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Botanical Illustration

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Join scientific illustrator Alex Boersma for an afternoon of drawing nature! This workshop will explore using pen and ink to render botanical subjects, using pressed plant specimens from the museum’s collections for reference. The focus will be on increasing participant knowledge about botany, observation of and appreciation for plants, and the skills needed to render plants beautifully, […]

$65

Seasonal Nature Walks with the Nature Museum

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Grounds 2430 N Cannon Drive, Chicago

Register your family for a guided 20-minute nature walk through the museum’s outdoor exhibits! Learn about the plants and animals that call the museum’s grounds home. From grasses to trees to bugs to birds, you never know what we’ll see! All ages are welcome but this program is designed for families with children ages 3 […]

Free

Tea with the Turtles

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Join the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County and Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum on Saturday, May 22, at 11:30 am, for a virtual program showcasing our partnership to conserve the state-endangered Blanding’s turtles in DuPage Country's forest preserves. We’ll get up close with native turtles who live in Chicago and surrounding counties’ natural areas and […]

Free

Guided Turtle Walk

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Grounds 2430 N Cannon Drive, Chicago

Register your family for a guided 35-minute turtle walk around the North Pond area! Learn about the several species of turtles and other critters that call this city ecosystem home. From red-eared sliders to red-winged Blackbirds you never know what we’ll see! All ages are welcome but this program is designed for families with children […]

Free