Field Trips

Group field trips are off for now, but there are many options for independent visits. Always call ahead! Thank you to Kathy English and Elaine Allen, our field trip chairs, for most of these suggestions.

September 2020

o The Clare top-10-places-for-bird-watching-in-chicago/
o Trailside Museum September events
o West Cook Wild Ones is hosting Native Gardens Through the Seasons:A Virtual Walk on
Saturday, September 12. Tickets

August 2020

o There are still a few days left to view the trial gardens of Ball seed during customer days in West Chicago, open daily until August 14. Register at

o Another garden club has found VonBergen’sfarm i nHebron,ILto be an enjoyable way to spend the day and view some sunflower fields. 2020/

o Gethsemane Gardens Nursery-always a lot to see.

o The Gardens of the Baha’iTemple in Winnetka are open but the temple is closed at this point.

o Proksa Park in Berwyn. 3001 Wisconsin, Berwyn. The park is unusual with water features, native plantings and wildlife. Best to park on Wisconsin. (July, 2020)

Past Field Trips
Urban Rivers Field Trip

Orchids by Hausermanns

Elmhurst Expedition

Northwind Perennial Fields

Batavia Wildflower Sanctuary

Lurie Garden

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