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Posted on: October 24, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Nature Preserve Guided Walks this Saturday!

Cap Sauer Nature Preserve FPDCC

Busse Forest Nature Preserve is one of the richest and most diverse natural areas in the Forest Preserves, supporting sensitive ferns, hop sedge and blue flag iris.
Saturday, Oct 26 • 9 am
Meet at Busse Forest-North – Grove #2, E Higgins Rd/Rte 72, west of N Arlington Heights Rd.

Harms Woods Nature Preserve, a mesic oak woodland, is bisected by the North Branch of the Chicago River and features stunning seasonal wildflower and fall foliage.
Saturday, Oct 26 • 9:30 am
Meet at Glenview Woods, located on Harms Rd, south of Glenview Rd in Glenview.

Wolf Road Prairie Nature Preserve, a rare remnant black soil prairie, is home to more than 360 native plant species, including the beautiful blooms of prairie dock, Indian plantain and prairie phlox.
Saturday, Oct 26 • 9 am
Meet at Wolf Road Prairie, on 31st St, west of Wolf Road.

Cranberry Slough Nature Preserve, cradled by rolling upland woods, is one of a few peat bog ecosystems in the state, a habitat typically only found north of Illinois.
Saturday, Oct 26 • 12 pm
Meet at Country Lane Woods, 95th St, east of Flavin Rd/Willow Springs Rd.

Powderhorn Prairie and Marsh Nature Preserve—the only state-dedicated nature preserve within Chicago’s city limits—protects about 250 plant species, 2,500 insects and numerous bird species in a rolling dune-and-swale landscape.
Saturday, Oct 26 • 12 pm
Meet at Powderhorn Lake, S Brainard Ave, east of S Burnham Ave/S Ave O in Burnham.

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