June 4th, 2022 | 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Hooked on Fun
(FREE) Kids Fishing Event
A great opportunity to introduce your kids to fishing in a safe and controlled environment! Four Lakes Forest Preserve provides several shallow, small lakes which are easily accessible and provide an ideal setting to introduce and teach kids about fishing.
- Staff & Volunteers on hand to assist & educate
- Bring your own poles - bait provided
- Limited loaner poles available
- Live aquarium display
If you or your child requires accessibility assistance, please contact Forest Preserve Headquarters @ 815-877-6100 in advance to arrange assistance or please let someone know at your time of arrival.
Four Lake Forest Preserve
10207 Fish Hatchery Rd.
Pecatonica, Illinois 61063
August 20th, 2022 | 9:00 am-12:00 pm
R.E.A.P Volunteer Workday (Restoration.Education.Appreciation.Preservation)
Cedar Cliff, acquired in 2017, features 60-foot high limestone cliffs that extend 800 feet along the Rock River. Join us on this R.E.A.P Day to collect seeds!
Cedar Cliff Forest Preserve
7901 Kishwaukee Road, Stillman Valley, IL 61084
June 18th, 2022 | 9:00 am-12:00 pm
R.E.A.P Volunteer Workday
Colored Sands Forest Preserve on the Sugar River is known for its birds – and the bird banding at Sand Bluff Bird Observatory, its unique geology, and wonderful wildflowers. It offers outstanding panoramic views of the pristine Sugar River. Join us on this R.E.A.P Day to collect seeds!
Colored Sands Forest Preserve
10602 Haas Road, Rockton, IL 61072
September 17th, 2022 | 9:00 am-12:00 pm
R.E.A.P Volunteer Workday (Restoration.Education.Appreication.Preservation)
Funderburg Forest Preserve’s 868.6 acres provides valuable wildlife habitat and is home to a variety of plant species and numerous species of birds. Join us on this R.E.A.P Day to transplant greenhouse plugs.
Funderburg Forest Preserve
4551 S Meridian Road, Rockford, IL 61102
July 16th, 2022 | 9:00 am-12:00 pm