Upcoming Events

TOURS

7 October 2017: Geology and Natural History Walk. 1:00 p.m. at Goodenow Grove Nature Preserve, 27064 S. Dutton Road, Beecher, IL. To be held in conjunction with the “Geology at the Local Level” talk at Plum Creek Nature Center cited in the LECTURES section below. To enroll, or for more information, visit https://www.reconnectwithnature.org/news-events/event-calendar/fall-2017/natural-history-hike or call the nature center at (815) 727-8700.

 

LECTURES

 

13 September 2017: A Geologist’s View of the Solar System. 7:00 p.m. at the Ela Area Public Library, 275 Mohawk Trail, Lake Zurich, IL. For more information, call the library at (847) 438-3433.

25 September 2017: Climate Change: What Can We Do About It? 1:00 p.m. at the Indian Trails Public Library, 355 Schoenbeck Road, Wheeling, IL. For more information, call the library at (847) 459-4100, extension 1.

3 October 2017: Climate Change: What Can We Do About It? 7:00 p.m. at the Elmhurst Public Library, 125 S. Prospect Avenue, Elmhurst, IL . For more information, call the library at (630) 279-8696.

7 October 2017: Geology at the Local Level. 1:00 p.m. at the Plum Creek Nature Center, 27064 S. Dutton Road, Beecher, IL. To be held in conjunction with the geology and natural history walk in Goodenow Grove Nature Preserve cited in the TOURS section above. To enroll, or for more information, visit https://www.reconnectwithnature.org/news-events/event-calendar/fall-2017/natural-history-hike or call the nature center at (815) 727-8700.

18 October 2017: Climate Change: What Can We Do About It? 7:00 p.m. at the Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 S. Raymond Avenue, Oak Lawn, IL . For more information, call the library at (708) 442-4990.

25 October 2017: Climate Change Past and Present. 7:00 p.m. at the St. Charles Public Library, 1 S. Sixth Street, St. Charles, IL. For more information, call the library at (630) 854-0076.

8 November 2017: Climate Change: What Can We Do About It? 7:00 p.m. at the Deerfield Public Library, 920 Waukegan Road, Deerfield, IL. For more information, contact the library at kpalecek@deerfieldlibrary.org.

14 November 2017: A Geologist’s View of the Solar System. 7:00 p.m. at the Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton Street, Skokie, IL. For more information, call the library at (847) 673-7774.

5 December 2017: Coal Swamps, Coral Reefs, and Continental Glaciers: A Look at Prairie-State Geology. 7:00 p.m. at the Palatine Public Library, 700 N. North Court, Palatine, IL.  For more information, call the library at (847) 358-5881.

8 January 2018: Coal Swamps, Coral Reefs, and Continental Glaciers: A Look at Prairie-State Geology. 7:00 p.m. at the Messenger Public Library, 113 Oak Street, North Aurora, IL.  For more information, call the library at (630) 801-4350.

31 January 2018: Climate Change: What Can We Do About It? 6:30 p.m. at the Warren-Newport Public Library, 224 N. O’Plaine Road, Gurnee, IL. For more information, call the library at (847) 244-5150, extension 4.

11 February 2018: Coal Swamps, Coral Reefs, and Continental Glaciers: A Look at Prairie-State Geology. 2:00 p.m. at the Jarrett Prairie Center Museum, 7993 N. River Road , Byron, IL.  For more information, call the museum at (815) 234-8535, extension 200.

24 February 2018: Glaciers to Wildflowers: How Illinois’ Living Landscapes Came to Be. Hosted by the Kane County Forest Preserve District and the Geneva and St. Charles Park Districts. 2:00 p.m. at Hickory Knolls Discovery Center, 3795 Campton Hills Drive, St Charles, IL.  $15 registration fee is payable at the door. For more information, contact  programs@kaneforest.com or call (630) 444-3190.

1 March 2018: Climate Change: What Can We Do About It? 7:00 p.m. at the Elgin Public Museum, 225 Grand Boulevard, Elgin, IL.  For more information, call the museum at (847) 741-6655.

10 March 2018: Gardening with Nature. 1:30 p.m. at the Little White School Museum, 72 Polk Street, Oswego, IL. For more information, contact the museum at (630) 554-2999.

15 March 2018: Program to Be Announced. 7:00 p.m. at the Wauconda Area Library, 801 N. Main Street, Wauconda, IL. For more information, contact the library at (847) 526-6225.

22 March 2018: Illinois Gardening with Nature. 7:00 p.m. at the Prospect Heights Public Library, 12 N. Elm Street, Prospect Heights, IL. For more information, contact the library at tcampbell@phpl.info or at (847) 259-3500 extension 530. Registration begins 15 February 2018.

 10 April 2018: Ancient Life of Illinois. 7:00 p.m. at the Bloomingdale Public Library, 101 Fairfield Way, Bloomingdale, IL. For more information, call the library at (630) 924-2730 or visit mybpl.org.

16 April  2018: Climate Change: What Can We Do About It?  7:00 p.m. at the Ela Area Public Library, 275 Mohawk Trail, Lake Zurich, IL. For more information, call the library at (847) 438-3433.

21 April 2018: Climate Change Past and Present. 1:00 p.m. at the Harvard Diggins Library, 900 E. McKinley Street, Harvard, IL. For more information, call the library at (815) 943-4671.

16 May 2018: Climate Change: What Can We Do About It? 7:00 p.m. at the Brookfield Public Library, 3609 Grand Blvd, Brookfield, IL. For more information, call the library at (708) 248-8433.

17 November 2018: Geology at the Local Level. 10:00 a.m. at a meeting of the Kettle Moraine Chapter of the Wild Ones, held at the Mukwonago Community Library, 511 Division Street, Mukwonago, WI.  For more information, contact chapter president Mariette Nowak at mmnowak@wi.rr.com.