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Our Workshops & Events

Nature matters and together we make a difference. 

Funds raised contribute to program support, outreach, and engagement efforts, as well as the restoration and maintenance of our buildings and grounds.

NEW PROGRAMS!

NATURE EDUCATION & WILDERNESS SKILLS WORKSHOPS

Upcoming Events

  • Des Plaines Riverbank Cleanup 2024
    Des Plaines Riverbank Cleanup 2024
    Sat, Jun 15
    Des Plaines
    Jun 15, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Des Plaines, 1841 S River Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60018, USA
    Jun 15, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Des Plaines, 1841 S River Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60018, USA
    Help keep our waterways and woods clean and healthy!
  • Garlic Mustard Clean-Up Day with the Chicago Bird Alliance
    Garlic Mustard Clean-Up Day with the Chicago Bird Alliance
    Sat, Jun 22
    Des Plaines
    Jun 22, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Des Plaines, 1841 S River Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60018, USA
    Jun 22, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Des Plaines, 1841 S River Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60018, USA
    Join the Ike's for a day of tackling garlic mustard and other woody invasives with the Chicago Bird Alliance.
  • IWLA Business Meeting
    IWLA Business Meeting
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Jul 04
    Des Plaines
    Jul 04, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Des Plaines, 1841 S River Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60018, USA
    Jul 04, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Des Plaines, 1841 S River Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60018, USA
  • Annual Pig Roast
    Annual Pig Roast
    Sun, Aug 11
    Des Plaines
    Aug 11, 2024, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Des Plaines, 1841 S River Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60018, USA
    Aug 11, 2024, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Des Plaines, 1841 S River Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60018, USA
    Join us for the IWLA annual picnic and pig roast.
  • Boo Bash - Hike and Campfire
    Boo Bash - Hike and Campfire
    Sat, Oct 12
    Des Plaines
    Oct 12, 2024, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Des Plaines, 1841 S River Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60018, USA
    Oct 12, 2024, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Des Plaines, 1841 S River Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60018, USA
    Join us outdoors for a hike, campfire, refreshments, and games. Free and open to the public.
  • Annual Wild Game Dinner
    Annual Wild Game Dinner
    Fri, Feb 21
    Izaak Walton League-Des Plaines Chapter
    Feb 21, 2025, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Izaak Walton League-Des Plaines Chapter, 1841 S River Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60018, USA
    Feb 21, 2025, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Izaak Walton League-Des Plaines Chapter, 1841 S River Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60018, USA
    Wild Game On!
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