Due to the current Covid Alert Level, we are replacing our
regular in-person 4th Sunday Nature Hike at Spring Creek Forest Preserve
with two socially distanced individual/family activities. Stephanie
Hanson, Founder, Collections From The Field, has crafted both events.
More to come shortly
Time: 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
The locations of 4th-Sunday
Nature Walks will vary throughout the Preserve depending on the subject
of the walk. Be sure to check the latest announcements..
Sunday, December 27, 2020. Leader: Stephanie Hanson – Nature Journaling. Collections From the Field invites you to help create a virtual field
guide for Spring Creek Forest Preserve! Field guides are a great way to
get to know the flora and fauna of a local area and appreciate the
landscape through observation and creativity. From December 26
th through January 2nd
we invite you to submit a field journal page with sketches and written
observations of any organism you find interesting at Spring Creek Forest
Preserve. Take a photo of your field journal page and email it to
Sunday, February 28, 2021. Leader: Tom Frey – 28th Annual Trout Lily Walk
Sunday, March 28, 2021. Leader: Terry Comingore – Weather and Climate
Sunday, April 25. 2021. Leader Kevin Rudy
Sunday, May 23, 2021. Leader: Judy Aschner – Insects in our Preserve
Our guided walks every 4th Sunday of the month are fun, family walks, appropriate for anyone who wants to enjoy a guided walk in the Preserve. (Note: They are NOT approved for Master Naturalist Advanced Training.)
- Important information: The natural-surface trails are not
stroller-compatible; everyone must be able to walk approximately 1 mile.
Clothing: Even in the heat, wear long pants and sturdy shoes (no
sandals) for your protection from poison ivy and thorns. Apply insect
repellent. Bring water.
- Our guided walks every 4th Sunday of the month are fun, family walks, appropriate for anyone who wants to enjoy a guided walk in the Preserve.