People of all ages and interests can relax, get active, or just have fun in the Forest Preserves of Cook County. With thousands of acres to explore and hundreds of events year-round, there are so many ways to get out and experience nature. Check out free or low-cost events and programs in the Forest Preserves. Join a workshop on camping basics, or bring the kids to a concert in the woods. You can try anything from “forest bathing” to an owl prowl to nature photography.
Learn to create a sustainable garden using conservation practices and talk to local organizations about native landscaping and gardening. A presentation on Conservation@Home will take place at noon....MORE »