery Day. Come enjoy special activities designed for young explorers, ages 5-12, as we learn about the importance and functions of wetlands. Discovery Day is free and open to the public. Groups of 5-10 participants are welcome if registered in advance. 

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May
26
7:00 AM07:00

Bird Walk

Join local bird experts as we walk the Watershed Trails exploring bird diversity, spring migration patterns, the tremendous natural habitats in our exceptional city park, and more wonders of the bird world. Bird Walks are free and open to the public - supporting the development of positive relationships to the environment and fostering the citizen science initiatives at Watershed. 

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May
24
7:00 AM07:00

Bird Walk

Join local bird experts as we walk the Watershed Trails exploring bird diversity, spring migration patterns, the tremendous natural habitats in our exceptional city park, and more wonders of the bird world. Bird Walks are free and open to the public - supporting the development of positive relationships to the environment and fostering the citizen science initiatives at Watershed. 

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May
19
7:00 AM07:00

Bird Walk

Join local bird experts as we walk the Watershed Trails exploring bird diversity, spring migration patterns, the tremendous natural habitats in our exceptional city park, and more wonders of the bird world. Bird Walks are free and open to the public - supporting the development of positive relationships to the environment and fostering the citizen science initiatives at Watershed. 

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May
17
7:00 AM07:00

Bird Walk

Join local bird experts as we walk the Watershed Trails exploring bird diversity, spring migration patterns, the tremendous natural habitats in our exceptional city park, and more wonders of the bird world. Bird Walks are free and open to the public - supporting the development of positive relationships to the environment and fostering the citizen science initiatives at Watershed. 

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May
15
10:00 AM10:00

Wilderness Walk

Explore the Wilds at the Watershed on a Wilderness Walk - a guided tour led by Master Naturalist, retired teacher, and expert volunteer - Judy. Take in the vistas of our native wetland, prairie, and forest habitats and learn what's new in the Watershed Wilderness. No registration is required - all ages welcome.

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May
12
9:00 AM09:00

Restoration Day

Do you love working outside? Are you interested in native ecology? We would love to meet you! Every second Saturday of the month, weather permitting, our Restoration Team leads volunteers through an exciting, hands-on adventure - restoring native ecology. Our focus changes monthly, to accommodate the diverse needs of managing three unique habitats within a city park. Dress prepared to move mulch, shovel, pull invasive species, and get dirty! 

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May
12
7:00 AM07:00

Bird Walk

Join local bird experts as we walk the Watershed Trails exploring bird diversity, spring migration patterns, the tremendous natural habitats in our exceptional city park, and more wonders of the bird world. Bird Walks are free and open to the public - supporting the development of positive relationships to the environment and fostering the citizen science initiatives at Watershed. 

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May
10
7:00 AM07:00

Bird Walk

Join local bird experts as we walk the Watershed Trails exploring bird diversity, spring migration patterns, the tremendous natural habitats in our exceptional city park, and more wonders of the bird world. Bird Walks are free and open to the public - supporting the development of positive relationships to the environment and fostering the citizen science initiatives at Watershed. 

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May
5
7:00 AM07:00

Bird Walk - Spring Bird Count

Join local bird experts as we walk the Watershed Trails exploring bird diversity, spring migration patterns, the tremendous natural habitats in our exceptional city park, and more wonders of the bird world. Bird Walks are free and open to the public - supporting the development of positive relationships to the environment and fostering the citizen science initiatives at Watershed. 

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May
3
7:00 AM07:00

Bird Walk

Join local bird experts as we walk the Watershed Trails exploring bird diversity, spring migration patterns, the tremendous natural habitats in our exceptional city park, and more wonders of the bird world. Bird Walks are free and open to the public - supporting the development of positive relationships to the environment and fostering the citizen science initiatives at Watershed. 

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Apr
28
10:00 AM10:00

Discovery Day - Spring Showers

Find the magic of discovery at the Watershed Nature Center with Discovery Day. Come enjoy special activities designed for young explorers, ages 5-12, as we learn about seasonal changes and what to expect in spring. Discovery Day is free and open to the public. Groups of 5-10 participants are welcome if registered in advance. 

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Apr
28
7:00 AM07:00

Bird Walk

Join local bird experts as we walk the Watershed Trails exploring bird diversity, spring migration patterns, the tremendous natural habitats in our exceptional city park, and more wonders of the bird world. Bird Walks are free and open to the public - supporting the development of positive relationships to the environment and fostering the citizen science initiatives at Watershed. 

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Apr
26
7:00 AM07:00

Bird Walk

Join local bird experts as we walk the Watershed Trails exploring bird diversity, spring migration patterns, the tremendous natural habitats in our exceptional city park, and more wonders of the bird world. Bird Walks are free and open to the public - supporting the development of positive relationships to the environment and fostering the citizen science initiatives at Watershed. 

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