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white oak Nature Programs for All Ages

All ages are welcome to attend family programs unless an age limit is specified. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Organized groups must schedule a separate tour for their group. Advance registration is required. Call 630-444-3190 or e-mail programs@kaneforest.com to register.

Evening Wildflowers

Join us for a special evening wildflower walk. We'll go over tips for identifying wildflowers and learn about the ecology of the woods where they grow. Advance registration is required. Call 630-444-3190 or email programs@kaneforest.com to register.

Monday, May 1; 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Bliss Woods Forest Preserve

5S660 Bliss Rd., Sugar Grove
FREE

Wildflowers for Mom

Treat mom to a guided walk in the woods to see bouquets of wildflowers on the forest floor. This naturalist-led walk will be at a leisurely pace for moms, grandmas and families. Advance registration is required. Call 630-444-3190 or email programs@kaneforest.com to register.

Sunday, May 14; 10-11 a.m.
Tomo Chi-Chi Knolls

40W095 Freeman Rd., Gilberts
FREE

Early Birds

Come along and enjoy a beautiful spring morning while bird watching in one of our finest forest preserves. Spring migration will be underway, and many birds are moving through. No experience is required. This will be a friendly environment for everyone to learn and connect with the natural world. Advance registration is required. Call 630-444-3190 or email programs@kaneforest.com to register.

Thursday, May 18; 7:30-8:30 a.m.
Freeman Kame-Meagher Forest Preserve

40W346 Freeman Rd., Gilberts
FREE

Discover Morels!

Morels are an early spring mushroom considered to be a delicacy by many mushroom enthusiasts. On this guided hike, we'll head into the woods to hunt for, but not harvest, morels. We'll learn how to identify morels and distinguish them from other fungi. The morel's habitat requirements and role in ecology will also be discussed. This program is not intended to be a collection or foray, and we will not be gathering morels or any other fungi. Advance registration is required. Call 630-444-3190 or email programs@kaneforest.com to register.

Saturday, May 20; 10-11:30 a.m.
Tekakwitha Woods Forest Preserve

35W076 Villa Marie Rd., St. Charles
FREE

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